Online education can’t get easier when technology takes over. Instead of creating a website which will run your online school from scratch, we will show you seven fantastic WordPress themes which will help you build your e-school from ground up.
Instead of worrying about how your website will handle your future online students, with these themes you will only have to worry about the learning material and grading your students while the system will take care of the rest.
Without further ado, here is the list which probably contains a theme you will like:
WPLMS Learning Management System
This theme will transfer your regular WordPress site into e-school where you can create and offer e-courses. WPMLS stands for WordPress Learning Management System and it is created by combining several plugins into one theme. After an easy installation you get a few dashboards where you can control everything. If you’re an instructor, you can easily create new courses, track your progress, commissions, statistics and everything you need to know about your students. On the other side, there is a student dashboard which will let your students track their progress and manage their information. There are special pages for all courses where one can get info about each course they’re interested in. Quiz pages are made separately and will let you make online exams with 9 different types of questions. Not only WPMLS is functional but it looks great and will make your online course site visually very attractive.
- Complete online course system
- Instructor and Student dashboards
- Special courses pages and quizzes
Academy is another learning management system fitted into a nicely looking WordPress theme. With everything it combines, you can create and post your courses online and invite your students to learn, question them through specially designed system, track course progress, etc. You can easily attach files in your courses and embed self-hosted media. Theme is also WooCommerce compatible and it will give you an extended user profile system where one can do much more than just register to your site and one of your courses. Of course, the theme is also highly customizable which means you can make your online school look just like you imagined it.
- Learning management system
- Extended user profiles
- Highly customizable
Simply by reading the name of this theme will make you think of the university. It is designed for colleges, universities and educational websites. It comes with few must-have features like courses, events and gallery management. Statfort will give you ten predefined color schemes for an easy setup but you can customize it just the way you want in the theme options. This theme looks as good on mobile devices as on your computer since it’s responsive. With WooCommerce support you can easily extend your site, add causes with the page builder and create your education site in few minutes.
- Course management
- Advanced Page builder
- Highly Customizable
This Responsive and retina ready theme is a great choice for any college, university or educational WordPress sites. With clean and stunning design you can easily turn random visitors into regular ones and there are numerous options for customization through options panel. There are several custom post types which will help you manage courses, galleries and other content which might be important to you. On the front page, you can find a simple contact form where students can easily request information about any of the courses.
- Powerful theme options
- Unlimited sidebars
- Fully compatible with WPML plugin
This simple and clean looking theme offers much more than it looks like. It is not only a theme where you can present your school but it’s an overall learning management system which allows you to create online courses which your students can take over the site. Whether you want to create teacher or student profiles, special course pages, quiz and rating systems, etc., Guru will give you all you need to manage your online school. You can choose between full width and boxed version of the site and of course the theme is responsive and retina ready with its high resolution content. You should definitely check the information page and browse through detailed features before you decide to make Guru your theme.
- Courses, extended profiles, quiz pages, statistics, etc.
- WooCommerce integration
- Advanced menu options
Built on SmoothThemes Framework, this fully responsive theme is designed to be used for educational purposes. A simple drag & drop page builder will allow anyone to create a site without any coding. You get a powerful theme options framework where you can customize the site in details – from background color to link colors and make your new educational site unique. One of the cool features is definitely a mega menu plugin which will allow you to build a great menu on which you can fit even an entire Google map if you wanted to. It is responsive as well so you don’t need to worry about your mobile users. Education doesn’t go without courses so the Edu theme will give you a course builder to create lessons with all the details you need.
- Simple drag & drop page builder
- Course builder
- Layerslider included
Another Learning Management System which is specially designed for selling courses online. There are specifically designed pages for instructors and students and one for transactions. By default, students can pay using Paypal, Stripe, PayMill or Authorized.net but the transactions backend will give your students other payment options like bank transfer. Clever Course will allow you to quiz your students, give certificates and badges and even let students rate your courses. You can easily manage everything, including instructor commissions and many more. The theme is customizable and you can easily build your pages and design them as needed. It is responsive, retina ready and comes with a mega menu. Check out the full description to find out more.
- Online and Onsite courses
- Certificates and badges
- Different payment options