LearnPress – WordPress LMS Plugin


WordPress LMS Plugin – LearnPress is a comprehensive WordPress LMS Plugin for WordPress, just like WordPress Moodle or Moodle for WordPress if you know what Moodle is. This is one of the best WordPress LMS Plugins can be used to easily create & sell courses online. Each course curriculum can be made with lessons & quizzes which can be managed with easy-to-use user interface, we really made it for lazy people.

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LearnPress is free and always be free, but it has premium high quality WordPress Plugin which will probably help you make money from your WordPress based LMS, try and see how it is. LearnPress WordPress Online Course plugin is lightweight but super powerful with lots of add-ons to empower its core system.

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LMS & Education WordPress Themes

Take a look at Premium Education WordPress Theme, Coaching WordPress Theme & LMS WordPress Theme (someone calls it LMS WordPress Template) we designed to work with LearnPress, all developers are welcome to develop WordPress LMS Theme based on LMS plugin for WordPress – LearnPress. More WordPress LMS Themes will come soon, both free WordPress themes as well as premium WordPress themes for LearnPress.

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LearnPress features

LearnPress – WordPress LMS Plugin works with your theme
We create LearnPress LMS Plugin to work with any WordPress themes.

LearnPress supports WordPress Multisite
Create WordPress based LMS as multiple sites.

Create course
LearnPress LMS Plugin provide an excellent user interface to create a course with options you need. You can find it easy to make a full curriculum layout as well as edit and maintain it.
You can also export course and import to other website which also using LearnPress. We will provide the feature allow you to import course from other WordPress LMS plugins soon.

Manage course
With the course you’ve created, you can share it, manage it, watch statistic about number of student, its trend, etc.

Sell course
LearnPress is free but it still allow you to sell courses you create with support many billing method such as Paypal, WooCommerce, Stripe, etc.

Communicate with your students
With BuddyPress support, LearnPress will help you to communicate with your student or instructor via WordPress forum. Learning is not only on your own. Study, make friends and have fun.

LearnPress provide a bunch of add-on
Add-on is used to providing extra features for LearnPress and you can also write it.

LearnPress is free and always will be
Education should be free and we want you to bring it to as many people as you can. Therefore, we create LearnPress as a tool for you to create course and share it. We’ll continue developing it as long as we can and make it better and better.

LearnPress is actively developed
We are developing and improving LearnPress day by day and bringing new features to you cos we want LearnPress to become the best WordPress LMS plugin.

LearnPress WordPress LMS Plugin Documentation

Free add-ons for LearnPress WordPress LMS Plugin

Premium add-ons for LearnPress WordPress LMS Plugin

LearnPress has been translated into the following languages

  1. English
  2. French
  3. Indonesian
  4. Italian
  5. German
  6. Polish
  7. Russian
  8. Dutch

WordPress LMS Plugin – LearnPress ROADMAP

  • Payment Method support (first priority)
    • Authorize.net (DONE)
    • 2Checkout (DONE)
    • Google Checkout
    • Amazon Payments
    • Dwolla
    • Braintree
    • Samurai by FeeFighters
    • WePay
  • Assignment
  • Events
  • Share Grade
  • BadgeOS
  • Manually reset quiz for retake
  • Create quiz from randoms questions in question bank (DONE)
  • Attachment restriction for lesson
  • Mathjax support
  • Presentation support (maybe support SlideShare)
  • Show enrolled user
  • Student ranks
  • REST API for mobile app
  • No distraction mode (when doing quiz)
  • Report/feedback about a question/quiz/lesson
  • Commission for payment method (DONE)
  • Instructor’s note
  • Private message from Admin to teacher
  • Group payment
  • Announcement (come up with email)

Any suggestions for this WordPress LMS Plugin? Send us here.

Other note

Documentation is available in ThimPress site.
LearnPress github repo.


  • Curriculum - Drag and Drop lesson or quiz.
  • Lesson content.
  • Quiz preview.
  • General settings.
  • Quiz settings.
  • Email settings.
  • Demo course page.
  • Add-ons of LearnPress.


From your WordPress dashboard
1. Visit ‘Plugin > Add new’.
2. Search for ‘LearnPress’.
3. Activate LearnPress from your Plugins page.

From WordPress.org
1. Search, select and download LearnPress.
2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress Dashboard.


