Academy LMS

How to Create Lesson?

If you have failed to create lessons with Academy LMS, then this Doc is for you. This Doc will help you to create lessons in Academy LMS. This is super easy.

Lessons are a great way to get started on your course material. You can include text, images, video, audio, PDFs, and practically any other type of embeddable content.

This section will explain all the different things you can do with Academy LMS lessons—free sample lessons, timers, additional materials, assignments, and more.

How to create lessons with Academy LMS, follow the instructions below.

  • Step 1. Open your WordPress dashboard and click on Academy LMS, then click on All Courses
  • Step 2. Now select any of your courses that you want to create lessons or create a new course to click add new course button.
all courses
  • Step 3. After selecting the course now scroll down a little bit, and you will find the Course Builder option.
add new topic
  •  Step 4. From here, click the “Add New Topic” button, and a window will pop up. This window will require you to fill in the Topic Name and Topic Summary.
course builder

So, after you provide the topic name and summary, you can click on the Add Topic Button you will see you can see in the following image, two buttons – “Add New Lesson” and “Add Existing Lesson”.

how to create lesson
  •  Step 5. Now, click on the Add New Lesson button and add a new lesson for the course. From the Add New Lesson section, type your Lesson Title, from PDF Embedder you can upload any required PDF file for your lesson, type your lesson  Description, and add a Featured Image for your course. 
add new lesson

Now scroll down a little bit and complete all the settings available for the lesson. 

  •  Step 6. From here, you have the option to make the lesson available for registered and non-registered users by check-marking the Preview Lesson option. But if you keep it blank, the course will be available to registered users only, then select your Video Source for your lessons, you can select your lesson video from multiple sources like Vimeo, External URL, Embedded, HTML 5 (mp4), and place the video URL in the following space and you can provide your Video Playback time for your lessons. If you want or if you have any attachments you can upload the Upload Attachment.  
lesson settings
  •  Step 7. After done with every setting scroll up a bit and click on Create & Close Modal button, and your lessons are successfully created. 
  • Step 8. You can use a lesson for multiple courses, to that click on Add Existing Lesson.
add existing lesson

And now select that lesson that you want to use for multiple courses. 

select lesson

Now is the time to see the overview of the lesson that you have created. To see, scroll up and click on the permalink it will open a new window and then you can see your course page.

preview lesson

This the overview of your course page, from your course page, click on Start Course. 

course overview

This is where your lesson content will be displayed. Here is your course lesson video, and under your lesson video, you will find your Embedded PDF file from this page. Click on Attachment to see your lesson attachment. This is how your lesson content will be shown. 

lesson playing
  • Step 9. You can now see the lesson that you just created by clicking on the All Lesson option from Academy LMS from the dashboard navigation bar. If you need to create more new lessons, following the same process you can do it from this section by clicking on the Add New Lesson button.
all lessons

From the “All Lessons” option, you can easily view all your course lessons and edit them. And from Add New Lesson, you create a lesson without creating a course, and later you can add your created lesson to any course from the Add Existing Lesson section under the course builder section.

This is all about creating a lesson in Academy LMS; properly following all those steps and creating lessons for your course in Academy LMS.

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