7 Ways to Improve the Site Speed for Your Online Course

LearnDash

Instead, combining your CSS files into one larger file can reduce the number of trips your browser has to take to finish loading the site. Optimize the images on your site. Unfortunately, large image files are also a resource-hog slowing down your load times.

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Site Learnings

Clark Quinn

So I was talking with a colleague, who pointed out that my site wasn’t as optimized for finding as it could be, and he recommended a solution. So I thought I’d share my learnings about sites. This being a WordPress site, I use plugins, and my colleague pointed me to a plugin that would guide me through steps to improve my site. adding images. So, I’ve put Google tracking code into all of my sites, but the code on Learnlets was old.

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10 Corporate Learning Sites

Ed App

Many corporate learning sites provide free and paid online training courses to assist you in reinforcing key concepts, developing skills, and ensuring a convenient learning experience among your learners. Corporate Learning Site #1 – EdApp. Corporate Learning Site # – WizIQ.

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How to Speed up a WordPress site?

Learnloft

How to speed up a WordPress site. Obviously, the rule also applies to sites made in WordPress. The question arises: how do you speed up a site in WordPress? First, you need to check how fast (or slow) your WordPress site actually is.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

accurately describe images on first sight. Google AI Blog (2014), ‘A picture is worth a thousand (coherent) words: building a natural description of images’ 4 Give Your Video. image of their workspace. common applications/sites you might want to embed.

About this change to the site…

Clark Quinn

So, I’d been unhappy with how hard it was to update my site. So what you see is my first stab at a new site. A little background… My ISP, a good friend, colleague, and mentor, was making some changes to how my sites are implemented. While my other sites (Quinnovation and the book sites) are all done in a WYSIWIG tool called RapidWeaver, Learnlets is a WordPress site. And that’s handy for updating the site when I’m on the road (e.g.

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Production Tip: Access All of the Images from Your Website in One Click

Rapid eLearning

If you need to collect images from your company site to use in your training this tip should help. Usually when I find an image, I right-click to save. Here are two simple ways to see all the downloadable images and save them. Image Extractor Extension.

A Complete List of Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The Internet is rife with free things, especially free stock image sites. However, there are usually three main issues with the free stock image sites: The free stock images aren’t really free. The free stock image sites are only there to point to for-pay stock image sites. You are enticed with free stock images, but when you click on the ones that look good, they turn out to be connected to a for-pay service.

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Creating Learning Experiences With Images and Video | Mel Milloway

TechSmith Camtasia

Because what people generally look for when they’re looking at a site with a person on it is where the eyes are. In UX, there are also rules about the proximity of images. How do you ensure great learning design?

Top 10 Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

It’s not always easy to find high-quality images for your e-learning when you’re working on a budget. If you can’t afford the popular stock image sites, you might think you’re only option is to take your own photos. In recent years, there has been a huge surge of free stock image sites that offer photos, vector graphics, and even videos! Many of these free stock image sites make their photos available with the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.

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5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

3Play Media

Adding captions to video is especially important for news sites because it’s the information that matters most. The following news sites are doing an amazing job with captioning, ensuring their content is engaging, informative, and accessible. With a nationally recognized broadcast channel and the known fact that in sports you have to see it to believe it, they are very active with video on their news site.

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This Site Will Help When Troubleshooting Your Courses

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, we looked at the HTML5Test site as a way to check the browser and how it’s current support for HTML5 which is important to know when adding interactivity and multimedia to projects. To go with that post, here’s another good site: SupportAlly.

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ELEARNING AND PRESENTATIONS: In Search Of Free-to-Use Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When trying to find quality images for use in PowerPoint presentations or eLearning projects created with any development tool such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, or TechSmith Camtasia, most people turn to Google. With a quick search you are sure to find the image you’re looking for.   For instance, I recently wanted to find an image of a puppy for use in an eLearning project. (I   Check out some of the awesome puppy images Google found for me.

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Free People Cutout Images

eLearning Brothers

Go ahead and click the link below to go to our eLearning Templates site to download the images. Free Cutout People Images. Recent Cutout People Image Bundles (for purchase): eLearning Freebies People PicturesWe thought it would be nice to share a few of our People Cutouts… for FREE!

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Top 15 Websites to Get Free Stock Images

learnWorlds

Visual content makes all the difference in a site’s appearance. Images, videos, infographics, and other media-related material are amongst the most important elements your site should include. Stocksnap is one of the most popular stock image resources you can use.

