LMS: How to create courses

Get into Dashboard > Courses > Add New here you can create a new courses

You can configure each single course post with following options

1. Layout

You can switch between following available layouts Without Sidebar, Left Sidebar, Right Sidebar and Both Sidebar.

And also refer the link http://wesupport.wpengine.com/knowledge-base/sidebar-settings/ for how to assign/create a sidebar widgets.

Course Widget Sidebar

If you want to enable the course widget (enrolled students details, course group details, course events, etc.,) get into the option Dashboard > LMS > LMS > Theme Course > there you cn enable the sidebar.

2. Video URL

Here you can add the video references. Here you can add a single URL only.It Supports the below formats

  • youtube
  • vimeo
  •  mp4

If you want to the video references in the content area means,

  1. You can add the video using the iframe tag.
  2. Else you can add the video using the Fullwidth Video Shortcode.

3. Reference URL

Here you can add the reference url for the courses. Here also you can add single link only.

4. Price

You can add price for your course here. This field is used for s2Member payments alone.Leave this field empty if you are going to add this course to class. Or you can assign the course as free course. For more details refer the link http://wesupport.wpengine.com/knowledge-base/lms-course-payment-gateway-options/

5. Featured Courses , Social Share , Teachers , Related Courses

Here you can enable the Featured Courses , Social Share , Teachers , Related Courses options for the single course page display.


Make sure that you have enbaled the social media option under the Dashboard > LMS > Integrations  >Courses > Show Sociable > Enable > Save All.

6. Certificate

Here you can enable the certificates option. And also here you can choose the certificate templates. And also you can set percentage for certificate for each course. Who will achieve the pass percentage, they will receive the corresponding certificate via the mail.

And also refer our the link http://wesupport.wpengine.com/knowledge-base/lms-how-to-create-certificates/ for how to create a certificates.

7. Badges

Here you can enable badge option for courses. Set percentage for badge for each course, who will achieve  that percentage they will gain corresponding badge. And also here you can upload the badges images.

8. Lessons

You can assign the course lessons under the creation of the lessons page. And also refer the link http://wesupport.wpengine.com/knowledge-base/lms-how-to-create-a-lessons/ for how to create a lessons.

If you are not assign any lessons under the course type it cause the Division By Zero error.

9. Attachments

You can add the media attachements under the attachment options. Here you can add any number of media attachments for this course.

For attachment files it has maximum upload file size as 16 MB only.

If You want to use the Page builder options on course page means get into Dashboard > LMS > Page Builder > Course > YES > Save All.


How to change the course Slug value

If you want to change the course slug value means get into Dashboard > LMS > LMS > Theme Courses > Permalink Settings > there you can assign the course slug values.

How to create Course Category

You can create a course categories via the two ways.

  1. Get into Dashboard > Courses > Course Categories > Add New Course Category.
  2. Create a course category under the Course Category Meta Box > Add New Course Category in the course page.

If you want to find the category id means kindly refe rour link http://wesupport.wpengine.com/knowledge-base/how-to-find-category-id/

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