Why you should Look for in a VPS USA Provider


The only problem that you might encounter is the fact that there are just too many similar web hosting providers out there. The truth is that you would not know what to do if you try to access your website at a random time only to find out that the server is offline.

How to Scale Up Your LearnDash Infrastructure


We’ve written in the past about popular hosting options for WordPress , so we’ll just start by saying that if you’re still in the “budget” realm, which is to say you’re running off a shared server, it’s time to upgrade. Virtual Private Server (VPS). Dedicated Server.


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7 Ways to Improve the Site Speed for Your Online Course


An HTTP request is any time your browser has to fetch a file from your web server. These can often be weighed down by poorly written scripts that contribute significantly to your load time, and in some cases, the plugins conflict with each other, leading to UX problems as well.

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mLearning devices and platforms: What you need to know

Bottom-Line Performance

Mobile shouldn’t be viewed as simply another way to consume traditional eLearning…it should be a true solution to a specific problem that cannot be solved by a desktop solution. However, Samsung’s second generation tablet is a worthy competitor to the iPad – and it supports Flash, external devices, and upgrades – things the iPad does not. Pros: • Content remains secure on your servers, no data is stored on the device. Requires a web URL; you must host it on a server.

E-learning Deployment – Considerations and Tools


The benefit of this approach is that you don’t need to be concerned with installing, updating and managing servers and software. files may be stored out of server in flexible storage services like Amazon S3 and there would be multiple web and db servers deployed, alongside CDNs and load balancers). A self-hosted LMS platform is basically a web application, usually sold as a licensed product, that you get to install and maintain in your own server.

LMS Comparison: LearnDash vs. Teachable


To start, you’ll be on a shared server with a bunch of other “free” plans, and that will mean an incredibly slow website—especially if you (or someone else on your shared server) is trying to get the most out of their unlimited video hosting.

8 reasons why your authoring tool must be in the cloud

Challenge to Learn

No problem. The funny thing is that cloud based solutions are much more secure than any local stored system: Data in the cloud floats over many servers, it is not tied to one specific server. No server crash, fire or any other disaster can make you lose any work. Cloud based storage is much more difficult to hack than a physical server or PC. If you run into any trouble weather it is a functional problem or a bug, help is always near in the cloud.

Hosting your blog over shared hosting vs over VPS hosting


Well, when you start very fresh in the market, the budget seems to be the only problem. VPS is a private virtual server that resides on a physical machine. Unlike shared hosting, each user of the VPS server gets access to a guaranteed set of resources.

The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

Requires upgrade for memory and storage. Free, but you may need to upgrade your hosting and server plans, as well as hire a developer to fully customize the tools. It also has cloud compatibility, though you may have to upgrade to take advantage of this solution. Requires developer for set up to avoid problems with proprietary software.

Adobe Captivate 8: Responsive Projects for mLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

But there remained another problem. This one Captivate 8 feature is the main, compelling reason that upgrading to Captivate 8 isn't just something to consider. Once you're done laying out each canvas, all you need to do is publish and post the lesson to a web server or LMS just like always.

ROI: Should You Host The LMS or Let the Vendor

Kapp Notes

As an individual in a training or compliance department, what kind of resources do you have at your disposal or within your department to keep your training servers up and running? What money do you have in your budget for server upgrades? Software and hardware upgrades to a server are not trivial. For example, updating just the software on a server can cost upwards of $10,000 a year. How many channels are you willing to pursue to get a problem addressed?

HTML5 and Flash: Two Ways to Create Interactivity in Mobile Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Now, the problem with HTML5 is that not all browsers support consistently all its features. Develop HTML5 versions of your most commonly used interactive elements, and then code your server-side course pages to first check the browser capability and decide whether to display the Flash version, the HTML5 version or simply an image file in place of the interactive element. Most e-learning developers assume the availability of the free Flash plug-in on the learner's browser.

“Will my SCORM and AICC courses break from the Chrome 80 browser update?”

Rustici Software

Rustici Engine can be deployed on your own servers or even better, we can handle the server management with our Managed Hosting services. In this way, we’ll remove all the headaches by managing your upgrades so you’re always on the latest and greatest and your application is future proofed. Our engineering team uncovered Chrome’s update last Fall, saw the potential for the problems it would cause, and released a patch to Rustici Engine customers.


