LearnDash Course Management System - FAQs

How do the general settings work?

There are two options of general settings:

  • Show courses, lessons, topics or quizzes on the specific dates:

This option allows an admin to show the courses, lessons, topics and quizzes only on set dates of the calendar. For the rest of the dates, that specific event's content will be not visible for the users.

  • Hide courses, lessons, topics or quizzes on the specific dates:

This option allows the admin to hide the courses, lessons, topics and quizzes only on set dates of the calendar. For the rest of the dates, that specific event's content will be visible for the users.

Can I create custom messages for courses, lessons, topics, and quizzes?

Yes, you can easily create custom messages for courses, lessons, topics, and quizzes. Go to Course Scheduler Pro menu > Settings, there are tabs for courses messages, lessons messages, topics messages and quizzes messages. Go to the desired area and change the text. You can use [cs_scheduled_dates] to get the scheduled dates. Update the settings.

How can I schedule my course, lesson, topic or quiz on the calendar?

On the left side, all created courses are listed. By clicking “+” sign with any course, you can view Lessons associated with that specific course. Similarly, for the Topics and Quizzes associated with the specific lesson, you have to click on “+” sign with each lesson. Select any course, lesson, topic or quiz you want to show/hide on specific date/dates. Drag and drop that to the specific date of the calendar. Now that particular event's content will be visible/invisible to the users for scheduled dates.

What to do to set the ending date for any schedule?

Following are the steps to set the end date/time:

  • From the admin bar, go to Course Scheduler Pro > Calendar.
  • On Calendar, click on the desired scheduled course, lesson, topic or quiz a pop up will show.
  • Check the option “Do you want to set the end date/time?”.
  • Select the End Date and enter Time.
  • Save schedule.

How to exclude any user role from the schedule?

Following are the steps to exclude user role:

  • From the admin bar, go to Course Scheduler Pro > Calendar.
  • On Calendar, click on the desired scheduled course, lesson, topic or quiz a pop up will show.
  • Select the User role field for Exclude User Role option.
  • Save schedule.

How to exclude any user from the schedule?

Following are the steps to exclude user/users:

  • From the admin bar, go to Course Scheduler Pro > Calendar.
  • On Calendar, click on the desired scheduled course, lesson, topic or quiz a pop up will show.
  • Enter the User’s username for Exclude Users option. (the admin can add multiple users here)
  • Save schedule.

What to do when scheduling courses of the same category/tag?

Following are the steps to schedule the course by using their categories/tags:

  • Go to Calendar from Course Scheduler Pro menu.
  • On the left side of the calendar, click on Schedule Course by Category/Tag option, a pop up will show.
  • Select Starting Date, Time, Category or Tag.
  • Save schedule.

What to do when scheduling lessons of the same category/tag?

Following are the steps to schedule the lessons by using their categories/tags:

  • Go to Calendar from Course Scheduler Pro menu.
  • On the left side of the calendar, click on Schedule Lessons by Category/Tag option, a pop up will show.
  • Select Starting Date, Time, Category or Tag.
  • Save schedule.

What to do when scheduling Topics of the same category/tag?

Following are the steps to schedule the topics by using their categories/tags:

  • Go to Calendar from Course Scheduler Pro menu.
  • On the left side of the calendar, click on Schedule Topics by Category/Tag option, a pop up will show.
  • Select Starting Date, Time, Category or Tag.
  • Save schedule.

Can I schedule LearnDash groups?

Yes, the following are the steps to schedule the courses by using LearnDash Groups:

  • Go to Calendar from Course Scheduler Pro menu.
  • On the left side of the calendar, click on Schedule LearnDash Group option, a pop up will show.
  • Select Starting Date, Time, LearnDash Group.
  • Save schedule.

Can I set Show/Hide settings for any single course, lesson, topic or quiz?

Yes, Following are the steps:

  • Go to Add/Edit page, of Course, lesson, topic or quiz.
  • There is a meta-box on the right side of the Add/Edit page Show/Hide Date.
  • Select Show or Hide for Show/Hide field.
  • Publish/Update the page.

Note: This setting will override the general settings for Show/Hide.

I have selected “show course, lesson, topic or quiz on the specific dates” but the events are not visible on the selected date?

Make sure that you haven't selected Hide option for a meta-box Show/Hide Date on the right side of the Add/Edit course page. It can override the general settings for Show.

I have selected “hide course, lesson, topic or quiz on the specific dates” but the course/lesson/topic/quiz is visible on the selected date.

Make sure that you haven't selected Show option for a meta-box Show/Hide Date on the right side of the Add/Edit course page. Because it will override the general settings for Hide.

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