How to Edit Your Course Introduction

How to Edit Your Course Introduction

Creating a well-written, optimized course introduction is one of the most important tools for converting new learners into your course. This article will take you through the fields you need to complete your course introduction.


In the introduction, there are several fields for you to complete:


Required fields:

  1. Title

  2. Course cover image

  3. Category

  4. Synopsis

  5. Available as (Open to All or By Invitation)


Optional fields:

  1. Additional information 

    1. Description

    2. Objectives

    3. Benefits

    4. Who is it for


To complete the required fields: 

  1. Select the default title for your course to change it. 



  1. To add a cover image to your course:

  1. Select Click or drop files here to upload your image. You can also drag and drop your selected image into Uploads

    1. ZilLearn supports the following image file formats: .jpg, .jpeg, png.

  2. Drag the image from Uploads into your course introduction page.




Note: Please note that you cannot directly drag and drop your file from your computer folder to your course. 


  1. Select the category your course falls under. If your course is Open to all, it will be displayed in the selected category on the Learning Network.


Read this article to learn more about how categories work.




  1. Add a Synopsis, which is the summary of your course learners see on the course’s introduction before they enroll.




  1. Set your course to be available as Open to all (Free or Paid) or By Invitation.




  1. Open to all courses will be visible to all users on your channel and the Learning Network. Learners will be able to search for your course as well. 


There are two types of Open to all courses you can create:

  • Free

  • Paid


Note: If you are creating a Paid course, please note that there is a minimum price of US$2.00, and maximum price of US$399.99. 


Learn more about how to price your course here.


  1. By Invitation courses will only be available to learners invited by you. Unless a learner has been invited to the course, they will not be able to see the course in the Learning Network. 


All By Invitation courses will not be displayed on your channel, or via search. 


Important: Once you have published your course, you will not be able to change your course type.


If you wish to change your course type, please create a duplicate copy and change your Available as options. Learn more about how to duplicate your course here.



  1. Finally, you can add additional information about your course such as your course description, learning objectives, benefits and who it is for.


These fields help your learners know more about your course and decide whether they want to sign up for it. 


You can learn more about best practices for a great course introduction here.


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