Installation Instructions

From your WordPress dashboard
1. Visit ‘Plugin > Add new’.
2. Search for ‘LearnPress’.
3. Activate LearnPress from your Plugins page.

From WordPress.org
1. Search, select and download LearnPress.
2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress Dashboard.

What is LearnPress?

LearnPress is a plugin to create a LMS website, to spread out course, or sell course.

Where can I find LearnPress documentation and user guides?

If you want to use LearnPress to build a Learning Management Website, please refer to our user guides in LearnPress official site.
And if you want to extending or theming LearnPress, see our Wiki.

Where can I get support or talk to other users?

If you get troubles when using LearnPress you can ask for help on the LearnPress Support Forum or join the private Facebook group. You could share your feedback about LearnPress. And let us know which feature you would like us to build next.

For help with premium add-ons, use our helpdesk.

Where can I ask for new features or suggest ideas or themes for LearnPress?

You can send us your ideas through form here.

Where can I report bugs or contribute to the project?

You can also report bugs on LearnPress Support Forum or LearnPress Github Repository.

Where can I find the REST API documentation?

We will provide documentation about LearnPress REST API really soon.

LearnPress is great, can I contribute to it?

Yes, you can and we appreciate it. Join in our Github Repository.

LearnPress Translation project


Great plugin!

Great plugin for your WordPress website. Also, the support is really helpful and working fast to solve your issues.

Amazing theme and support

Always up to date with all my plugins.
Recommended to everyone.
Very quick and professional support.
Frequent updates.
Thanks a lot

Excelente soporte. Very nice support.

Excelente supported.great support. and so fast, 5 Star is not enough to rate thim press they are amazing people accommodating, and they fast response
Spical thank to Thoa Kim:)
and my full respect to Thim Press team

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~ Fixed quiz auto finish with duration is zero
~ Fixed pagination with quizzes in user profile
~ Fixed warning notice when getting current tab in profile
~ Fixed some issue in addons


~ Fixed PHP non-numeric cast type
~ Improved admin ajax for course/quiz/question editor
~ Fixed error when extending method from parent
~ Fixed invalid course progress label
~ Fixed invalid filter to course passing grade
~ Fixed empty course item class for other post types


~ Improved ‘External link’ button if user has enrolled course
~ Fixed category does not display courses (SO)
~ Fixed callback issue when sorting array|object
~ Fixed course auto finish if duration is 0
~ Fixed warning message when counting enrolled users
~ Fixed error when calling a method from object
+ Added position counter to course section
+ Update some default settings
+ Fixed some bugs…


  • Reset courses data for an user has enrolled course
  • Reset course data for users has enrolled course
  • Reset data of a quiz or lesson for an user
  • Enable a Guest user can buy and checkout
  • Option to show/hide login form in user profile
  • Option to show/hide register form in user profile
  • Option to show/hide login form in checkout page
  • Option to show/hide register form in Checkout page
  • Enable sort the payment gateways to show in frontend
  • Quick turn a payment gateway on/of in a list
  • Support plugins Mathjax
  • Widget to display course info
  • Widget to display current progress of a course
  • Custom frontend colors
  • Group emails to related action
  • Run action to send the emails in background
  • Quick edit question settings in it’s quiz
  • Preview mode for course/lesson/quiz
  • Option to show list of questions as numbers below quiz while doing or reviewing
  • Display duration of lesson or quiz in curriculum
  • Display number questions of quiz
    ~ Improves popup for searching courses to add to an order
    ~ Improves Emails system
    ~ Improves Multi users order
    ~ Admin settings pages
    ~ No distraction mode
    ~ New course editor
    ~ New quiz editor
    ~ User profile
    ~ Improve cache for speed
    ~ Improve UI/Ux for both backend and frontend


  • Fixed bug open lesson show nested popup window
  • Fixed bug calculator wrong total raised
  • Fixed external link for free course not working
  • Update view of widget LearnPress status in dashboard page


  • Compatible with WordPress 4.9.4
  • Fixed “Finish Course” button not show in can retake course

  • Compatible with WordPress 4.9.3
  • Fixed warnings at the Edit Quiz page
  • Fixed error when upload user avatar in case GD php extensions is not enabled
  • Fixed next and Previous button not work when do a quiz

  • Changed get_home_url() instead of get_site_url()
  • Add limit ajax search items in admin area
  • Fixed: Course process status in user profile not show correct
  • Improve performance

