Courses – Course Builder

A Quick Start video is included below along with a detailed write-up (including screenshots).

Courses can be created in the Courses > Course Builder section.

The green plus icon can be clicked to begin the course building process.

The first step is to set a Title for the Course and click the green Apply button.

Once the Course has a Title, the additional sub tabs are available.

The Course Builder section includes the following sub tabs:

Content – Modules and Lessons

Creating Modules within the Course comes next. Each Module will contain a Lesson(s).

Modules are added by using the blue Add Module button in the Content sub tab. Enter the Module Title into the field and click the green Save button.

The option to Add Lesson will now be shown within the newly created Module. Click the circle plus icon Add Lesson. Repeat the process until all Lessons are added.

Mouse over a Lesson and click the Info Icon to edit the content within the Lesson.

The Editing Lesson box will appear and the various settings can be configured for that specific Lesson.

Allow Comments: Can be enabled/disabled. If enabled, Users can post Comments on the Lesson.

Enable Preview: Can be enabled/disabled. If Enabled, Users can access a Preview of the Course content. The protected Course content will be open and available to anyone if the Preview option is Enabled. This option overrides the protection settings for the Course.

The blue Save or green Save & Close button can be clicked once all settings are configured.

Access

Note: The option to protect and set access to a Course only appears if WishList Member is installed.

More info on setting up protection and access for a course can be found in the Protect a Course article.

Course Details

The Course Details sub tab is used to adjust settings related to Comments, Category, Difficulty, etc.

The blue Save button can be clicked once all settings are configured.

Resources

The Resources sub tab is used to upload and manage files that are associated with the Course.

Display Resources: Can be enabled/disabled. If Enabled, any Resources in this section will be displayed on the Course page.

The green Add Resources button can be clicked to add additional Resources.

The blue Save or green Save & Close button can be clicked once all settings are configured.

Testimonials

The Testimonials sub tab can be used to add Testimonials to the Course.

Display Testimonials: Can be enabled/disabled. If Enabled, the Testimonials will be displayed on the Course page. Note: Testimonials only appear to non-logged in Users and Testimonials will appear to Users who do not have access to the Course.

The green Add Testimonial button can be clicked to add additional Testimonials.

The blue Save or green Save & Close button can be clicked once all settings are configured.

Author

The Author sub tab can be used to add Authors to the Course.

Display Author Information: Can be enabled/disabled. If Enabled, any Author Information will be displayed on the Course page.

The blue Save button can be clicked once all settings are configured.

Check out the Setup Overview and Duplicate a Course Knowedgebase Articles for additional information about Courses.

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