Learning Record Store (LRS) Guide: Basics You Need to Know


LRSs can transmit learner data to other systems, including other LRS servers, mobile devices, sensor-enabled devices, and LMSs. You can also forward data from an LMS also allows you to your LRS server if you need to.

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7 Overlooked Benefits Of A Self-Hosted LMS


Instead of relying on cloud-based servers, locally installed LMS solutions are hosted right on your company’s server. Granted, there are upgrade and add-on costs to consider. For example, if your IT team is unable to solve the problem, you can call upon their trained specialists to help. A self-hosted LMS gives you the power to choose how much data you can store and where you store it, instead of adhering to cloud-based CAPs and their remote servers.

Security Matters – Keeping Your Data Safe In A Post GDPR World

HT2 Labs

An SSL certificate is the product that is purchased from a security provider and installed on a server, and HTTPS is the secure communication that results from having that certificate on your server. HTTPS is a way to encrypt information that you send between a browser and a web server. The only problem you might face is if some of your older links need updating.

How to choose an LMS for your Company


It is more often than not a better idea to employ the services of a company that specializes in LMS and provides everything needed in one package, including support, upgrades and training. If you already have an LMS and are looking to upgrade, then this is an opportunity to ask some other important questions such as: What are the features of your current LMS that you like? Will an influx of users further down the line be a problem?

Best Open Source Helpdesk System for your Website

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

Some companies are also using live chat to get in touch with customers and solving their problems. But, Open Source HelpDesk & Customer Support Ticketing System ensures 100% data security and privacy as you can store all your data in your own server without any external dependencies.

Open Source LMSs Facts and Insight

eLearning 24-7

One that is likely to catch an eye is “Capterra” The problem with the listing is that for folks seeking an alternative to Moodle, they are likely to think that every system on the list is a)Open Source – as Moodle is, b)100% Free. Have servers on site?

Why PowerPoint crashes and how to prevent it


Type of crash : Semi-transparent screen, ‘PowerPoint has experienced a problem and has to close’, with a spinning circle of doom. Type of crash : Semi-transparent screen, ‘PowerPoint has experienced a problem and has to close’, with a spinning circle of doom.

E-learning course development: How to balance between size, cost and time? Pt. 1


hosting all of them on the same server if your student count is low enough to permit it), whereas others have to be paid in full for any additional course you create (e.g. Your budget for two $2,000 web servers, for example, might have missed the $300 setup fee per server, the $200 courier service bill for delivering those servers to your premises and the $50 of cabling needed to connect them to your network.

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Cloud Management: 10 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Your Cloud Management

Hurix Digital

With in-house IT services, you’ll need to train your IT staff to work with new technologies and dedicate resources to acquire and release upgrades. In the rare event that a problem requires to be addressed on-site, cloud technicians are dispatched to resolve it the same day.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

Mozilla’s Open Badges project is working to solve that problem, making it easy for anyone to issue, earn and display badges across the web through a shared technical infrastructure. However, if your association has IT resources, you can download the source code and set up an instance of BadgeKit on your own server. If you’re an association running a larger operation and willing to pay an annual fee, you can upgrade to a Pro account to unlock advanced issuing functionality.

LearnDash vs Teachable vs Thinkific – Comparing Top 3 LMS

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

Since both Teachable and Thinkific are hosted platforms, it means all your activities will rely upon the functioning of the hosted server. You may lose out on business, especially if your main pages (payment page, blogs, product page) are connected to the hosted server.

Virtual Labs & LMS Integration for Enterprises


Business partners may develop a better understanding of how your business’s internal software runs, how it will impact their organization, and how it will help them solve their problems. For example: Keeping the lessons up to date with current technologies is easy since software and hardware upgrades are cheaper for virtual labs. User and customer education is a vital step toward maximizing the value of your company’s software solutions.

Creating Mastermind Retreats and Building WordPress Tools for Developers with Brad Touesnard the Founder and CEO at Delicious Brains


SpinupWP: a cloud-based server control panel that allows you as a developer to create websites via Digital-Ocean without manually installing WordPress and going through the entire setup. Brad Touesnard: That’s kind of the original problem, but there’s all kinds of stuff as well.

Why You Should Choose an Open Source eLearning Platform?


They are mostly ready-made and introduce upgrades, updates, customizations, or modifications only as OTA update for all. You can host your platform on the web server of your choice. And since you can also select the host, you have the freedom to upscale the web servers to scale your learning management system as per changing needs and requirements. Proprietary vendors will follow a strict schedule for updates and upgrades, and only they can perform the same.

