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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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.

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The Best Hosting For Your LearnDash Course Site

LearnDash

Getting the best hosting for your learning management system (LMS) site is crucial if you want that site to operate at peak performance. Using a reputable hosting site helps with avoiding unnecessary downtime, improving site speed for your learners, and protecting against cyberattacks.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Best WooCommerce Hosting Providers in 2021

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

Which hosting plan to choose? This can seem like an overwhelming question, considering the number of hosting plans and providers available in 2021 for your business. So, here are a few things you might want to consider before choosing the hosting provider for your business. .

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 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.

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.

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.

Managed WordPress Hosting, Open Source Software Innovation and Community with Robert Jacobi From Cloudways

LifterLMS

Learn about managed WordPress hosting, open source software innovation and community with Robert Jacobi From Cloudways in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Cloudways is a hosting company that can support multiple platforms.

Hosted LMS vs. SaaS LMS: Which One Is Best for You

ProProfs

Do you ever wonder what a hosted LMS and a SaaS LMS are and how they compare against each other? For the purpose of this post, let’s focus on hosted LMS and SaaS LMS. They are hosted on the internet and available on-demand. What is a Hosted LMS? Examples of Hosted LMS.

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).

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SaaS LMS vs Self-Hosted LMS: Why SaaS for eLearning is Best

Academy of Mine

Most of the time this meant self-hosting a platform (sometimes even building it yourself). SaaS systems are hosted by a third-party provider, so in the case of Google Drive – that’s Google. What is a Self-Hosted LMS?

Affordable, Customer Centric, Managed WordPress Web Hosting in 2021 with Cloudways

LifterLMS

Learn about the new offers for affordable, customer centric, managed WordPress web hosting in 2021 with Cloudways in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. He’s from Cloudways, which is a hosting company.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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?

SaaS Applications for Teaching Labs: 9 Benefits

ReadyTech

Moreover, if you use a hosted virtual machine, you won’t have to worry about managing the physical server. Instead of students logging into the instructor-led portal, we can relay everything the student is doing through the SaaS server.

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.

Managed WordPress Hosting Company WP Engine Meets Accelerating Need for Digital Education Experiences by Releasing LMS Site Templates in Partnership with LifterLMS

LifterLMS

Learn about how managed WordPress hosting company WP Engine meets accelerating need for digital education experiences by releasing LMS Site Templates in partnership with LifterLMS in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS.

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.

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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[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.

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.

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?