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Free Images – Unsplash – Sharing our gifts

Adobe Captivate

What do I do when I don’t have an image? I wish I could capture all of the images I want and need but it is not possible. The entry page on the site describes the mission. I smile when I visit this site always finding inspiration and, usually, an image that works. For those of us in education, many images are posted by members of the Adobe Education Exchange that are also available for use. Blog Image Media blog free asset image media

LearnDash vs TutorLMS: Which is the Better Choice for Your E-Learning Site?

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

When you’re choosing an LMS platform for your site, it’s important to consider at least a few popular options and compare them to get a better idea of which one will suit your requirements. . Single-site license. Multi-site licenses. 229 for 10 site licenses.

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects. To take a digital camera and take my own images wasnt an option. As a result, I had to do a research and find the best FREE stock photo sites. Morgue File An easy to use free photo site.

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ELEARNING AND PRESENTATIONS: In Search Of Free-to-Use Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When trying to find quality images for use in PowerPoint presentations or eLearning projects created with any development tool such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, or TechSmith Camtasia, most people turn to Google. With a quick search you are sure to find the image you’re looking for.   For instance, I recently wanted to find an image of a puppy for use in an eLearning project. (I   Check out some of the awesome puppy images Google found for me.

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eLearning: Creating Flat Design Images from PowerPoint's Clip Art

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This means we are often relegated to the world of free clip art for our eLearning images. Here are a few examples of how clip art images can be reimagined into flat design. For these examples I just used shapes without lines, gradients, or shadows to create new, flat images resembling the original clip art images. All of the redesigned clip art images above took very little time, effort, and PowerPoint technical expertise.

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eLearning: What Happened to Microsoft's Free Image Gallery?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther    In my  Optimizing PowerPoint Design for eLearning & Presentations  class I like to sing the praises of  Microsoft's free online image gallery. I went to pull an image from said image gallery, and was met instead with this:  Do you know what this is? The bottom of the page gives me links to images for Office 2010 or 2007, which I thought would be just the ticket.

eLearning & Presentations: More Free Images. A MILLION more!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther    Want more free images for your eLearning or PowerPoint presentations? In December of last year, the British Library released into the public domain a huge collection of scanned images from more than 65,000 books spanning the 16th to 19th centuries. That means these images are free to use, share, and modify in any way that you see fit. All of the images can be found on the  British Library's flickr feed. 

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15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules

CommLab India

Are you looking for first-rate, attention-grabbing images for your online training modules? For an instructional designer, getting the right images is a daunting task. It is often hard to find images suitable for a e-module. It is hard to find images relevant to the content in our internal libraries. Purchasing new images seems a good option, but we need to think of the project budget. com : This website consists of 132549 images, organized into 183 sections.

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eLearning: Finding Google Images You Can Actually Use

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I have previously written about some good, free stock image resources. In response to that article, a reader asked me if the images on these sites were royalty free and could be used in courses that he planned to sell. Sometimes you can use the images, but only if you credit the original artist. Other times you can use the image, but not if you're going to sell your eLearning courses. by AJ George.

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Over 60 Free Stock Images

Rapid eLearning

Now that Microsoft’s quit providing free clip art and free stock images many of you are scrambling to get hold of free resources to use for your elearning and training development. Download Free Stock Images. In a previous post I shared 45 free stock images via the Unsplash site. In today’s post I’m going to share how to get 68 free stock images via Creative Tail. Since the images are free to distribute based on the CC 4.0 Editing Free Stock Images.

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Six Google Slides image editing hacks for amazing presentations

BrightCarbon

Both PowerPoint and Google Slides offer some great image editing tools that are so easy to use you don’t need to be an expert to make your presentation look striking, but we’re going to focus our time today on what Google Slides image editing can offer. Before we get started, if you need quality stock photos for your presentation, you can try sites like Unsplash or Pexels , as they offer a large online library of copyright-free, high definition images.

Angela Brown’s Recurring Revenue Niche Membership Site Journey and Success Story

LifterLMS

Learn about Angela Brown’s recurring revenue niche membership site journey and success story in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Well, the actual term is called warped image stabilization.

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Partner with Ziiva, Keep Your Groovy Image

Ziiva

A lot of thought is put into the branding of a company and their subsequent websites, marketing material, and overall image. So, when a company considers delving into online training, one of the biggest questions is, “Will it still look like our site?”. Since we know the importance of branding and how it affects your business, we build your training sites in a way that maintains the look and feel of your brand – or even that of your individual clients.

