Best Video Hosting Solutions for Online Courses

LearnDash

What video hosting platform should you choose? Fortunately, a video host can help address this issue by providing storage for your videos among other benefits. Why do you need to use a video host? Choose the video hosting solution that best suits your need.

The One-Year Countdown to an xAPI Profile Server

MakingBetter

On Wednesday, 20 November at 1pm EST, the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative will host a webinar on an xAPI Profile Publishing Tool & Server being developed for 2020. The post The One-Year Countdown to an xAPI Profile Server appeared first on MakingBetter. Experience API

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The Curious Case of Managed WordPress Hosting

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

For many new WordPress users, WordPress hosting and managed WordPress hosting, in particular, is a tough nut to crack. To guide you through this Middle Earth of Managed WordPress hosting, Gandalf is here! What is WordPress Hosting? A good web host does all this and more.

Popular Hosts for LearnDash

LearnDash

One question we often are asked is what hosting provider works well with LearnDash. If you currently have a WordPress site then you already have a host and chances are that your host will work just fine if it has been working for you up until now. With this in mind I wanted to share a list of the more popular hosts people use with LearnDash powered programs. They have three main plans for their shared hosting and the top-tier will only set you back ~$12/mo.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

want to include a piece of content that’s hosted by. servers in the world Just like other sectors, L&D teams are increasingly. wanted to hire servers to deal with your courses and. people would often find that their servers crashed when. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

SaaS LMS vs. hosted LMS: Why the SaaS LMS rules e-learning

Docebo

In the past, the hosted LMS was the only way to do business, but future-forward businesses have moved into a new age. Here’s what learning powered by a SaaS LMS looks like vs. its predecessor: the hosted LMS (spoiler alert – there’s no competition between the two).

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. We have been using LightningBase for quite some time to host our sites.

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. The trouble is, sometimes the hosting provider with the best marketing isn’t necessarily the best provider.

How to Scale Up Your LearnDash Infrastructure

LearnDash

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. However, when it comes to concurrent users, the answer depends primarily on your hosting setup.

7 Overlooked Benefits Of A Self-Hosted LMS

eFront

In this article, I’ll highlight 7 surprising benefits of self-hosted Learning Management Systems. 7 Self-Hosted LMS Benefits We Tend To Overlook. Instead of relying on cloud-based servers, locally installed LMS solutions are hosted right on your company’s server. Let’s explore 7 often overlooked benefits of self-hosted learning management systems. Self-hosted LMS solutions typically offer more customization features.

6 Popular LearnDash Hosting Options (And How to Choose the Best One)

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

For any website, the choice of web hosting is a critical one. Requirements of any e-learning website tend to be a bit more tedious than other types of websites due to longer session durations and a host of other differences. Powerful multimedia hosting capabilities.

7 Ways to Improve the Site Speed for Your Online Course

LearnDash

An HTTP request is any time your browser has to fetch a file from your web server. The farther your servers are from someone trying to access them, the more latency there will be. Upgrade your hosting. In many cases, a slow website is the result of cheap hosting.

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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? In case your organization’s policy is flexible, then of course OnDemand / hosted services are feasible options to start with.

Amazon Web Services & eThink: What You Need to Know About Hosting Your LMS on the AWS Cloud

eThink Education

Part of eThink’s solutions model includes providing hosting services for all of our Moodle , Moodle Workplace, and Totara Learning Management System (LMS) clients. Through the flexibility of these open-source learning platforms, organizations and institutions can employ an LMS hosting partner like eThink in order to leverage an optimized environment and provide the best possible learning experience for constituents. And that also includes FedRAMP compliant hosting environments!

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. The provider runs back-ups, does server maintenance and security upgrades, and provides IT services that support the clients usage of the software, while the client runs their organization. SaaS stands for Software as a Service.

The Game Changer for WordPress LMS Web Hosting with Tom Fanelli

LifterLMS

Learn about the game changer for WordPress LMS web hosting with Tom Fanelli in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Then you have cloud hosting, which can refer to hosting technology outside of the scope of shared or VPS hosting.

Host Student Websites with Google Drive

TechSmith Camtasia

A problem I ran into when I was teaching a basic web design course was that I didn’t have a good way to host or display student websites. Domain names aren’t free (although, they are cheap) and server space wasn’t an option for me. A little detail about Google is that you can now host web pages using folders in your Google Drive account. Host with Google Drive. Now, the hosting. Remember, you can host any media (photos or videos) in this public folder as well.

5 Easy ways to turn the Exclusive Web Hosting into Success

Learnloft

Many people are still in trouble, but with the right cheap web hosting service, they rule the digital world. The best web hosting providers offer excellent service to their customers. Finding a reliable hosting service provider is extremely intimidating for business. But with the perfect combination of the best web hosting and the best domain, elevate your business to a great height. You will discover some simple ways to make Linux Web Hosting a success.