  • Fixed get Invalid Post Type error when click link in LearnPress Status widget in Dashboard
  • Cannot enroll course again when order is move to trash
  • Fixed date time in quiz history not translated

  • Fixed issue when 2 users do a quiz at the same time
  • Fixed issue with course item permalink when set the WordPress site URL to another directory
  • Fixed calculate passing course grade wrong
  • Fixed number student enrolled not correct
  • Fixed display wrong duration of lesson in list of lesson in admin.
  • Remove code not compatible with PHP 7
  • Fixed conflict with Yoast SEO, content of lesson not auto add paragraph

  • Fixed minor bug related to purchase course
  • Fixed minor bug related to get user profile link
  • Fixed ordering exists questions added to quiz

  • Compatible with WordPress 4.9
  • Fixed buy this course button in single course
  • Fixed lost course content when update page
  • Fixed enrolled course email
  • Fixed course auto finish before expired

  • Compatible with WordPress 4.8.3
  • Fixed show check answer option in quiz settings
  • Fixed course category page

  • Fixed “Block Lessons Content” option in course settings

  • Update language


  • Fixed lessons lost when press preview button in edit course page.
  • Fixed the “Buy this course” button display after course is “finished”
  • Fixed Courses and Instructor Tab from Profile page not shows courses
  • Fixed Profile does not show courses created by himself
  • Fixed Notify email not send when cousre auto finished
  • Fixed user can not receive email when course is expired
  • Fixed issue when ordering the course is free
  • Fixed first lesson does not load
  • Fixed course does not show in user profile
  • Fixed Quiz does not work correctly
  • Fixed auto enroll option
  • Fixed issue of quiz countdown with timezone option


  • Fixed missing template tag

  • Fixed can not save curriculum with SiteOrigin.
  • Fixed instructor can select lessons/quizzes of an another user when editing course.
  • Fixed get request var does not exists while updating course.
  • Fixed can not load lesson with Yoast Seo enabled.
  • Fixed become a teacher page with page builder.
  • Fixed eye icon does not show when opening a lesson.

  • Fixed can add a question to multiple quizzes


  • Added link to navigate to course in checkout page
  • Updated meta-box lib to latest version
  • Fixed prevent adding duplication course in one order
  • Fixed LP widgets does not work with SO
  • Fixed settings page is blank in some languages
  • Fixed some issue with WC 3.x
  • Fixed some other issues

  • Fixed course does not finish automatically
  • Fixed issue with WC 3.x

  • Removed cache-flush param
  • Added some filters for evaluating course results
  • Fixed js unreachable code
  • Fixed warning message on update post


  • Add more options for course results
  • Made ‘Show correct answer’ option depending on ‘Show/Hide questions’
  • Fixed process fields are added by filter for become a teacher form
  • Fixed wrong user profile url
  • Fixed user avatar can not save in profile
  • Remove related data after removing posts

  • Fixed issue with slug of course page is the same with slug of course tab in profile
  • Fixed issue with metabox show/hide field

  • Fixed code with old version of PHP

  • Fixed a bug when using template_include filter

  • Fixed some warning messages
  • Fixed orders display missing in user profile


  • Added feature allow creating an order for multi users
  • Added option to force an action can be triggered after updated order
  • Added hook for logout redirection
  • Improved emails system ( add emails: order status changed for user, course enrolled for admin, course updated for admin )
  • Improved sql queries performance
  • Fixed ‘Preview’ label can not click-able
  • Fixed option ‘Show correct answer’ does not work correctly
  • Re-added Recent/Popular/Featured widgets and shortcodes

  • Fixed issue can not view lesson
  • Fixed “sale price” option does not work correctly

  • Fixed warning empty object
  • Fixed 404 page with custom slug for lesson or quiz


  • Added option for external link of “Buy this course”
  • Improved user roles while edit a course and it’s items
  • Removed “Show/Hide” questions option of quiz in Global Settings
  • Removed option “Show/Hide” explanation for quiz
  • Removed “Preview” label of course items if course is no required enroll
  • Fixed guest user can not start quiz on wpengine site
  • Fixed “Start quiz” does not show for “No require enrollment” course
  • Fixed course id is missing after duplicating course
  • Fixed course results is incorrect with ‘Evaluate lessons’ option
  • Fixed wrong review course before publish
  • And more…


