7 Ways to Improve the Site Speed for Your Online Course


Slow websites can result in loss of course subscriptions and dissatisfied learners. Instead, it’s about their website. Load times on websites are a big deal—as anyone who has spent any time online as a user knows. Same for your other files.

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How to Scale Up Your LearnDash Infrastructure


Your course website needs to handle a larger load. However, this post is going to focus on the nuts and bolts of your site—the number of concurrent users you can handle, your hosting requirements, and other factors that can affect site speed. How can I make my site faster?


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Everything You Need to Know for Using Video on Your Website

KZO Innovations

Video has the powerful ability to humanize your content and bring your brand to life, which is especially important for people who are visiting your website for the first time. Telling your brand and product story via a full-screen video on your website is the latest trend in website design. Video definitely increases visitor engagement , but Google weighs file size and delivery speed when ranking pages (a knock against it).

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

While there are a plethora of video file types, which consist of codecs and containers, choosing the right one doesn’t have to be complicated — but it certainly can be. You may have heard the phrase video codec when referring to video files. Containers (file extensions).

How to embed a YouTube video in PowerPoint


Finding video can be difficult, but there’s a little-known site called YouTube that has a few billion videos to choose from. Essentially, any online video is simply a window in your PowerPoint slide to the service’s website. And then you have to consider file management.

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Introducing Tech Tuesday toolbox

Mike Taylor

Quickly find media that is inflating the file size and reliably and easily replace fonts throughout your presentation. iLovePDF iLovePDF is an online service to work with PDF files completely free and easy to use. Works in any Email Service Providers and Website.

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Mobile Content Management Solutions: Why Simple File Storage Is Inadequate


All of these file repositories do have iOS and Android apps, so they can qualify as mobile content management solutions. This is fine if you have 10 files, 100 files, or even 1000 files. employees using the wrong files or versions. Find Files Incredibly Easily.

100 free eLearning templates and images + 2015 updates


You can get 100 free character images , as well as the source files included in my blog and video lessons by signing up here. New website and other platform changes. The two most notable changes: Launched a new website: I updated to a cleaner, responsive design. Consolidated the 3 sites: One restriction of my old platform was that it forced me to build on multiple domains. Now everything is on the.com with the website , blog , and membership site.

YouTube vs. Vimeo, What’s the Difference?

TechSmith Camtasia

Vimeo does offer a free membership, but it limits you to one HD upload per week with a maximum file size of 500MB. On the flip-side, when you upload your video to YouTube, it cannot be changed without completely deleting the file and re-uploading. You may notice that YouTube has ads all over the place both on the website and within the video player. At TechSmith, our goal is to help our users take advantage of the power of video in their daily jobs.

30 Awesome Remote Work Tools for Teams

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Employees will no longer have the luxury of mingling with their peers on-site, attending in-person meetings, or even eating lunch together. Glip : Task management software with features that include screen/file sharing, team chat, calendars, and more. No file size or traffic limits.

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Complete Guide To Promote Your YouTube Video


Some people might want to promote YouTube video to promote their product or website online. It is highly unlikely that viewers will use symbols like “ © ®” to look for a file. Instead of naming your file “final_video.mp4” or “final_video.avi”, make sure that you rename the video including the same keywords. The file name will be an indicator for search engines describing the contents of your file. The image’s file size needs to be less than 2MB.

Why is My Video Blurry? – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

For example, here at TechSmith, we know we will be most often exporting videos to 720p for YouTube and our website; so when we record, our screen dimensions are usually 1080p. There are a ton of stock image sites that offer both types for purchase. Finally, the last topic I want to cover is file formats. This topic can get very confusing very quickly, but my main piece of advice is try and use the.MP4 file format (or H.264) whenever possible.

5 Steps to a Graphic Development Workflow for E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

Here is what I file in each of the folders: Source Graphics: Original photos and images that will be modified for final use, as well as Photoshop and Illustrator files. Final Graphics: These are the final version of each graphic that will be inserted into an authoring tool or website. Reducing the dimensions to reduce the size of the file. If you reduce the image to somewhere between 72 to 125 dpi or ppi (pixels per inch), you will reduce the file size.

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5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

Create a simple 10 slide PowerPoint file. You can also visit sites like Don Clark’s Performance, Learning, Leadership, & Knowledge. His site is like having an instructional design library at your finger tips. Another site that I like is Making Change. It’s a good balance to the text heavy, academic information from some of the other sites that are focused on instructional design theory. How do you keep file size down, when posting to the web?

Recording PowerPoint Presentations like a Pro: Geetesh’s 13 Tips for Creating Great PowerPoint Slides

TechSmith Camtasia

He’s authored 6 books on PowerPoint and presenting skills, and his website, Indezine.com , attracts more than two million pageviews each month. Geetesh’s site has thousands of free PowerPoint templates and other goodies for visitors to download that you should definitely check out, so click that link above to keep the resource handy. Now, read on for Geetesh’s pointers, then apply what you’ve learned as you browse his site later! Then save your file.

