7 Reasons LearnDash Is the Best LMS for Developers


Trying to decide which LMS will give you the most control and flexibility as a developer? Look no further than LearnDash.

How to Use Group Leaders and User Roles in LearnDash


Need to give certain users special privileges without making them full admins? Here’s how assigning user roles can help. Online courses of all sizes frequently run into issues where they need to give different users special privileges and permissions to run their course more effectively. Doing so effectively means knowing how to set up User Groups and designate Group Leaders in ways that will accomplish the goals you want for your course.

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How to Use Free Course Content to Drive More Business


Many customers expect the option to try before they buy when considering a purchase—after all, most of us wouldn’t drive off the lot in a new car without taking it for a test drive first. The same can be true for students considering enrolling in your online courses.

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New Update Release: LearnDash 4.0 Is Here!


LearnDash is continually improving and we don’t ever plan on stopping. Today we officially launched LearnDash 4.0 and it comes with some exciting new features. Here are the details. Onboarding Wizard.

Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. In our webinar, we’ll explain how to make the best use of Apple devices in your classroom, and the tools and resources you need for success.

LearnDash LIVE Training Webinar: Explore The New LearnDash Gutenberg Blocks


In this week’s LearnDash LIVE Training webinar, Karmen and Jack discuss the details of the Gutenberg Blocks. Watch the webinar below. If you’re a WordPress Warrior, you’re probably familiar with it. If not, no worries, you can get the rundown below. What is the Gutenberg Block Editor?

4 Psychology Backed Strategies to Keep Your Online Learners Motivated


According to a study from MIT , online course providers are experiencing an increase in signups but later succumb to the struggles of low completion rates. The study cites an average dropout rate of 96% amongst their Harvard cohorts.

LearnDash Version 3.6 is here ??


Over the last several months we’ve been talking internally about this release as one of the most exciting ones ever. You may recall that in September, the ownership of LearnDash changed hands. That’s normally when you see things slow down. But for us, that was the opposite.

LearnDash Achievements Now Includes Highly Requested Features!


Introducing new functionality for your achievements, the direct result of your feedback! A few months ago, we rolled out the new LearnDash achievements functionality for your online courses.

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LearnDash LIVE Training Webinar: OnBoarding Wizard Walkthrough


When it comes to new feature releases, we want to always make sure we’re providing our members with as many resources as possible. Currently, we have a dedicated support team, support site, Facebook group , countless blogs , and now LIVE webinars.

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Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

LearnDash 4.0: Introducing Challenge Exams


As you may know, LearnDash 4.0 was released a few days ago, It came with some pretty cool new features, including our first iteration of Learning Paths, also known as Challenge Exams. .

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How To Sell Your LearnDash Online Courses With WooCommerce


As a learning management system (LMS), our #1 priority is helping you easily create, manage, and sell high-quality courses. According to Hubspot, LearnDash is the best LMS plugin for WordPress so it’s no secret that we’re pretty good at what we do.

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Did You Know You Can Create A Course In Less Than A Minute With LearnDash 4.1?


As e-learning experts, we understand the importance of building a great course. That’s why we’ve been hyperfocused on making the building process that’s as seamless and stress-free as possible. Take a look at the latest LearnDash updates to see how we’re improving our product for course creators.

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7 Signs You Need a New Learning Management System (LMS)


Your LMS is the foundation of your entire online learning experience. Is it letting you down? For online educators, few decisions are as consequential as which Learning Management System (LMS) they choose to be the platform for their online course.

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Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

5 Online Teaching Fundamentals for Online Educators


Even if you’ve taught in the classroom, teaching online presents new challenges. If you’re preparing to teach your first online course, you may be wondering how online teaching differs from the traditional classroom.

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How to Organize Your Online Course Content


Now that you’ve decided that you want to create an online course, you’ll need to know more about the next steps. Before you jump into building your course you need to start with a solid foundation. That foundation starts with organizing you course content.

How to Structure An Online Course


If you structure an online course well, you’ll keep people engaged. Have you ever sat in a lecture – clearly presented by an expert – only to discover that you’re bored out of your mind and can’t stay awake?

