Create and Edit courses

Get started with Uteach!

Hey, welcome to Uteach!

 

With the help of Uteach, anyone can create their learning website in just a few steps, download online courses, sell them, create quizzes and live lessons, etc. By the way, you do not need any technical knowledge to do all this.

Here is a guide to the suggested steps.

1. How to register on the site?

Log in to https://uteach.io , click "Register," and you can read the continuation below.

To get acquainted with the website, let's start by registering. 

Firstly, select the "pricing" section, including all subscription plans: free, basic, pro, and business. Each subscription plan has a 14-day free trial. By the way, you can change the subscription plan whenever you want.

 

By entering the necessary information: name, email, phone number, profession, and password, you will create your website in a few seconds. Do not forget to confirm the email address by following the link sent to your email to appear on your website!


 

Users

The "Users" section of the dashboard consists of 3 separate subsections: 

  • students,
  • admins,
  • authors. 

 

By selecting any of the sections, you will see the members' first and last names, e-mail addresses, and other information. You can add new members to each subsection (add students/admins/authors). 

Users

For example, to add a new admin, select any of your subsections, click on the add button to fill it in, enter your name, e-mail address, phone number, profession, password, photo, and description, then save the information.

 

Do the same when adding a new student. Click the "create a new student" button. You have two options here: manually and by importing the CSV file. If you choose the first option, feel in the student's name, email, and password. 

 

Add students

 

After saving, the student receives an email with the content that they have registered on your website. Then, of course, they can change their password in the settings. But if you have a pre-built database, download the CSV file, and everyone will have their profiles at once. The system will automatically create a profile for each student, sending them an email with the appropriate content.

 
 
 
 

Dashboard

In this section, we will reveal the dashboard. The first thing you need to do is enter the section.

Do you want to change the template of your website? Let me remind you that you can change it at any time. Just select the "Theme explorer" subsection from the "Site Builder" section.


 

Click the "preview" button to find out how well it fits your needs. Be sure to take into account the fact that everything on the design is changeable. And you can change or add any detail - colors, pictures, texts, etc.


 

Important! When changing the design of the home page, keep in mind that the information on the previous page cannot be moved to the new design. You must manually move it to a new page. This only applies to the home page.



 

Theme explorer


 

Let's go to the other section of the "Site Builder-, "Pages," where you can create a new page or edit the already created one. Pay attention to SEO details. This is the information that is visible on the search engine and your website. If you want to create a new page, hover over the "Add New Page" field. Fill in the title of the page again, attach a meta image by dropping a file in the specified section or browsing (suggested size: 1200 x 628 px), and edit the SEO details. You can also change the page status: active & inactive, and type - landing or informational page as shown below. Then just save and go ahead.

pages

Edit page

FAQ

Make every customer more successful by giving them the exact information they need right when they need it.

 

FAQ

 

Click on the "create new question" field and write the questions and answers you think the customer is interested in. Write the questions and answers as an example below.

 

Create new question

 

In the Images subsection, you need to do two simple steps: browse a logo and favicon (no bigger than 16x16 or 32x32 size website icon). Save changes.

 

Website logo and favicon


 

As you can see, you can also manage the "Menu Builder" section and easily add a new page or change the menu structure. First, select the menu you want to edit (main menu or footer menu). Change the menu structure by placing each menu item (word) in the order you prefer. You can also make changes to your menu structure by clicking on the "add new page" field. 

 

Create a dropdown menu by using the draggable feature to organize your menu․ You can also make changes to the structure of your menu by clicking on the "add new page" field or deleting the added pages by clicking on the ✅ icon.


 

menu builder

 

In the "Email's settings" section, you can get acquainted with the content of automatically addressed emails. These are various components that can be changed in the letter according to your text. {{student_name}}, {{admin_name}}, {{website_name}. Depending on which section you want to add changes to, select the one you want (registration, password reset, role change, video courses, or quiz) and make changes to the content of the message by editing the text.

 

For example, if students buy a course, they will receive such email.

Dear {{name}},

Thank you for choosing this course {{course_name}}

I am sure, you will improve your knowledge and gain new skills that will help to easily overcome further challenges...

Email's settings


 

In the "blog" section, you have the opportunity to add and update articles. First, select the "Create new article" section, enter a title, publish date, author, status, friendly URL, content, SEO details, and choose an image.  Save & go ahead!

 

Important: The URL is the link to your page. It must be written in Latin letters.

Note that when writing the article title, the system automatically fills in the automated URL field. You can leave it that way, but it is possible to change it if you wish.

 

 

In the "Sales" section, you can see the purchases made through your website, the name of the customer, the name of the course that the user bought, the price, and the date.
 

Sales


 

Next is the "Payment Settings" section. Here you can see your current plan, change it, see all plans, add payment methods and see payment history. To change the plan, click on the given section and easily update the payment plan at any time (free, basic, pro or business).
 

Payment settings


 

In the "Settings" section, you can change your site's language, add and delete contact information, add different types of code, etc. To change the language of the site, select English, Russian or Armenian from the available languages, then save the change as shown in the picture below.

 

The same steps are required in the Contact Information, Header Scripts, Footer Scripts subsections. Edit address, email, phone number, social media links, and other required information. Save and go ahead!


 

settings


 

Next is the "Domain" subsection, where you can see your site's domain & add a new one, as in the picture below.

 

Domain

 

After saving, you will see what actions need to be taken to make the domain you attach work. Be sure to follow and implement them.
 

And in the "Payment section,' you can add your payment methods. You can choose the payment method for your services in the payment section, depending on which option you want to use. For example, log in to PayPal by clicking on the mentioned window and filling in the appropriate fields.

