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The Best (WordPress) LMS Hosting

LearnDash

One of the biggest challenges for anyone who is implementing a learning management system is finding a hosting provider that is both reliable and scale-able. There is a lot to maintain, so the hosting must be powerful enough to deliver the content without negatively impacting the user experience with slow load-times and outages. Fast Forward to Today. Rarely do our sites go down.

The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS

Association eLearning

It means software that is hosted on the provider’s servers instead of servers in-house. The client subscribes to the software rather than licensing it outright and running it on their own servers. SaaS stands for Software as a Service. So, when an LMS provider say they have a SaaS LMS, they’re really saying we offer a cloud LMS. How does it work? What are the benefits?

Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

There are many sites you can host your corporate videos on – for free. You can even host your corporate training videos on them. If you host them on public sites, there are chances of unauthorized usage. So, it’s better to host your corporate training videos on a Learning Management System (LMS). Some More Reasons to Host Training Videos on an LMS.

The Best WordPress Host We Know

LearnDash

The very nature of LearnDash means that we are often helping people across a variety of hosting platforms. Keeping up with all of the various host offerings is a bit daunting. There are generic, shared hosts. WordPress specific hosts. Dedicated servers. Virtual servers. Managed servers. It is easy to get overwhelmed in this industry, and sometimes the hosts with the biggest advertising budgets end up with the most business… Enter LightningBase. We have been using LightningBase for quite some time to host our sites. Seriously.

5 Things To Look Out For While Choosing An LMS

Origin Learning

Web Hosting. If you have a dedicated IT department that can work to provide tireless 24/7 support and backup, self-hosting is for you. If not, ask your vendor to provide cloud based support on their servers. Whichever hosting method you choose, your LMS must be easy to integrate with third party applications. A good LMS is easily customizable. Integration.

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Adaptive versus Responsive Design

Obsidian Learning

Adaptive design is server-side , meaning the images are optimized for specific screen resolutions before the page is even delivered. The server distinguishes what kind of device is accessing the site and loads the preset layout based on that device. Adaptive design is server-side and you develop layouts for a few devices rather than for all. Adaptive. Responsive. 2] [link]. [3]

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6 Advantages of Hosting Videos on an LMS [Infographic]

CommLab India

The challenge comes when you want to host a training session online, to deliver it to a global audience. The huge file size of videos may create problems while hosting them online on a normal server. So it’s better to host your training videos on a Learning Management System (LMS). Hosting your training videos on an LMS offers you quite a few advantages.

Host the Smart Player on Your Own Website

Visual Lounge

” I’ve got some good news: You only need to care about those extra files if you’re hosting your video on your own website and you want the video to play in our Smart Player. (If In this video I show how I show the process of taking the files from your hard drive, uploading them via FTP to a web server, and then checking to make sure everything works.

Getting Started with Moodle | Planning for Success

Lambda Solutions

The good news is if you are outsourcing your Moodle hosting - which is the recommended method - the Moodle installation process will be taken care of for you. Moodle hosting vendors, like Lambda Solutions, help take away the headache of installing the site on a server, and remove stress surrounding the optimization of your Moodle site's performance. Introduction. Moodle How t

SAAS (Hosted) LMS and Vendor Questions

eLearning 24-7

What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers. The bottom line without getting technical or overly detailed, the solution is hosted on your vendor’s servers and not hosted on your internal servers. Hosting does offer very tight and safe security, and access is via the internet, even if you go through your VPN (Virtual Private Network). Benefits versus having it on my servers (behind my firewall). Hosted solutions are the way to go in this day and age, for numerous reasons. At their main location?

Hosted vs. Behind-the-firewall LMS – How To Decide?

Upside Learning

Adding to this dilemma is another level of decision making – whether to go for an OnDemand / SaaS / Hosted LMS service, or for a behind-the-firewall LMS deployment. Let me try to break this decision down into a few factors that’ll make it easier and more objective: Are you allowed to use hosted services? A hosted model not only saves costs in this case but also a lot of headaches!