  • Fixed wrong notice outdated templates
  • Fixed issue when viewing order details in profile
  • Improved admin course tabs
  • Fixed course does not finish automatically when expired
  • Fixed translation issue with failed/passed strings


  • Fixed Assign course’s items to user when assigning course
  • Fixed Options to change key ‘lessons’ and ‘quizzes’ when viewing a lesson/quiz in a course.
  • Fixed Course pagination issue in some case
  • Fixed Can not add to cart for non-loggedin user (woocommerce addon)
  • Fixed Broken cert when previewing to print in single course (Certificate)
  • Fixed Paid memberships show user as deleted after buying course (Paid membership)
  • Fixed overwrite templates issue (Paid membership)
  • Fixed “page isn’t working” when creating a new post type (conflict with metabox in the-7 theme)


  • Added options to change value of lessons/quizzes in course item permalink
  • Improved edit profile page
  • Improved permalink for lesson/quiz
  • Improved some options
  • Improved some sections in admin
  • Fixed “Preview change” button show 404 page
  • Fixed question show randomly when starting quiz
  • Fixed username contains spacing


  • Fixed bugs related to AJAX calling
  • Fixed bugs related to updating user profile
  • Fixed open question to new tab in quiz editor


  • Improved some sections in admin
  • Added tab ‘Related Themes’
  • Fixed error with PHP version before 5.3.x
  • Fixed bug get order incorrect
  • Added option to switch WP Metaboxes into tabs style
  • And more

  • Fixed outdated templates notice

  • Fixed some functions does not support in PHP < 5.5


  • Fixed loop redirecting while saving course for instructor
  • Fixed “Place Order” is empty if Paypal is selected
  • Improved some admin sections
  • Improved uploading user profile picture
  • Enabled VC load lesson for building page

  • Added Messaging between admin and instructors for reviewing and submitting course
  • Fixed loop redirect if a page is used for both home page and course page
  • Fixed warning notice while instructor submitting a course
  • Fixed several other bugs

  • Fixed start quiz load infinite
  • Fixed version number does not update with WP 4.7
  • Fixed issue with course’s item content
  • Fixed styles can not load in some cases

  • Improved checking templates are outdated
  • Fixed bug avatar cannot change in user profile
  • Fixed several other bugs


  • Added tool to check the templates are outdated in theme
  • Added avatar option of LP profile into WP profile
  • Added comment features for lesson
  • Removed unnecessary fields in LP profile page
  • Removed ‘Preview’ label for lesson if user is enrolled course
  • Fixed issue with WooSidebars
  • Fixed ‘Tick’ icon beside lesson for it’s statuses
  • Fixed course’s price does not show decimal numbers
  • Fixed user profile link is 404
  • Fixed issues with page builder and Yoast SEO plugins
  • Fixed division by zero for course pagination
  • Fixed message show in course and user can not click any where to buy

  • Fixed static pages are duplicated

  • Removed prints SQL in code


  • Added “Coming Soon” courses
  • Added duration for questions
  • Improved lightbox in order editor to add items into the order
  • Fixed bug can not do anything in admin after activating LP
  • Fixed lesson 404 in course popup
  • Fixed issue with duration of quiz larger than 10 hours
  • Fixed quiz finish immediately after starting
  • Fixed js error in global.js
  • Fixed lesson does not load in popup
  • Fixed some functions/keywords does not support in PHP < 5.3
  • Fixed conflict with WPML make course become 404
  • Fixed PHP notice in multisites by using a property has deprecated
  • Removed hardcode wp-content
  • Removed heading title in tabs overview and curriculum


  • Improved LearnPress statistic
  • Fixed “Duplicate course” link is gone
  • Fixed SQL error while sorting lessons by date or title
  • Fixed instructor role issues
  • Added “no distraction mode” for lesson and quiz
  • Restyle layout of widget/shortcode for recent/popular courses
  • Fixed “course suggestion price” does not show for admin
  • Added register/forgot password link into user’s profile
  • Added validation Paypal settings before user can placing order
  • Added option to assign a course to an instructor
  • Added option to turn on/off a course is featured


  • Fixed youtube/vimeo video does not show fullscreen button in lesson content
  • Fixed search does not work while searching in a course category page
  • Fixed error while searching in course category page
  • Fixed layout broken if course item title is long
  • Fixed some bugs related to style


