One of the great things about using WordPress for your LMS is how easy it is to add custom functionality using add-ons.
If you have custom needs for your LearnDash powered learning program, then chances are there is “an app for that”. Okay, maybe not an “app” – but a plugin! 🙂
Whether you are using LearnDash currently or not, below are some add-ons worth checking out!
LearnDash Course Scheduler (FREE)
If you ever wanted to schedule future courses then this plugin is for you!
Simply drag-and-drop the active courses into the calendar, configure a few other settings on how you want to show the courses and you’re all set.
Adaptive Learning With LearnDash (FREE)
This plugin makes it possible to create user-specific learning experiences based on a learner’s performance in a course. For example, you can auto-assign new courses to a user depending on the quiz score the receive in another course. This is perfect for creating unique learning paths!
Group Comments for LearnDash (FREE)
Author: Learning Templates
Having a forum is a great way to encourage interaction in your courses, but sometimes you don’t need all the bells and whistles of bbPress. That’s where ‘Group Comments for LearnDash’ comes in!
This plugin makes it possible for learners to leave comments on course content but only see comments from those who are also in the same LearnDash Group. Since this leverages the built-in comment system of WordPress it’s light-weight and easy to set-up!
LearnDash Topic Progression Using Storyline/Captivate (FREE)
Author: Discover eLearning
If you are using Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate for delivering your course content in LearnDash then you will love this plugin. Simply insert your Articulate/Captivate file into a LearnDash Topic and the Topic will be automatically marked as complete when the Articulate or Captivate files is finished.
Simple to use because neithr Tin Can API nor SCORM are needed!
Front-End Reporting & Analysis
Author: 24/7 Digital Classrooms
This plugin allows course admins to show front-end grades and student performance reports, make recommendations for additional courses and live sessions, and enables rubric-based scoring capabilities for LearnDash powered courses.
LearnDash Gradebook Version 1.1.0
Author: Real Big Plugins
The Gradebook add-on recently pushed out a major release based on the early adopter feedback – and it looks incredible! If you have any need for a formal gradebook then no need to look any further!
New LearnDash Visual Customizer Templates
Author: Snap Orbital
The visual customizer is a great option if you want to quickly and easily customize the LearnDash templates. Recently they have added new designs to their available library (one of which is shown above).
ActiveMember360 Connects LearnDash to ActiveCampaign
You have heard of LearnDash, and you have heard of ActiveCampaign, but have you heard of ActiveMember360? This powerful plugin allows you to create robust membership programs by connecting ActiveCampaign to LearnDash course activities.
Interested in More?
Curious to check out some other add-ons? Head on over to the add-on page!