LifterLMS News You Can Use #0020

Welcome to your monthly LifterLMS News You Can Use, September edition: #0020. 

Read About Recent Technical Product Updates (We’ve been busy)!

LifterLMS Advanced Quizzes Version 1.1.0

Dependency Requirement Changes

  • The minimum required LifterLMS Core Version has been raised to 3.29.0. Please ensure the LifterLMS core meets this requirement in order to continue using this add-on!

Updates

  • Added the ability to choose the case-sensitivity of answers for automatically graded Fill in the Blank questions
  • Refactored various classes and methods.
  • Removed inline sourcemaps for static assets.

Deprecations

  • Deprecated function LLMS_Advanced_Quizzes() in favor of llms_aq().

LifterLMS Groups Version 1.0.0-beta.9

  • Bugfix: Fixed pagination error.

LifterLMS WooCommerce Version 2.1.2

  • Fixes a bug with course access plans, connected to members only products, resulting in their checkout button pointing to the LifterLMS checkout page even when plans were available for the buyer.
  • Fixes a bug encountered when using the Astra theme and members only products resulting in the Add to Cart button being incorrectly displayed along with the members only button in shop loops.
  • Fixes a bug encountered when using members only products resulting in the members only button not pointing to the restring Membership.
  • Fixes an edge case encountered when a limited access plan expired after the related order was deleted resulting in a PHP fatal error.
  • Fixes a bug encountered when enrolling a student in a course/membership directly from the WooCommerce Subscription order screen that would prevent the automatic user un-enrollment on WooCommerce Subscription order expiration/cancellation.

LifterLMS Advanced Videos Version 1.0.0-beta.12

  • Explicitly declare llms core script as a dependency.

LifterLMS Version 4.3.3

  • Fixed an issue causing legends of reporting charts to be truncated and only readable after a mouse hover.
  • Fixed an issue caused by passing null values to wp_insert_post().
  • Fixed a javascript error encountered on LifterLMS settings screens.

Lite LMS Progress Tracker by LifterLMS Version 0.0.2

  • Fixed issue encountered when using left or right alignment for buttons.

Lite LMS Progress Tracker by LifterLMS Version 0.0.1

  • Initial public release

LifterLMS Version 4.3.2

  • WP 5.5 compatibility: Automatically deregister “protected” post types from wp-sitemap.xml.

LifterLMS Version 4.3.1

  • When resetting tracking data cookies, set a “secure” cookie where possible.
  • Catch an unhandled error encountered when generating certificate exports.
  • When an error is encountered during certificate export generation, display an error notice instead of a general notice.

LifterLMS LaunchPad Version 2.4.7

  • Moved custom CSS and JS output to be hooked to wp_head instead of being output in the header view. Fixes compatibility issues with plugins that create their own header element.

LifterLMS Advanced Videos Version 1.0.0-beta.11

  • Fixed a compatibility issue with themes that utilize FitVids.js.

LifterLMS Groups Version 1.0.0-beta.8

  • Bugfix: Fixed issue causing form fields to duplicated.
  • Update: Added new hooks and filters to enable 3rd-party integrations to extend the group settings and group settings screen.

Templates Changed

  • templates/profile/modal-invitations.php
  • templates/profile/modal-seats.php
  • templates/profile/settings.php

LifterLMS Groups Version 1.0.0-beta.8

  • Bugfix: Fixed issue causing form fields to duplicated.
  • Update: Added new hooks and filters to enable 3rd-party integrations to extend the group settings and group settings screen.

Templates Changed

  • templates/profile/modal-invitations.php
  • templates/profile/modal-seats.php
  • templates/profile/settings.php

Grab Your Favorite Drink and Check Out these Podcasts

Episode 281: The Game Changer for WordPress LMS Web Hosting with Tom Fanell

Learn about the game changer for WordPress LMS web hosting with Tom Fanelli in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Convesio is the first self-healing, autoscaling, platform-as-a-service for creating and managing your WordPress websites.

Episode 282: How to use ActiveCampaign with Your Online Course or Training Based Membership Website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business

Learn how to use ActiveCampaign with your online course or training based membership website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Kay shares her story of entering the online freelance industry from being a teacher, and what key takeaways she has had over her career and how they can apply to automation for course creators.

Episode 283: What Course Creators Can Learn About Building an Education Product from WooCommerce and Jilt Software Product Leader Beka Rice

We dive into what course creators can learn about building an education product from WooCommerce and Jilt software product leader Beka Rice in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Beka works as head of products at SkyVerge and Jilt, and she shares some great insights in this episode for course creators on identifying what course to build.

Episode 284: How to Build a Beautifully Designed Training Based Membership Website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix

Learn how to build a beautifully designed training based membership website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Melissa shares how she got started with design when she was 13 working for her parents business, and some awesome big ideas for creating great designs she has learned throughout her career.

Episode 285: Creating Mastermind Retreats and Building WordPress Tools for Developers with Brad Touesnard the Founder and CEO at Delicious Brains

We discuss creating mastermind retreats and building WordPress tools for developers with Brad Touesnard the founder and CEO at Delicious Brains in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. In addition to being the founder of Delicious Brains, Brad is the creator of a mastermind ski retreat called Big Snow Tiny Conf, and he shares how he built his mastermind program and how that has evolved.

Episode 286: How to Run a Profitable WordPress LMS Agency with Marcel Petitpas from Parakeeto

Learn how to run a profitable WordPress LMS agency with Marcel Petitpas from Parakeeto in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Marcel has a background as an agency owner, and he currently helps agencies estimate projects by using data to make better decisions around project outlines and optimizing processes.

Expand Your Knowledge with the Latest LifterLMS Webinars

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From our Blog and Beyond: Other News You Can Use

Learn how to create an online course for free with Chris Badgett

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Check out these reviews of the best CRMs: https://wpfusion.com/reviews/best-crms-for-wordpress-2020-edition/

What’s New in WordPress 5.5 — A Deep Dive Into an (Epic) Release

Learn how to use Gravity Forms add-ons: https://gravity.guide/

How to create a private podcast to pair with your WordPress LMS membership site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0TDZJi3G6o

The LifterLMS team just contributed a free powerful LMS block plugin to the WordPress community. Learn more: https://blog.lifterlms.com/lite-lms/

Proudly Introducing New 3rd Party Integrations to our Store

Abandoned Carts for LifterLMS gives you features proven to help with lowering the abandonment rate, and increasing conversions. By tracking usage on your LifterLMS purchase page, you can create automated email sequences to remind your customers of their interest. Learn more: https://lifterlms.com/product/abandoned-carts-for-lifterlms/

With Kadence you can build effective websites with a fast easy to use theme built for the next generation of WordPress. Includes an advanced header and footer builder that lets you build exactly what you want.Learn more: https://lifterlms.com/product/kadence/

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