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

I love watching those really fun and hip videos that you see on so many startup companies’ websites. Here’s a great site that aggregates many of them [link]. Having said that, here are some of the others new features in Camtasia 8 I love: I really love the new, completely rebuilt screen recorder in Camtasia 8, which not only yields smaller file size of the recording (i.e. You can read more on Camtasia Studio 8 from TechSmith’s site HERE.

Understanding Image File Formats

TechSmith Camtasia

But, which image file formats do you need? The topics I am going to cover are how file types differ, common web sizes, vector versus raster art, and digital versus optical zoom. Common Image File Types. After you are done editing, you save it and you are prompted with a window that asks you what type of file would you like it saved as. All of the files I mentioned previously fall into two main categories. Common Web Image Sizes.

10 Training Video Software

Ed App

To add videos to your lessons, all you have to do is to drag and drop the video file into the upload box or select it from your computer. While they have a free plan, the assets will include watermarks and you’ll only have a file size upload limit of 2 GB.

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Web Tools for Learners

Fair Copyright for Canada - Kill Bill C61 > viral, Michael Geist’s site - great video - 61 seconds. the camera doesn’t really matter - file size important though (100 mb) - compress before uploading. software - iMovie, Avid (free version available on their website), Premier, be careful of the lighting, lots of light or outside, look & sound are important. Our awesome M.C. Matthieu. Keeping WordPress Secure - Mark Jaquith. markjaquith.com. link].

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

Files.Design – Professional resources for digital designers including templates, sounds and other files made by Great Simple Studio. DB Freebies – this site rounds up all the great design freebies from Behance and Dribble. Moose by Icons8 — Interesting new option for free stock photos that match each other [link] You can even download them all as a big.zip file. Site Palette – A browser extension that extracts the color scheme from a website.

LearnTrends Audacity and More - Best of eLearning Learning September 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Quotes websites - Take an e-Learning Break , September 1, 2009. get the file size you want … - Adobe Captivate Blog , September 11, 2009. 10 Sites to Learn Something New in 10 Minutes a Day , September 25, 2009. Multitrack audio and creating MP3 podcast files: Podcasting for E-Learning , September 21, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. September 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars. Metrics for the Modern CLO: How to Measure Formal and Informal Learning.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

This growth can partially be attributed to the ever-increasing video file size, quality, and the rise of video streaming services. Right-size your video. Normal search sites are playing an increasingly important role in exposing and delivering video content to viewers.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

Put your video content strategy in three categories: Traffic driving videos (short, concise videos for social media platforms) Content marketing video (longer, more in-depth videos for YouTube & your website. Website videos (“about us” and testimonial videos).

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

create videos in a variety of commonly used file types. CamStudio’s website claims its software is so easy to use, you can learn it in a matter of minutes, thanks to their built-in help files. CamStudio’s website claims the file size of the videos you create with their software will be smaller in size than other leading video screen recorders, and have great quality. built-in help file.

How to Post Animated GIFs on Social Media Networks

TechSmith Camtasia

Facebook does not support uploading a GIF directly but you can upload it to a site like Giphy , your website, or blog and paste the URL into your Facebook post (make sure the URL ends in.gif). Just keep in mind if you’re creating your own animated GIF you’ll need to keep the file size under 8MB for use on Facebook. We’ve all been there; You have the perfect animated GIF ready to post, but it shows up as a static image.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

At the conclusion of the webinar they gave a tour of some of the available resources on their site. Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.

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10 Best and Worst Types of Microlearning

Ed App

Just note to watch files sizes as while Imgur’s newer gifv format has a lower file-size it’s still fundamentally mp4 video in a different software ‘wrapper.’ Distributing bite-sized, cloud-based microlessons to an entire workforce takes seconds and the portable power means effective, interactive microlearning is easily achievable. However, even basic video content requires large, high-resolution files which are difficult to distribute.

How to Capture Screen Images in Under a Minute

TechSmith Camtasia

For example, they can help you capture what a website looked like before the latest brand refresh, that weird error message you got a couple months ago, or even a juicy gossip article you don’t want to risk forgetting. Definition: A single picture of a computer, smartphone, or tablet screen captured and saved as an image file. Animated GIFs are also a lightweight file size and play automatically so they’re quick and easy to share on sites like Slack, JIRA, and Trello.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

No need to bring traffic to your website to watch your product video; instead, show potential customers your video directly in their Facebook news feed. Prior to Facebook video advertising, here at TechSmith we hosted all tutorial content solely on our website and YouTube. You needed to either seek it out on our site or search for it on YouTube. To upload video captions in Facebook, you’ll need to use an.srt file. Video is HOT right now! Like, on fire.