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WP Courseware – WordPress eLearning Management Plugin

Thanks to the digital revolution, thousands of entrepreneurial organizations and individuals are discovering new opportunities to profit from areas like providing teaching and training courses online and elearning management systems.

Electronic learning, or “elearning,” is based on the concept of distance learning, where learners don’t have direct face-to-face interaction with the trainer or teacher.

The e-Training Industry Is Growing

Online education sites like Udemy.com are indicative of the growth of the eTraining industry.

Udemy.com provides 30,000+ e-courses covering all topics, from IT & software and personal development, to courses about stress management and language learning, etc …

(Udemy currently offers 30,000+ ecourses covering every topic imaginable!)

The fact that the e-Training industry is growing and that so many topics can be taught online is not only great for people looking to learn, but also for businesses that have valuable knowledge to teach others.

e-Learning – Opportunities And Challenges

The digital medium provides benefits and opportunities for creating and selling online training courses, but there are also significant drawbacks and challenges.:

Additional factors include lack of face-to-face contact, boredom and lack of motivation, distracting environments, etc.

eCourses – A World Of Possibilities

If you are an internet marketer, creating a product that teaches others subjects in areas of strong interest is a great way to grow a list or monetize your website. Product creation is one of the best ways to build a loyal customer base, as well as establish authority and credibility online and position yourself as a leader in your industry or niche.

There’s a ton of opportunity. Almost anything can be taught online.

(Got a passion for photography, landscaping or writing sales copy? Turn it into an e-training course!)

The problem with product creation, however, is that creating PDF reports and training courses from scratch tends to be very time-consuming. Chances are, however, you already have plenty of great content on your website or blog that can be leveraged into a digital product.

If your site is built with WordPress and you plan to create ecourses, there’s an inexpensive and powerful WP plugin that you may want to consider.

Let’s Review …

WPCourseware – WordPress Learning Management System Plugin

Description Of Plugin

WP Courseware is a learning management system plugin for WordPress that lets you set up professional training courses and build e-learning products fast with WordPress.

(WPCourseware – Online Course Creation Software)

The WP Courseware plugin is used on over 7,000 sites and makes creating etraining courses in WordPress very simple.

Training courses in WPCourseware contain training modules and training modules are built from course units, surveys, etc.

WP Courseware integrates fully with any WordPress site. Once installed, the plugin adds a new section to the dashboard menu that lets you create new training courses, edit existing modules and units, edit quiz questions, edit settings, import/export data, add training certificates, access training documentation, etc …

(WPCourseware plugin menu)

WP Courseware also lets you add a sidebar widget, allowing you to further customize your course options …

(WPCourseware Widget)

Courses can be entirely customized and configured.

For example, you can choose if course participants need to have completed a training unit before they are allowed to progress through to the next section …

(Courses can be fully configured to suit your needs)

You can view details about your courses ”at a glance” inside the WP dashboard and perform a number of actions (e.g. reorder modules, course units and quizzes) …

(View information about your courses inside your WP dashboard)

If you are already familiar with the way WordPress works, you can create courses quickly using familiar interfaces and functionality.

For example, you can add and edit course titles and descriptions, set user access, customize user messages and notifications, create certificates of completion for courses and fine tune other course settings simply by clicking tabs, entering information into fields, checking radio buttons, selecting drop-down menu options, rearranging elements around screens using drag & drop, etc …

(Plugin ”Edit Course” screen)

Adding training modules and course units is as easy as creating and editing a WordPress post. You can easily include text, images, embedded media, and any other kind of content that you would normally add to a post.

You can reorder your content by dragging and dropping units inside training modules inside the ”Order Course” section …

(Order Course Modules & Units settings area)

When you have finished adding content to your module, simply publish it like any other WordPress post or page.

Your course units will be listed in a table in the “Course Units” section …

(Course Units table)

Placing your course and training modules into pages is simple. WP Courseware lets you insert course and training module information into pages using the plugin’s built-in shortcodes …

(WP Courseware shortcodes)

Shortcodes let you display course content on your pages and manage all of your course options from a central location …

(Creating training courses is easy with WPCourseware)

After your elearning course is published, your registered users can access it …

(Members must log in and have permission to access your training content)

For more details, visit the plugin site here: WP Courseware

Benefits

Here we have listed just a few of the benefits and advantages of using WPCourseware to add training courses to your WordPress site or blog on your WordPress website:

Installation Is Easy

WPCourseware installs like any regular WordPress plugin. Simply upload a zip folder that contains the plugin to your Plugin folder via your WP admin area and activate.