Now Available: Managed Hosted Options

Rustici Software

Here at Rustici Software, we’ve been spending a lot of time lately hosting SCORM Engine and Content Controller installations on behalf of our clients. I’ll be talking about hosting SCORM Engine here, but all of this stuff applies directly to Content Controller as well. We started hosting things for folks because we realized several things all at once: Our clients are having to spend way too much time and money to host our products themselves.

3 Major Reasons You Should Host Your Own LMS

LearnDash

With today’s trend of SaaS, it can be easy to forget the benefits of hosting your own LMS. Here are the top 3 reasons why you should host your own LMS: 1. If your business has decent size servers, then depending on the number of courses and frequency of their use, you can certainly host your own LMS. Challenging your organization to understand and successfully host a LMS is a great way to internalize and reinforce the importance of continual learning in the company.

Cloud LMS or Hosted LMS: How Are They Different?

ATD Learning Technologies

Before we proceed, let's understand the differences between cloud-based LMS software and a hosted LMS. The main difference is that the cloud LMS is hosted on the supplier's servers and offered as service, while the installed LMS is offered as a product and is run on the servers within the organization's network. However, here are eight benefits of a cloud-based LMS, and why it may be a better choice compared with a hosted LMS.

Cloud LMS or Hosted LMS: How Are They Different?

ATD Learning Technologies

Before we proceed, let's understand the differences between cloud-based LMS software and a hosted LMS. The main difference is that the cloud LMS is hosted on the supplier's servers and offered as service, while the installed LMS is offered as a product and is run on the servers within the organization's network. However, here are eight benefits of a cloud-based LMS, and why it may be a better choice compared with a hosted LMS.

Why you should Look for in a VPS USA Provider

Learnloft

Whenever you are looking to switch VPS USA providers or just require a suitable hosting solution, you need to come across a company that understands your needs and that can cater to all of them. A really good idea would be to search for the cheapest VPS hosting USA provider that you can find on the market and that can offer you the assistance and support that you have in mind. Find out if the VPS in USA hosting services provider offers support as well.

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).

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. Hosting your training videos on an LMS is an effective way of training employees in this digital age.

Host the Smart Player on Your Own Website

TechSmith Camtasia

” 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. Questions about hosting the Smart Player?

[WEBINAR] Docebo?s Approach to Regional Cloud Hosting

Docebo

Register for our upcoming webinar to uncover the performance and privacy benefits of regional hosting in the cloud. Cloud-hosting enables e-learning platforms to allow users to access their content from anywhere in the world, as long as they have an internet connection. But, as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) organizations grow larger, cloud-hosting might not be enough to support their growing needs as global companies, from both a performance and privacy perspective.

Self-hosted or cloud LMS? 5 questions to help you decide

LearnUpon

Choosing between a cloud LMS and self-hosted solution is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make. With a self-hosted solution, you’ll need to decide how major applications, like servers, databases and load balancers, will be resourced and budgeted. A self-hosted platform may be a better fit if every application in your organization must follow the same architecture. The post Self-hosted or cloud LMS?

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. Video-based learning is one of the most effective and engaging learning strategies.

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. If it is high, internal hosting might be the answer, if it is low, you may want to consider external hosting.

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. Choosing the right Learning Management System is an arduous task and if not done carefully, may lead to a substantial waste of time and money.

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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. New post Adaptive versus Responsive Design on Obsidian Learning.

SaaS vs custom eLearning solution: How to Start an Online Tutoring Business?

mysimpleshow

Determine your pre-requisites: For a basic online tutoring business, you would need the following assets to proceed with: – A domain name with your website’s address – A hosting account to store your website data and files – An online platform to sell your courses: website or mobile apps. – SaaS-based solutions: These are readymade solutions where you can simply use a hosted platform to create your own website. What are you really good at?

How does the LMS LDAP protocol work for eLearning?

Paradiso

With the help of the LMS LDAP protocol, you can access the information of your users that is hosted on the main server, organize your workouts and enjoy all the features of Paradiso LMS with security and easy access. This protocol provides enhanced security and may be required by some network administrators or by some LDAP server technologies, or when the LDAP server is at a remote site with no private connection. Security and access to information go always together.

Is on-premise, perpetual licensing right for you?

Ziiva

You may already be familiar with the difference between cloud-hosting and on-premise hosting, and have heard about the overwhelming trend of organizations moving to the former. But this doesn’t mean cloud-hosting is the best option for everybody. Hosting an LMS on premise has advantages that can be overlooked and undervalued in the mass exodus to cloud. Self-hosting. This option is a popular model for self-hosted, on-premise installations of enterprise software.