How to Autostart a Quiz in LearnDash

How to Autostart a Quiz in LearnDash

By default, when a LearnDash quiz launches, there is a Start Quiz button that launches the quiz. When you are launching a quiz from a post or a page outside of the course, this is critical to launch the quiz. When you are working through a course, it adds and extra...
Use Incognito to View Your Site from the Customer’s Perspective

Use Incognito to View Your Site from the Customer’s Perspective

When you’re creating a website, end-users and customers do not view it the same way you do as an admin (administrator). Some things may be hidden from them and if you are controlling content access people may not be granted the views you want them to see. This is...
Do Not Place Animated Gifs in Text Instructions

Do Not Place Animated Gifs in Text Instructions

Animated Gifs are very distracting. Do not place these in the middle of teaching text where people are trying to follow instructions. The purpose of an online course, or any other online instruction, is to teach the user something. The user experience needs to be...
Kim Shivler Guest Appearance on Rethink.fm Podcast

Kim Shivler Guest Appearance on Rethink.fm Podcast

On August 10, 2017, I was honored to be a guest on Jackie D’Elia’s Rethink.fm podcast. Jackie and I met on the WP-Tonic roundtable podcast and we got together to talk about WordPress Learning Management System plugins. We covered some of my favorite LMS...
Use Trello to Organize Your Online Course Content

Use Trello to Organize Your Online Course Content

Trello is an online content organization tool that allows you to organize information similar to the way you would a physical whiteboard. It has boards and cards on the boards that can be dragged between boards. Think having a whiteboard divided into sections with...