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Sertifier + LearnDash Integration

Integrating Sertifier with LearnDash enhances your online courses by automating the issuance of digital credentials upon course completion. This integration ensures that students receive professional and verifiable certificates or badges, enriching their learning experience and recognizing their achievements. Here’s a comprehensive guide to integrating Sertifier with LearnDash and optimizing your credentialing process.

What is Sertifier?

Sertifier is a robust digital credentialing platform designed for creating, issuing, and managing digital certificates and badges. With its user-friendly interface, Sertifier enables the design of custom certificates, the addition of detailed credential information, and the automation of the credentialing process. Sertifier ensures that credentials are professional, secure, and easily shareable on social media platforms, enhancing the visibility and credibility of achievements.

What is LearnDash?

LearnDash is a powerful Learning Management System (LMS) plugin for WordPress, used by educational institutions and businesses to create and manage online courses. It offers a comprehensive suite of features, including course creation, student management, and detailed reporting. LearnDash supports various integrations, making it a versatile platform for delivering online education. By integrating with Sertifier, LearnDash can automate the issuance of digital credentials, adding value to the courses offered.

Why Integrate Sertifier with LearnDash?

Integrating Sertifier with LearnDash provides numerous benefits for educators and students. The primary advantage is the automation of issuing digital credentials, which saves time and effort for instructors. Additionally, the integration ensures that students receive their certificates promptly, enhancing their motivation and engagement. This integration also adds value to the courses offered, as students are more likely to enroll in programs that provide recognized and verifiable credentials.

Step-by-Step Integration Process

Download Plugin Zip File

In order to integrate the plugin into your LearnDash website, the initial step is to download the plugin zip file. To do this, you can visit this address. Then, click the green top right button and click the “Download ZIP” button.

Learndash Plugin

API Key & Integration

Simply begin by logging in to your LearnDash account, go to the Plugins > Add New from the left menu, and click “Upload Plugin” at the top left corner of the page. Then, upload the plugin .zip file and click install. After installing, you can activate the plugin to start using the integration.

Activate Sertifier Plugin

Once you activate Sertifier, click on Sertifier Certificates & Badges tab from the left menu, and click Settings. Now, you should enter your API key to activate the integration.

LearnDash Integration Setup

You can have access to your API key from Settings > API & Integrations when you log in to your Sertifier account. Copy and paste that code to the API Key field, and then proceed.

LearnDash Integration API

Creating Integrated Credentials in Sertifier

Go to your Sertifier account to integrate your digital credential for sending. Go to the Advanced > Integrations tab from the left menu, and click the Create New Integration button.

Create LearnDash Integration

Select the LearnDash from the integrations list and proceed.

Select LearnDash Integration

Now you can select the details, add your credential design, and add the email template to the credential sending.

LearnDash Integration Details

Your integrated Credential will turn to “Active” on the top right corner once you’ve completed all the steps. Once you integration is active, you can now go back to your LearnDash LMS and select the credential you would like to proceed with. These integrated credentials will be the only type of credentials seen in your LearnDash integration panel.

Automated Sending

To issue your digital credentials automatically once your students/attendees complete a course, you should select the credential you want it to be automated from the Automated Sending menu. Select the credential you want your recipients to receive once they complete that course.

LearnDash Integration Setup
LearnDash Integration Automation

You can see who completed the course and received their credential by going to the Advanced > Integrations > Active tab from the left menu in the Sertifier App, and by clicking the Analytics button under the credential.

LearnDash Integration Credential Design

Manual Sending

You can manually send a digital badge or certificate that you created on your Sertifier account to a group of students on your LearnDash account.

To issue credentials manually, click the Send Now button to choose a credential to send your students. You should choose the credential you would like to issue manually from this list. 

LearnDash Integration Manual Sending

Then, you can pick the integrated Credential you created in the Sertifier App. This will be the credential that will be sent to the users you select in the next step.

LearnDash Integration Manual

Select the students that you would like to issue credentials, and click Save Changes.

Congratulations! You’re all done with the integration.

Barış Bingöl

Barış Bingöl is the Chief Marketing Officer at Sertifier Inc. and works each day to build bridges between their products & services and the individuals & institutions that benefit from them.

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