Q&A: We’re ready to rebuild our LMS – what are the limitations of WordPress based LMS?

Reader’s letter

When we started our healthcare elearning business in 2020, we cobbled together our first elearning system using WordPress and Learndash. While our DIY LMS had many technical issues and caused a great deal of frustration (as I said, we did it ourselves), there was high demand for our courses and webinars. We have since outgrown our first LMS and are ready to build version 2 professionally with a company such as Plume, but we’re concerned that WordPress and Learndash might not be up to the job. What would you recommend?

Plume’s answer

Your story is a common one. And I commend you for thinking about infrastructure when considering your version 2, because using the wrong infrastructure can kill businesses – and I’m not being dramatic.

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