Track Course Completions for Free Using Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer

E-learning Uncovered

If that sounds like a lot of work, keep in mind that this is a FREE solution that can be implemented within a day (assuming you already have a web server), where the alternative likely means purchasing, implementing, configuring, and using an LMS. Step 1 – Readying Your Web Server. To use these scripts, you must install PHP on the web server where the course will be hosted.

Wrestling Virtual Learning Technology Trauma to the Mat

ATD Learning Technologies

When I first began to deliver webinars and web workshops, I was in search of the holy grail: that mystical web platform that never crashed, never experienced odd technical hiccups, could be relied on to work 100 percent of the time, had servers that never went down, never scheduled software updates at inconvenient times, and saved us from silly human errors when we pushed the wrong button.

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E-learning Deployment – Considerations and Tools

eFront

But even if you go for an inferior LMS (well, we had to say it), there are several things you have to consider, the most important being whether you want a Cloud solution or a custom LMS deployment (either hosted or internally deployed). Cloud-hosted LMS. Self-hosted (internally deployed) LMS. Hosted LMS. Or maybe build an e-learning school of your own. Shopping list.

Take Advantage of eLearning Possibilities in Your Restaurant

ExpandShare

These courses should be organized by the different employee roles in your restaurant, like server, host, busser, bartender, dishwasher, etc. Training is an ongoing process that affects every employee in your establishment. Elearning allows you to provide training in an online format and make them available to all your employees on their devices. Or how to clock in and clock out.

Latest #LMS Takeaways Plus Did you know?

eLearning 24-7

Let’s break down the reality in terms of security and save your IT/IS person and you time to post all those questions: Most LMS vendors host their LMS on hosting sites Amazon S3, Rackspace, Akamai, AWS – all of which are extremely secure, especially Amazon S3. The systems are in the cloud on these hosted server sites, and these hosting sites, have servers located in many countries so even if the vendor is based in the US, they will have servers in all if not most European countries, Canada, Australia, most of Asia, Middle East and Africa.

8 reasons why your authoring tool must be in the cloud

Challenge to Learn

The funny thing is that cloud based solutions are much more secure than any local stored system: Data in the cloud floats over many servers, it is not tied to one specific server. No server crash, fire or any other disaster can make you lose any work. Cloud based storage is much more difficult to hack than a physical server or PC. No IT hustle. Collaboration. No problem.

ROI: Should You Host The LMS or Let the Vendor

Kapp Notes

There always seems to be a debate about whether or not an organization should host a Learning Management System (LMS) application internally or externally. An informed client needs to consider costs as well as some questions about the ability to host internally. I have to admit, I lean toward having a vendor host the solution. As an individual in a training or compliance department, what kind of resources do you have at your disposal or within your department to keep your training servers up and running? What money do you have in your budget for server upgrades?

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution. This leaves reliability to the mercy of local servers, and maintenance in the hands of administrators whose area of expertise may not necessarily be elearning. Lower costs.

Recent LMS Trends That Affirm The Continuing Increase Of LMS Popularity For Corporate Training

G-Cube

Another benefit is that the hassle of hosting and maintaining software can be avoided as the LMS vendor takes care of updating as well as maintaining it. The organization need not have their own servers or IT team to moniter the LMS. A recent survey by LMS consulting website Software Advice aimed at finding the top benefits and features that LMS users utilize.

8 reasons why your authoring tool must be in the cloud

Challenge to Learn

The funny thing is that cloud based solutions are much more secure than any local stored system: Data in the cloud floats over many servers, it is not tied to one specific server. No server crash, fire or any other disaster can make you lose any work. Cloud based storage is much more difficult to hack than a physical server or PC. No IT hustle. Collaboration. No problem.

When Does Your Training Need To Go On A Private Cloud?

eFront

We have gone from big-as-a-house mainframes with slow-as-molasses magnetic tape storage to pizza-box sized servers with crazy fast SSDs, in the span of four decades. The next evolution — which is already here — does not concern servers smaller than pizza boxes, but rather no boxes at all. You don’t have complete control over your servers: the Cloud operator has.