12 Top Video Footage Sites for E-learning Designers

CommLab India

Getty Images : You can download premium stock footage, from archival films to contemporary 4K and HD footage from this site. iStock : It is a branch of Getty Images where you can find HD video clips, B-rolls and stock footage from their collection of curated video clips. . VideoBlocks : This website is a members-only site that offers royalty-free stock footage, motion backgrounds, after effects templates, and more.

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5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

3Play Media

Adding captions to video is especially important for news sites because it’s the information that matters most. The following news sites are doing an amazing job with captioning, ensuring their content is engaging, informative, and accessible. With a nationally recognized broadcast channel and the known fact that in sports you have to see it to believe it, they are very active with video on their news site.

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Publishing a Captivate video on a SharePoint site.

Adobe Captivate

I have loaded my folder on a SharePoint site and when I open up the index file it just spins, I’m not sure what I’m doing wrong. In SharePoint I used library open in Explorer and to move the entire folder, the only files that didn’t transfer were some image files with a.json extension. The post Publishing a Captivate video on a SharePoint site.

Here’s a Free App to Compress Your Images

Rapid eLearning

Squoosh.app is a free service from Google that compresses large images. What I like is being able to compare the before and after versions of images. Some of the images I tested were compressed down over 90% and to the naked eye the degradation was negligible without zooming. As you can see above, the image size goes from 4.4 And the image below shows that the image quality is virtually the same for the naked eye.

Using Images and Audio in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

So, as we try to create more engaging and creative courses we are using more images, animations, and audio. Images. Ruth’s article sites research that shows an increase in learning of almost 89% in courses with images. Tips to image efficiency: Irrelevant or gratuitous images actually depress learning. Images and related text should be placed close to each other on the screen.

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Free E-Learning Scenario Images

Rapid eLearning

Here are some scenario background images that are great for your next interactive branched e-learning scenario course. These backgrounds go really well with the illustrated characters that come with the Articulate applications or those you may find at some of the free vector image sites. Of course, these images are relatively simple to make using basic shapes in PowerPoint or Storyline or by downloading some free vector images and making your own edits.

Design Dos & Don’ts: Images and More

Trivantis

Sites like thenextweb.com usually come out with projected trends for the year in January. Don’t: Use low-res images. Even if you don’t have the time to do your own custom photography for your course, Trivantis Art Director Tony Cavalier recommends avoiding low-resolution images. Find an image that is print quality or high-resolution web quality,” he explains. The post Design Dos & Don’ts: Images and More appeared first on.

Use Images that Make a Difference

eLearning Brothers

I’ve written various blogs about why gratuitous eLearning images are bad. Our images should be relevant and be used as a teaching aid. It has always been interesting to me how many “bad images&# are used in eLearning. This probably happens because typing text is a lot easier and faster than creating meaningful images. Confession…I’ve used my fair share of “bad images&# over the years.).

How to Easily Search through Free Stock Images

Rapid eLearning

It seems like every day there’s a new site that offers free stock images. Seriously, how many stock images are you really using? In the past, I’ve save you some time by reviewing free stock images and curating them into contextual downloads. What you need is an easy way to search through all of those free stock image sites so you can find what you need when you need it. Stock Up is courtesy of Site Builder Report.

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Free Images for Your Safety Training Courses

Rapid eLearning

I was building a demo for a workshop and needed a few safety training images. Fortunately Microsoft has some decent images available on their site. Click here to get an image search box. Microsoft’s Services Agreement: I get a lot of questions about whether or not you can use the images. Below are some of the images from Style 401. Some of the images are in multiple groups if they feature different safety equipment or procedures.

12 Websites for Free Vector Images Good for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Do a search for “free vector images” and you’ll find hundreds of sites that boast tens of thousands of free images. Besides, how many free vector images do you really need? Websites that Offer Free Vector Images. As you may know, many of the sites that offer “free” resources only allow them to be used for personal use. My criteria for listing the sites below is that they really are free for commercial use.

eLearning industry stock media site

Take an e-Learning Break

eLearningStock.com has royalty-free images and caters specifically to the eLearning industry. With over10 million images, selling for as low as 90¢ per image, and many specialtyimages, templates, and animations, eLearningStock.com is the go-to resource for the eLearning industry. Check it out: [link

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