 

Payments

 

The "Contact as messages" section contains emails that users have written to you through the "Contact Us" page on your site. But when you receive those messages, you will get a notification too. Pay attention to the bell in the top right corner of the site.

 

Contact us messages

 

And in this subsection, you will get acquainted with "Coupons" and create new ones. To create a new promo code, click on the "Create new promo codes" button in the right corner, select the type (amount discount or percentage discount). Then just enter the amount of the discount or discount in percentages. Choose the course you want to promote with the promo code. 

 

When buying it, students will get an opportunity to use the promo code. If you do not choose any course, the promo code will be available for all your active courses until you select them or delete the promo code.

 

Coupons



 

Create and edit videocourses

After registering on the site and giving all the settings, you can proceed to the most enjoyable process - creating a course. 

Select the "Create a new course" submenu from the dashboard. 

Well, let's start together and you will see how easy it is.

Then create your course through the five steps mentioned above. In a "Create a new course" section, fill in the basic information of the course - the title field and course description. Do not forget to drop an image from the computer, which should be 760x420px. To browse from a computer, click on the link, download the image or paste the file in the following section.


 

Create a new video course



 

More details

 

Before proceeding to the next step, be sure to fill in the "choose author" field or create an author profile. If you do not have it, click on the "create an author profile." Enter first and last name, e-mail, phone number, password, profession, drop an image and fill in the course description field as shown below. Once you have successfully created the author profile, you can add it by clicking the update button and selecting the author.

 

Create New Author

 

In the second step, you need to add video courses and files and sort them by sections. To add a new section to the course, click on the "create a new section." Every section may include unlimited videos, attached files, and quizzes. The course must have at least 1 section.


 

Videos and files
 

Fill in the title first and save.

 

More details

 

Great! Now you can easily add new videos, files, or text by entering the required information. By the way, you are able to upload the videos by browsing or adding URLs from somewhere else. Even if the course is paid, you have the opportunity to make some part of the whole course accessible for everyone.

 

Add new video/file/text


 Next, set a one-time price for the course by clicking on the appropriate field. Once the student has made the payment, the course will be available forever or in limited days. You also have the opportunity to post a free course that will be available to all visitors to your site. By choosing this option, your course will be free and open for your website visitors.
 

Price


 

If you save it as a draft, students will not be able to purchase or enroll in this course, but it will be available in the dashboard. In the case of selecting the "published" version, students can purchase, enroll in, and access the content of this course. 

 

 Then you need to edit some SEO details. To make your training more visible to search engines. It includes:

 

  • Meta title, which is your page’s title- displayed on search engine result pages as well as on the website.
  • The short description of your page, that is displayed on search engine result pages and provides a general view of the page content.
  • Words, phrases, or expressions that people are likely to search for in various search engines to find the required information, product, or service.

And the last "send notification" command is created, for example, to inform the students about the changes you have made in the course. If you activate it, students will get such notifications. Here you can see the "delete course" button too. Take into consideration that you cannot delete a course that is bought by at least 1 student.

 

Settings

 

Congratulations, almost everything is ready. In the end, you can see the initial type of your site just by the preview button in the right corner of the site. Once you are sure that everything is OK, click the publish button.



 

Create and edit quizzes

It's time to move on to the next section, which will make your teaching experience even more effortless by creating quizzes and automatically giving certificates to students who have passed them. If you do not have them in the database, create a new one by selecting the appropriate settings, as in the example below.


 

Quiz and certificate

 

First, click on the "Create quiz" link and fill in all the required fields: title, description, etc. The quiz also allows you to automatically select the correct answers and see the result immediately after completion. 

 

But if you pay attention to the buttons, you will see that when selecting the "automatic check" option, you will not be able to include questions that require a long or short text answer( when the students have to write the answer to the questions themselves. In this case, the system can not check and show the answers automatically. So, if you want to include a question that the students have to answer on their own, not to choose from the existing ones, turn off that button. 

 

By selecting the "one question" option, the questions will be shown one by one; otherwise, the test questions will appear on one page. If you activate the "Public" option, your test will be visible on the "Quiz" section. Otherwise, no. 

 

You can also set a duration for the quiz, indicating how many minutes you want it to stay active. If you do not want to set a specific time, turn off this setting. Save and go ahead!
 

Quiz main description


 

Next, enter the question and choose the correct answer type. If you selected the automatic checking option on the previous page, here you will have only four options to choose the answer:  multiple-choice, choice of one correct answer, dropdown, or picture choice. 

 

Choose the option that suits you the most, fill in the questions and answers, and be sure to indicate the correct options.

 

Questions


 

In the end, select the settings section. Choose whether to publish the quiz or save it as a draft(if you choose this option, the quiz will not be displayed on the site but saved in the dashboard). Or you can publish, and in this case, the quiz will be fully functional on your website. In the end, fill in the SEO details - meta title, meta description, and meta keywords. 

 

Even though these are not required fields, be sure to fill them in, as they are displayed on search engine result pages and provide a general view of the page content.


 

Create and edit certificates

And now how to create a certificate for students who have passed the test? 

The certificate is created to be given to the students who successfully completed the quiz attached to the video lessons (the system automatically generates it). 

 

To do this, click on the "Courses-Certificates" section in the left menu, then the "Create a new certificate" button at the top right.

 

Create new certificate

 

Enter all the required information - logo (the background must be transparent), then indicate why the certificate is given for and given from, upload the signature, and stamp( again on a transparent background). Save and go ahead!
 

Certificate information


 

If you want to attach it to a video lesson, edit the video lesson we have already created, go back to the third step where we need to add our certificate, select the certificate, and save it.