How to Add Online Courses to your WordPress Website
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How to Add Online Courses to your WordPress Website

Learn how to generate more impact and more income by integrating a Learning Management System into your WordPress site
4.2 (22 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,475 students enrolled
Created by Chris Badgett
Last updated 3/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Build an online course using LifterLMS
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Requirements
  • Prior to starting this course, a basic knowledge of WordPress would be helpful.
  • If you have a WordPress site and are interested in building an online course, the free LifterLMS plugin (which is used in this course) would be helpful.
  • An internet connection
  • A computer
Description

If you are an educational entrepreneur interested in learning how to build courses on your WordPress website, this is the course for you!  Learn how to generate more impact and more income by integrating a Learning Management System into your website. In this free course, you will discover how the free LifterLMS plugin specifically empowers you to easily create, sell and protect engaging online courses. If you are going to build your education business on top of WordPress and LifterLMS, it’s important that you, or someone on your team, takes this WordPress fundamentals course.

In the introduction, Ali Mathis will outline the course goals and introduce you to your lecturer, Chris Badgett.  Ali and Chris work together at codeBOX and LifterLMS and are both experienced in WordPress and online course building.  As part of the LifterLMS team, Ali is excited to speak about Chris and his unique qualifications to guide you on this journey. 

If you’re serious about your online course, LMS or membership project, be sure to take this easy to follow course! 


Who is the target audience?
  • Educational entrepreneurs or anyone with a desire to build their own online course.
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Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
01:39:25
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Introduction
4 Lectures 10:42

Welcome to our course!  Meet Ali Mathis, who will outline this course and introduce you to your instructor, Chris Badgett! 

Introduction
00:54

In this lesson you will learn what a Learning Management System is, and why we are choosing to use LifterLMS for this course. 

What is a Learning Management System
05:24

Any well coded WordPress theme works with LifterLMS, But LifterLMS LaunchPad is recommended.  In this lesson you will learn how to select a WordPress theme for your LMS.

Selecting a Theme for Your Online Course
02:01

After completing this lecture, students will be able to chose the add-ons they may need for their online course. 

Optional Integrations to Consider for Your Online Platform
02:23
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Installation
2 Lectures 08:13

In this lesson, you will learn how to upload and activate LifterLMS on your WordPress site.

How to Upload and Activate LifterLMS
01:37

This lesson provides an overview of the general settings within LifterLMS.

General Settings Tour
06:36
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Using a Learning Management System: Courses, Sections, Lessons and More
7 Lectures 25:18

In this lesson, you will learn how to use your installed plugin to create a course with sections and lessons. 

How to Create a Course, Sections and Lessons
03:15

In this lesson you will learn how to use courses. 

How to Use Courses
06:36

In this lesson you will learn how to use sections. 

How to Use Sections
00:37

In this lesson, you will learn how to use lessons. 

How to Use Lessons
03:48

In this lesson, you will learn about the custom sidebar widgets that come with LifterLMS.  Learn what your options are, and how to install them. 

How to Install and Use Custom WordPress LMS Sidebar Widgets
01:34

In this lesson, you will learn about analytics and student management. 

Analytics and Student Management
02:21

In this lesson, you will learn how to create quizzes.

How to Create Quizzes
07:07
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Engagement
6 Lectures 16:45

In this lesson, you will learn about the LifterLMS email engagement system.

Personalized Automated Emails
03:05

In this lesson, you will learn how to increase the impact of your online course by adding gamification and achievements. 

Gamification with Acheivements
02:28

In this lesson, you will learn how to create certificates. 

How to Create Certificates
02:09

In this lesson, you will learn how to create course tracks and degree programs. 

How to Create Course Tracks or Degree Programs
03:21

In this lesson, you will learn how to incorporate MailChimp to advance your email marketing. 

How to Advance Your Student Engagement and Email Marketing with MailChimp
02:31

In this lesson, you will learn how to collect information using Gravity Forms (an optional add-on). 

How to Collect Information on Lesson Completion with Gravity Forms
03:11

Email Engagement

Email Engagement
1 question
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Ecommerce
7 Lectures 31:56

In this lesson, you will learn how to set up access plans for free, one-time and recurring payments. 

How to Set up Access Plans (Free, One-Time, and Recurring Payments)
07:00

In this lesson, you will learn how to accept credit card payments directly on your site with the Stripe integration. 

Accept Credit Cards Directly on Your Site with Stripe
02:53

In this lesson, you will learn how to accept payments via PayPal on your website. 

How to Integrate PayPal
03:46

In this lesson, you will learn options for accepting payments offline. 

How to Accept Money Offline or Through an External System with Manual Payments
05:36

In this lesson, you will learn about how to offer coupons for your courses. 

Complete Coupon System
02:32

In this lesson, you will learn more about the voucher code system and selling courses offline. 

How to Sell Courses Offline and Generate Voucher Codes for Account Activation
04:06

In this lesson, you will get an overview of WooCommerce so you can decide if it is right for you. 

Other Ecommerce Options with WooCommerce
06:03
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Memberships
1 Lecture 06:31

In this lesson, you will learn how to sell multiple courses at once on your website. 

Sell Multiple Courses at Once and Other Content with LifterLMS Memberships
06:31
About the Instructor
Chris Badgett
4.5 Average rating
155 Reviews
17,936 Students
5 Courses
Founder at Badgett Media

Chris Badgett's media companies, Badgett Media and codeBOX, serve clients worldwide. His WordPress training courses and videos on Udemy and Youtube have helped over 7,996 people launch WordPress websites and grow their businesses.

He believes entrepreneurship, conscious parenting and healthy living can heal and change the world. His products and programs align with this belief, and he helps support others on a similar journey build that lifestyle and create the business to fund it.

Chris is also co-creator of the best tool for easily creating and selling online courses called lifterLMS.