Create Courses Quickly

As mentioned earlier, if you have a basic understanding of the way WordPress works, you can create courses quickly and easily using familiar interfaces and functionality.

Just create a new course, module, or unit with content, and optional quiz or survey. Drag and drop to organize the course and create a course outline using the plugin’s shortcodes or widget.

Unlimited Expandability

The WP Courseware plugin allows you to add unlimited courses, modules, lessons, surveys, quizzes and students.

Use Different Content Types

A course unit uses WordPress custom types, which lets you add anything you would typically add to a WordPress post or pageWordPress pages or posts besides text, like embedded media, graphic elements, hyperlinks, file downloads, etc.

(Use different content types in your training courses)

Some additional plugin benefits include the following:

Features

WP Courseware provides WP users with a number of great features. Below we have listed some:

Course Outlines

You can create a course outline and course progress page via shortcodes. The course progress shortcode displays the courses students are enrolled in while also displaying their current progress.

Track Course Progress

Students can also view their course progress with a custom sidebar widget.

As an administrator, you can also track student progress inside your dashboard …

(Track student progress)

Automatically Enroll New Course Participants

Set up courses to allow automatic enrollment of new participants.

Training Course Certificates

Students who successfully complete your training courses can receive a course completion certificate. You can add custom backgrounds, logos and signatures …

(Customized certificates)

Export/Import Functionality

The import/export feature allows you to set up your course on other websites.

Custom User Notifications

WPCourseware lets you set up custom user notifications for students upon module or course completion and communicating on other administrative matters. You can also customize the quiz result email to congratulate students who successfully complete training quizzes. Additionally, you can also send out a mass email to students with their final course grades with a single click …

(Custom Notifications – WP Courseware)

Surveys And Quizzes

Add quizzes and surveys to your course content …

(Surveys And Quizzes)

(WP Courseware –  Edit Quiz/Survey Screen)

e-Commerce & Membership Plugin Integration

WPCourseware works with many ecommerce and membership plugins …

(Works With WordPress Membership & eCommerce Sites)

User Testimonials

Below are some of the testimonials that users have written about the WPCourseware plugin:

“No e-learning solution for WordPress compares to the ease and speed that WP Courseware offers people when setting up online courses.” Chris Lema

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“Nate contacted me about checking out WP Courseware. I did… and I was impressed. Today, I have WP Courseware integrated into the delivery side of Blog Marketing Academy itself.” David Risley, Entrepreneur, Blogger, & Speaker

WPCourseware – Useful Tips

As mentioned earlier, if you have been marketing your business online for a while, you probably already have loads of great training content on your website or blog that can be leveraged into a digital training product.

WPCourseware lets you convert any any WordPress page or post into a course unit, so if showing outsourced workers how to complete certain tasks.

Support

WPCourseware is well-supported and backed by a no-risk, 30 day, 100% refund guarantee. Users get free access to all integrations and 1 year of support and upgrades with their purchase.

The plugin’s “Documentation” screen inside the plugin’s settings area explains how to use the available shortcodes …

(Plugin Documentation – Shortcodes)

And access to a complete library of ”how-to” video tutorials …

(Plugin Documentation – Plugin Tutorials)

Software Price

WPCourseware is available in the following options:

Please Note: The price of the WPCourseware product depends on whether there are any promotions or limited-time specials being offered. When we last checked, the software is being retailed for the prices shown above. This may not be the actual pricing charged by the product author when you visit the product website and you may be shown additional upsells or one-time offers after purchasing.

Check the plugin’s website for the current pricing information:

Additional Information

For a demo video of the plugin, including installation instructions and tutorials, FAQs, support helpdesk, contact details and more, visit the WPCourseware website.

Install This Plugin

If you’re searching for an inexpensive way to create an online training product WP Courseware is a powerful, yet simple and easy to use plugin that you may want to consider using.

For more details, visit the plugin website:

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