Advantages of WordPress over Moodle


Certain technologies were not available when they were architecting Moodle, although Moodle has come a long way in getting plugins installed and installations and upgrades. E-Learning – Delivering e-learning should be no problem on this platform either. You can upload media or you can create pages that communicate the course status directly to the server and then launch it from there. Tracking training right from the WordPress site solves this problem.

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LMS Scalability: How to grow your online training platform without compromise?

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

This means you might be restricted by: The policies of your LMS platform provider The ability of their developers The incompatibility of their codebase with other platforms An inability to extend features (if they are closed-source) Costs associated with upgrading. What is scalability?

What is SaaS?

Growth Engineering

Contrary to what you might think, the cloud doesn’t actually exist up in the sky, but is rather a network of servers. So a SaaS product is installed and hosted within a single place – this network of servers. With a cloud-based LMS, they don’t need to be at the office and connected to the server. Often, you would be stuck with the version you bought, and would have to pay for an upgrade a few years down the line.

Benefits of SCORM that you should know about


One downside of SCORM content is the cross-domain scripting problem. It is an accessibility barrier for SCORM, which prevents the SCORM content from being accessed from another server while it is being played on one server unless the content is physically transferred. In short, interoperability implies that if a business change or upgrade their LMS, contents in the form of multimedia will still be accessible for use. SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model).


A Look Back at 2020 for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

I found that of concern, especially when server crashes were constant. The content even with content publishers, beyond just aggregators sits on their servers and not say, the learning system. UpGrad (EdTech) acquired Rekrut India and The Gate Academy.

Why Your Organization Needs Salesforce Trainings

WalkMe Training Station

It’s revolutionary concept defies previous norms, where Customer Relationship Management Solutions (CRM) were a significant drain on time and money, mostly because they were hosted on company servers. If there are elements of your training which aren’t working, use staff input to target problem areas. We live in a dynamic, technological age , where we have a constant flow of upgrades to existing software packages. What is Salesforce?

eFront vs TalentLMS


Even when organizations want to outsource their elearning infrastructure, eFront comes with a dedicated hosted server solution. You can start using it immediately (nothing to download and install, no person in between) and you can update, upgrade and downgrade your account at any time. One problem with SaaS solutions is that the products are to a large extent standardized so it is rarely possible to make heavy customizations to the interface or functionality.

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Using LifterLMS to Empower 1 Million Teachers in Africa with WordPress Titan Malcolm Peralty


Malcolm Peralty: So, they were using a hosted LMS solution, iSpring LMS, and they were using the iSpring Suite and they found it very easy to kind of create content and publish content, but the problem was you’re working in Africa.

WooCommerce Pricing: How much do you need to pay?

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

Uptime – This is the percentage of time host servers and your website are up and running. Scalability – Ensure you’re able to upgrade your hosting plan as your site grows. . WooCommerce is the most popular e-Commerce platform with a market share of 27.8%.

Multimedia Wars: Flash or HTML5


This however, is generally not the problem for our learner group. But many users still use Internet Explorer 7 or below, and find it not necessary to upgrade. DRM with HTML5 is not straightforward as it requires special servers and settings, not available to many developers. The problem of DRM is also countered, as downloading or saving content is a phenomenon mostly associated with the PC or laptop, not so much in mobiles.

How Avaya Built Its Own Version of Khan Academy

TechSmith Camtasia

Adding Camtasia required that we upgrade a number of our engineers’ laptops to meet the minimum specs, an upgrade that everyone was excited to have a good reason for. To help reduce the number of errors, I would frequently share an updated list of common problems I was encountering. The videos that were deemed proprietary were uploaded to an internal server instead of YouTube and published as internal-only articles in the existing knowledgebase.

The Flexible eLearning Framework


To ensure your organization complies with Flexible eLearning Framework, determine the following: Does your organization have a disaster mitigation and upgrading plan for the technology infrastructure? Do learners have sufficient storage space on the organization’s servers? Using the Flexible eLearning Framework as a guide alleviates many problems right at the beginning and also enables eLearning planners to create stronger and robust eLearning organizations.

Using WordPress and LifterLMS to Deploy the Course Marketplace Business Model with Adrian Nutiu


Getting that visibility for courses can be a big challenge for course creators, and Adrian’s platform MadBright aims to solve that problem. So, for example, YouTube has one huge problem, like discoverability. Adrian Nutiu: It’s nothing, it’s a custom server.