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10 Ways to Measure the Success of Your Online Course


Wondering how you can demonstrate the effectiveness of your course? You have a few options. After going through all the work of researching, planning, and creating content for a course, the last thing an educator wants to find out is that it’s not working.

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The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

Selling Courses: Which is Better – Evergreen or Launch Model?


Which approach is better when you’re selling courses? We’re in part seven of my series on online courses and it’s time to talk about how you go about selling courses. Should you use the Evergreen model? Or should you use a Product Launch approach?

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Best Video Equipment for Recording Your LearnDash Online Course


Creating a course can feel intimidating especially if this is your first attempt. What can make this task even more overwhelming is choosing the right equipment to record your online course videos. Here are our recommendations for the best video equipment for recording an online course.

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Certificate Builder Has Arrived!


The easiest, most flexible course certificate creation tool available on the market! We know that when you selected LearnDash for your online courses, you did so in order to have access the best of e-learning innovation.

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Protect Your Course Content with the LearnDash Integrity Add-on


After you’ve spent time developing your course, the idea of someone stealing your course content, presenting it as their own, and even profiting from it can be terrifying. Content theft is a fear that every course creator has faced or will face at some point or another.

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

Build Your Course Website In Record Time With Kadence Starter Themes


Building your course isn’t an all-day process, especially if you use KadenceWP Starter themes for LearnDash. LearnDash is a learning management system that helps you easily transform your expertise into profitable courses.

Worried About Course Security? Start With Your Website.


Protecting your intellectual property is important, but securing your website should come first. A common concern for many course creators lies in how they can protect their content from being stolen.

Tips for Developing ELearning In-House


If your organization is in need of course development, then you generally have two options: create the material in-house, or outsource the development to another firm. There is not a clear-cut answer as to which you should choose as it is dependent on a variety of factors. That said, I have found that many organizations will first try to keep content development and management in-house to leverage their current workforce.

Do Low Online Course Completion Rates Matter?


The process of creating a good course has a few different aspects. You have to organize content, record course videos, and so much more. The work doesn’t stop there though. Even after the course is complete there are other things like marketing that must be done.

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Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

Should I Create An Online Course?


As a subject matter expert, there comes a point in your career where you have thoughts about creating an online course. You have questions like: Is creating an online course right for me? Will an online course benefit me and my business? How do I get started?

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3 Ways LearnDash 3.6 Helps You Market Your Course


The latest update allows for new ways for you to present your course to learners. We hope you’ve heard by now about our release of LearnDash 3.6. It’s an exciting update to our platform with a number of much-requested features, as well as a few new ones that we think our users will love.

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Improve Your Course Experience with LearnDash Email Notifications


Whether you’re an online creator or an employer providing eLearning to your employees, sending out user registration emails is critical to your learner’s future success. The post-registration experience is just as crucial as getting your learners to register in the first place.

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6 Visual Design Tips to Make Your Course More Effective


When information is presented clearly and organized well, it’s easier for learners to understand and remember it. We’ve talked a lot on this blog about the importance of good instructional design , which often focuses on how educators create course content.

Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.

Can Captivate 9 Save Adobe?


If you haven’t heard yet, Adobe made some news in the elearning industry yesterday. Specifically, they released their learning management system and Adobe Captivate 9. I discussed the new Adobe learning management system previously in this article. I’m interested to see how that one plays out and what the general perception will be from those who use it.

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4 (Exceptionally Good) Reasons Gamification is Worth the Hype


Gamification isn’t just a gimmick—it’s a vetted and highly effective learning tool. Anyone who’s ever had a teacher insist, with painfully false enthusiasm, that “learning is fun!,” may be forgiven for raising an eyebrow at the concept of gamification.

How Gamification Helps Learners Achieve Flow


Flow exists in the “just right” space between boredom and anxiety. In 1975, a Hungarian-American psychologist, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, identified a cognitive state of high focus and productivity which he named “flow.”

3 Kinds of Certification Courses (Which Kind Is Yours?)


Knowing what kind of certification course you want to offer will help with marketing. Certification is one of the biggest markets in online education. It’s one of the most direct ways to offer learners an educational opportunity that will affect their bottom line as well as your own.

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Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.