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4 Themes and 5 Plugins to build your own Online Teaching Website in WordPress

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by Aravind Ajith | Respond to this post Share

Now everyone sell their services online. Teachers are no different. Online teaching has been there active for a long while now. But it was not affordable for teachers to build their own online teaching website given that the returns are limited. But not anymore. Combining the most powerful CMS in the earth – WordPress with the right plugins now anyone can roll out their own online teaching website in the matter of hours.

This post should help you to go through all the plugins available out there and decide the best one to build your online teaching website.

Themes

1. Guru

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Guru is a powerful learning management (LMS) WordPress Theme effectively uses WordPress, Sensei, BuddyPress, WooCommerce, Event Calendar, WPML, Mail-chimp. This theme provides awesome features for creating online courses, Teacher Profile, Extended user profiles, Lesson management, Quiz System, Video Hosting, Ranking / Rating system, Questions system, Attachments, Tracking course progress, WooCommerce integration, BuddyPress, Event Calendar, WPML Support and more. Start teaching online, Build a Training Website.

2. Academy

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Academy is a perfect theme for sharing and selling your knowledge online. It’s not just a theme, but learning management system that makes learning and teaching online easier for everyone.

3. LMS Responsive Learning Management System

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LMS is Powerful learning management wordpress theme provides awesome features for creating online courses, teacher profile, extended user profiles, lesson management, quiz System, video Hosting, ranking / rating system, questions system, attachments, Tracking course progress etc., This theme effectively uses WordPress, Sensei, BuddyPress, WooCommerce, Event Calendar, WPML, Mail-chimp. Start teaching online, Build a Training Website.

4. WPLMS Learning Management System

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WPLMS is not just a WordPress Theme but a advanced Learning Management System. This theme utilises the maximum potential of WordPress + BuddyPress + BBPress + WooCommerce. It is a powerful theme with lot of flexible and usable features. It comes with custom plugins specifically designed for this theme to work as a powerful Learning management system. Built with HTML5 and CSS3, WPLMS has many unique features.

Plugins

1. Sensei

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Sensei is the most popular one for the job. It’s a commercial plugin and used by most of the Online Teaching Themes available. With the Sensei plugin you can create courses, write lessons, and add quizzes. Set lesson and course pre-requisites, allow user registration and even charge for your course content if you want.

2. Coursepress (Free & Pro versions)

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CoursePress turns WordPress into a powerful online learning platform. Set up online courses by creating learning units with quiz elements, video, audio etc. You can also assess student work, sell your courses and much much more.

2. WP Teacher

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WP Teacher is a plugin that allows teachers to use WordPress to their advantage by integrating course content into their personal website to enhance student learning. WP Teacher is built with easy-to-use features that will make his or her WordPress experience easier

3. WP Courseware

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A premium drag and drop style learning management system.

4. LearnDash

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A featured-packed LMS without all of the clunky set-up. Easily create and sell courses, set-up quizzes, automatically award certificates, and download user reports.

5. BuddyPress Courseware (Free)

A free Learning Management System for BuddyPress powered website. Comes with all necessary features like Class Dashboard, Courses, Curriculum , Lectures, Bibliography, Assignments, Schedules, etc.

Free SEO Icon Set: 35 Exclusive Icons in Vector Format

Posted on August 14th, 2014 by Aravind Ajith | Respond to this post Share

It’s been a really long time since we have given away freebies. Today, in association with Vecteezy.com,  we are giving away an Exclusive Icon Set for SEO and related market. seo-icon-set We are calling it ‘an Exclusive Icon Set’ not just for the sake. How often do you find a free icon for metaphors like ‘Pay per click’, ‘Page Speed’, ‘Target Audience’ and ‘Market Analysis’?  We have an icon for nearly everything that related to SEO and Digital Marketing and It is free to use for personal and commercial projects. This great icon set is designed by Vecteezy.com, our favourite website for free vector graphic files. The set comes in AI, EPS and PSD formats and the icons are in completely scalable vector format.

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5 Security Risks to Your Website

Posted on June 28th, 2014 by Aravind Ajith | Respond to this post Share

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When you have a website for your business or for your personal life, one thing that you have to be careful about is website security.  This is important not only for your business or your own information, but for your visitors and your customers.  Without having the proper protection, such as something like the free antivirus software listed here, you are in danger of the risks that are listed below.

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Content Management: How to Choose the Right System

Posted on April 28th, 2014 by Aravind Ajith | Respond to this post Share

When the business world first started creating websites for their companies, those sites were little more than informative brochures that were maintained by webmasters that hid in the dark recesses of the office writing thousands of lines of code. As the technology changed and commercial sites multiplied, they became more focused on transactions and were more in line with a company’s growth strategy. These days, sites are still focused on transactions with more emphasis on creating a CMS that creates loyal customers and creates high conversion rates. Having the right WCMS solution will allow businesses to rapidly respond to changing consumer needs and market conditions, and it will ensure that your organization has a solid foundation that it can leverage its web presence from.

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