How to Create an e-Learning Platform of Your Own

E-learning is not a new concept. It has been around for a long time and in the past few years; its popularity has increased significantly. More and more people are choosing to take online courses because they offer better practical knowledge and effective in developing day-to-day skills. E-learning is preferred by many people because it is more effective than traditional education.

The credibility of online courses has improved and recruiters are taking them more seriously. If you are interested in providing online courses then you will need to create an e-learning platform.

Here is a simple guide on how you can create an e-learning platform.

Establishing an online presence:

Here are a few tips on selecting an attractive and easy to remember domain name for the platform.

  • Brainstorm ideas for the name. Make a list of names that reflect your likings and niche.
  • Shortlist the names and check the domain availability of your top choices. There are domain checkers that can help you with the task.
  • The name should be short as it will make it easier for users to memorize it.
  • It is better to stay clear of numbers and symbols.

Once you find a domain name, it is time to select a hosting platform. The choice of hosting platform is important as it plays a significant role in determining the performance of the online platform.

Defining monetizing strategies:

Here are a few common monetizing models you can choose.

  • A subscription offer is a popular choice as you get to charge a fee on regular basis. It can also cover specific content under different levels of subscription.
  • Learners need to share some personal data before starting a course. These are the well-targeting audience and they offer excellent monetizing opportunities such as advertising.
  • You can offer sponsorship opportunities for companies depending on the courses you offer.

Identifying key features:

Here are some essential features of an e-learning platform.

Dashboards for instructors and learners:

Authentication method:

Filtering and search engine system:

Payment options:


Course adding and admin panel:

Chat and video systems:

Scheduling appointments:

Multiple languages and currencies:


  • Hire freelancers
  • Outsourcing the project
  • Creating an in-house team

All three options have pros and cons, so you need to choose the one that is most feasible for you.


Contact Aalpha for more information about creating an e-learning platform.

Also check: Cost to Make an Educational App

Originally published at on November 21, 2020.

Aalpha is specialist India based Software Solutions company providing solutions for Web and Mobile development,