This article is a step-by-step guide on creating a course and setting up all the necessary details before making it live.
Taking the first step is essential towards selling your course online. If you are about to get started, we are glad to have you on board.
This article covers a step-by-step guide to help you ace setting up your new course.
After you sign up, you can easily create a course from your Dashboard.
Go to your left navigation > Courses > Create Course to produce your first course or add an additional course.
The above step will show you a form where you need to enter key course details, including the Course Title & Course Instructor.
Click on "Show Advanced Options".
If you want to launch an SD Card Course, enable the option "Ship this course via memory cards".
In SD Card Course, the course is created using course builder, after which it gets shipped as an encrypted ZIP file to separate SD Cards. This course type only works on Android-based mobile devices and Tablets. The course can’t be edited once it is published.
Finally, click on "Submit".
Please note that earlier, the "Gamified Course" option was present here. This has now been moved. In order to launch a sequential learning course, click here.
Set up your course
Now that you have created your course, it’s time to determine your pricing structure and other significant information. Go to the “Courses” page and click on the details icon of a specific course to proceed.
You will be redirected to a page with the following broad headings namely Details, Pricing, Pages, and Advanced.
This page contains the basic details of the course which would be visible to the learners on the Website/App store page.
a) Title: The title of the course is the name of the course under which the course would be published.
b) Instructor: The instructor is the name of the teacher who is teaching that particular course.
c) Description: This is visible to learners before they subscribe to the course. This should include complete information about the course, which would influence the learners' decision to subscribe to the course.
d) Course Tagline: This is visible below the title on the description page. This should include concise information about the course.
e) How to Use: This includes an instruction text by the institute for the learners about how to use the course.
f) Language: This determines the language of the course taught.
g) Show Advanced Options: To enable a more advanced feature option, click on “Show Advanced Options”. These features are only available if you have subscribed to one of the premium plans.
- Make it freely available for learners on sign up:
By enabling this feature you allow the course to get added into the learner’s library the moment they sign-up.
- The course can be accessed through:
This shows the number of platforms your course would be available on. You can pick out the platforms or select a pool of them as per your wish.
- Allow offline usage on Mobile apps
Here, the learners would be able to view the videos or other course material through the app even when they are offline.
However, the offline videos would be in the encrypted form hence can’t be transferred.
- Show Learners Count on Course Detail
The number of students or learners taking your course is automatically visible in the course details. To disable the option you need to tick the “no” box.
- Custom Scripts/Tags in head
You can add customized widgets to the course page.
For Ex: Adding support to third-party tools, adding additional Meta tags for SEO, HTML & CSS customizations, etc.
To save the above information, click on “submit” before proceeding to the next section
Refer to this article to know about the pricing structure in detail.
This option enables you to make your course more SEO Friendly for better consumption & visibility.
a) Course Page URL: This is the URL under which the course would appear on the internet. Please make sure this is SEO Friendly. The best practice is to include the Course Name and Instructor's name in the URL. For Example, Sample-Course-1-from-Demo.
b) App Deep Link: App Deep link is a custom URL that contains all the information needed to take a user directly into a particular location within the app instead of just launching the mobile app's home page. This feature would allow you to personalize users' experience & improve user engagement.
For example: If you are running a Google Ad to promote this particular course of yours, if anyone clicks on that, they will be redirected to the landing page of this course, on their mobile app.
However, if your study app is not installed on their phone, it will redirect them to the play store first, & when downloaded, directly on the course landing page.
c) Course Page Title: This consists of the title of the course under which the course would be published.
d) Course Page Description: This is copied to the metadata HTML tag of the course detail page. This is used on the Google search result page.
e) Course Keywords: Keywords are the set of words that learners can search to discover your course from Google search results.
f) Course Categories: Courses belonging to a similar topic can be categorized under the same category. For example: Under the maths category, you can produce Geometry & Arithmetic courses.
g) Custom Scripts/Tags in Checkout Success Page: You can add additional widgets or components during the checkout of this course through this option.
h) Custom Scripts/Tags in Landing Page: You can incorporate additional widgets or components in the landing page of this particular course.
After the above changes, click on "Submit".
This feature enables you to produce a copy of the course as well as delete the course.
a) Copy Course: Whenever you are required to make certain changes in the course while also retaining its original form, this option comes in handy.
b) Delete Course: This option allows you to permanently remove your course from the curriculum. Though Learners who have already purchased it will continue to have its access until their subscription ends.
App Deep Link feature is launched on App Version 2.6.1