  • Fixed ‘Course Overview’ does not show
  • Fixed single course permalink does not work with category inside
  • Fixed course’s author data is empty


  • Added duplication quiz/question/lesson in admin
  • Added crop user’s avatar in profile
  • Fixed conflict with Yoast SEO make course content does not show correctly
  • Fixed some errors happen with older PHP version
  • Fixed progress bar does not update after completing an item
  • Fixed setting of some page lost after reactive
  • Fixed items can not drag and drop in course’s curriculum
  • Fixed courses name is always show as “Auto Draft”


  • Updated database structure for new functions
  • Added view quiz inside a course with sub-permalink
  • Added allow add course’s section without a name
  • Added email system to send it to user after buying a course
  • Added popup lightbox to view course’s item content in full-screen mode
  • Added option to show/hide list of questions in quiz
  • Added ‘Sale Price’ for course
  • Added option to combine all scripts/styles enqueued into one file
  • Added option to evaluate course’s results by average results of quizzes
  • Added “Passing Grade” to quiz allow evaluate result of quiz is passed/failed
  • Added option to show name of user in profile
  • Added duplicate a question inside quiz
  • Added preview mode of course for instructor or admin
  • Added memorize question type is the most used
  • Added new tab to edit user information in profile page
  • Improved admin course editor
  • Removed “Cart” outside LearnPress core and separated to addon
  • Fixed show answer’s explanation right away after user checking question’s answer
  • Fixed page does not load after logging in profile
  • Fixed quiz finish automatically right away after starting with duration is zero
  • Fixed displays shortcodes inside content of quiz/lesson


  • Fixed “Password protected content” feature
  • Fixed get quiz mark with questions mark is empty
  • Fixed certificate display incorrect end date (addon)
  • Fixed user profile link loop redirect in some cases
  • Fixed user can not finish lesson
  • Fixed add existing item problem with single/double quote in title
  • Fixed message finish course duration does not show


  • Fixed course/lesson content does not work with [audio] shortcode
  • Fixed user can select 2 options for Single Choice question
  • Fixed hardcode name for wp tables
  • Fixed js translate error in admin
  • Fixed query schema for dbDelta function
  • Improved modal search items in course form
  • Fixed section name/description auto add backslashes if there is a special char
  • Fixed user profile redirect error with user has spacing
  • Fixed add course items not found in search modal


  • Fixed profile 404 with custom permalink structure
  • Fixed editor’s name have brackets
  • Added function scope defined in classes
  • Fixed missing domain for translation and localize js string
  • Fixed check course is required enroll
  • Fixed trailingslashit course item url to ensure URL is valid


  • Fixed get user quiz results
  • Fixed update missing order data
  • Fixed profile courses displays data incorrect
  • Hide tab orders in profile when viewing by other user
  • Added feature auto enroll course when order is completed and option to disable


  • Compatible with WordPress 4.5.2
  • Fixed emails system does not work correctly
  • Fixed course meta does not update if there is a new item in section
  • Fixed option max students enroll does not work
  • Fixed prevent user start quiz in preview
  • Fixed user profile tab display courses incorrect
  • Fixed become a teacher form
  • Fixed warning message while creating lesson
  • Improved upgrade settings
  • Added pagination for courses tab
  • And much more…


  • Added database tools for upgrade or remove data
  • Fixed allow search orders by customer information
  • Improved admin settings UI/UX
  • Fixed doesn’t upgrade the lessons, quizzes, questions is not assigned yet
  • Fixed query for count students enrolled
  • Fixed instructor registration option


  • Fixed search results page template


  • Improved LearnPress data migration.
  • Fixed LearnPress profile links.
  • Fixed LearnPress progress bar.
  • Fixed courses info duplication in profile.


  • Enhanced performance and capacity to extends more features with new database structure
  • Enable purchase multiple courses with Cart
  • Checkout process
  • Option purchase FREE course without cart and checkout proccess
  • Option add course to cart using AJAX
  • Support static pages: Cart, Checkout, Profile, Archive Courses
  • Custom slug for pages with WordPress Endpoint
  • Review order after do checkout
  • Emails system with capacity to overwtire as templates
  • New UI/UX for admin and frontend
  • Capacity to compatible with more themes
  • Custom permalink for course tag, archive courses, single course pages
  • Custom size of course thumbnail
  • Ability to add new order manually in admin
  • Improved add-ons page