Cross-platform LMS Integration Strategies

Web Courseworks

Integrating business systems still poses a challenge to CIOs, their technologists and their vendors, but the technological barriers have decreased in recent years for a host of reasons that I describe below. In the past, ERP technologies (a category in which I would include association management systems) were often deployed on midrange hosts. is safer. Single sign-on.

eLearning is now created by people with no e-Learning background

Challenge to Learn

They did not have an LMS or website to host the courses on. So we built in course hosting. With one click you can publish a course to an easygenerator server and you will get a link that you can share with your learners. because many people use our hosting and do not have a LMS they had no way of tracking the results. Trainer: Flipped classroom. There are two advantages.

Adobe RoboHelp: Using SharePoint for Version Control

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In a previous article I showed you how you can use SharePoint to host a shared review. Version control is a method by which you store all project files on a server. You work with a local copy and synchronize all changes with the server. The benefits of using version control include: Version history: the server makes a new version of topics for every change. Click here.

How to Embed a PDF Viewer with Multiple PDFs in Articulate Storyline (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

Very Important Note: This requires a web-server to run properly. Either post the final output to SCORM Cloud, post to your web server, or use a locally hosted test server (i.e. Now that we know how to embed a single PDF in Articulate Storyline from my first post , the next step is utilizing the same system in order to put multiple PDFs in the same course.

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Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option

CommLab India

Hosting and managing trainings online. Selection of server: Software as a service: In this option application will be hosted on vendor server and administration access will be provided. Application and server uptime is vendor’s responsibility. On Premise: In this option application will be installed on your server. LMS or LCMS? – Free Webinar.

Starting with e-Learning? Start with Easygenerator

Challenge to Learn

Host the course. Host the course. Easygenerator offers you course hosting as well (for free!). You can publish to our server with one click. When you are a beginner in e-Learning you have to cover a lot of things before your learners can actually start learning. Starting with e-Learning checklist. • Buy authoring software. Learn how to author. Starting at e-Learning?

Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements

mLevel

The other option is called Learning Locker which is an open source LRS which does require a server to host the LRS. The snapshot above represents a single JSON message which is submitted to the Learning Locker LRS hosted in the mLevel development environment. which are represented by the gameEventType. Quick Overview of xAPI. mLevel Events to xAPI Statements.

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Knowledge Guru Adds Video, Adaptive Learning, Faster Speeds in Winter Release

Knowledge Guru

We have migrated the entire Knowledge Guru database to Amazon cloud servers. or 2004 packages… or host the game in the cloud for expanded gameplay features and deep tracking. The Knowledge Guru platform has undergone a massive evolution over the last few months. We think every release is exciting, but Winter ’15 is especially great. Video. You asked, we listened.

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6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution. This leaves reliability to the mercy of local servers, and maintenance in the hands of administrators whose area of expertise may not necessarily be elearning. Lower costs.

E-learning course development: How to balance between size, cost and time? Pt. 1

eFront

Whereas recurring costs might include: – Web hosting costs. hosting all of them on the same server if your student count is low enough to permit it), whereas others have to be paid in full for any additional course you create (e.g. Creating anything is an exercise in balancing ideals with realities, or ambition with available resources. Scripta manent. Size matters.

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To be or not to be Moodle

eLearning 24-7

Which means you have to either have the servers in-house (and again, have to factor in the server cost – which many tend to not do) or have it hosted on the web. Perhaps you use Amazon S3 or Rackspace – you pay a monthly fee for either of them, or any of the other server farms out there. Some folks have it hosted via a service provider they use for other things. Right now you are probably in one of three camps when it comes to open source LMSs, specifically Moodle: Huge fan and most likely have it. Not a fan of it. Thinking of soup, I mean Noodles!

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Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

Third, there’s no guarantee LinkedIn will keep hosting that content, and there’s no easy way to export it. The hosting is already done, and you can do premium themes. If you are somewhat technical but don’t want to deal with loading things to a server, this is a good option. You can export everything to host it yourself later if you want. Mistakes I Made. Planning.