Quiz Reporting Extension for LearnDash vs LearnDash Quiz Reports PRO: Which is better?

    Nitansha Tanwar
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Quiz reporting is an essential feature of any online learning platform. It allows educators and administrators to track student progress, identify areas of weakness, and make data-driven decisions to improve the learning experience. 

In LearnDash, the two popular options for quiz reporting are the Quiz Reporting Extension for LearnDash and LearnDash Quiz Reports PRO. In this blog post, we will compare and contrast the two options to help you determine which one is best for your needs.

But first, let’s understand a bit more about the importance of quiz reporting in LearnDash.

Why do you need Quiz Reports in LearnDash?


Quiz reports in LearnDash help in tracking student progress and understanding their learning needs.  Using Quiz reports, you can gain a lot of perspective as to how your learners are performing and where they stand in the eLearning journey.  

Here are a few more reasons why quiz reports in LearnDash are crucial:-

  1. Identifying areas of improvement: Quiz reports allow you to see which questions students are struggling with and which topics need more attention. This information can be used to create targeted lesson plans and activities to help students improve in those areas.
  1. Tracking student progress: Quiz reports give you a clear picture of how well each student is doing in the course, allowing you to identify students who may be falling behind and provide additional support.
  1. Assessing student comprehension: Quiz reports can also be used to assess student comprehension of the material covered in the course. By analyzing quiz results, you can get a sense of how well students are understanding and retaining the information.
  1. Providing feedback: Quiz reports allow you to provide feedback to students on their performance. You can use the results of the quiz to give specific feedback on areas where the student did well and areas where they need to improve.
  1. Improving course design: By analyzing quiz results, you can gain insights into the effectiveness of your course design such as understanding whether you should be adding quizzes at thr end of each topic or lesson, among other things,and make adjustments as needed.

Now that we understand how valuable quiz reports can be, lets look at the defualt quiz reports and data that LearnDash currenlty has to offer.

Quiz Reports in LearnDash

Currently, with LearnDash, you can export quiz reports with quizzes attempted by all students. This option can be found under Reports > Export Quiz Data. The details exported include —

  • Student details: student ID, name, and e-mail
  • Quiz details: quiz ID and title
  • Results: the rank, score, and total score of the student
  • Date: the date on which the quiz was attempted

Now, the data exported is for all students and all quizzes.

However, to generate detailed reports with more data that gives you useful insights into your learner’s course and quiz activity, you’ll need additional quiz reporting.

And that’s where a more robust LearnDash quiz reporting plugin comes in. 

So, lets’ go over the two popular options for additional quiz reports in LearnDash — Quiz Reporting Extension for LearnDash VS LearnDash Quiz Reports PRO, understand what they have to offer, and which one is better for your eLearning platform.

Quiz Reporting Extension VS LearnDash Quiz Reports PRO: Feature Summary

The Quiz Reporting Extension by WisdmLabs adds advanced quiz reporting functionality to the LearnDash platform. It is easy to use and provides detailed quiz reports that include information such as—

  • Avg. time spent on quizzes
  • Avg. time taken to complete the quizzes
  • Avg. pass percentage in quizzes
  • Avg. student score, 
  • Individual score
  • Time taken by each student,
  • Answers to individual questions

Additionally, the extension allows for the export of quiz data in CSV as well as PNG format, which can be useful for further analysis.

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Quiz Attempt Report in Quiz Reporting Extension for LearnDash

On the other hand, LearnDash Quiz Reports PRO helps discover unique insights into your course’s appropriate level, create your own database of quiz outcomes for your courses, lessons, topics, and quizzes, and understand scores on an individual level.

It also helps you track individual and group progress across courses, lessons, topics, and quizzes. Lastly, you can download any of the quiz reports as CSV and use them later for further analysis.

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Custom downloadable quiz reports in LearnDash Quiz Reports PRO

Now that we’ve covered both plugins briefly, let’s look at how the features compare against each other.

Quiz Reporting Extension for LearnDash VS LearnDash Quiz Reports PRO:  Comparison

Quiz Reporting Extension for LearnDashLearnDash Quiz Reports PRO
Single-site license priceAnnual – $120/ year
Lifetime – $360/year
Annual – $69/year
Lifetime – $122/year
Post Purchase Experience1-year of updates and premium Support1-year technical support & updates
Money Back Guarantee Yes – 15 daysNo
Multisite ReadyYesYes
User AcessAdmins, Instructors, Group LeadersAdmins
Quiz DataTime Spent in quizzes.
Time taken to complete a quiz
Avg quiz Score,
Individual quiz Score,
Answer to each question
Individual quiz score percentage,
Individual grade name
Filtering OptionsCourse, Group, Quiz, User, Date Course, Lesson, Topics, Quiz
Exporting And SharingExport as CSV, PNGExport as CSV
Demo LinkTry DemoTry Demo
Purchase LinkBuy Quiz Reporting Extension for LearnDashBuy LearnDash Quiz Reports Pro

In Closing…

In conclusion, both the Quiz Reporting Extension for LearnDash and LearnDash Quiz Reports PRO offer proper quiz-reporting functionality for the LearnDash platform.  

To sum up, LearnDash Quiz Reports PRO helps simplify quiz reporting and analytics by generating custom CSV tables that reflect the performance of your learners on any quiz.

Furthermore, The Quiz Reporting Extension is an excellent option for those who need additional reporting capabilities like monitoring the activity in quizzes, analyzing each quiz attempt,  and having the ability to export all quiz data easily.

Ultimately, the decision between the two will depend on your specific needs like what kind of quiz reports or insights from the quiz data are you looking for, and who can access that data, among other things.

So that’s it for today. I hope you found this article helps you decide which plugin can offer more insightful quiz reports.

See you next time!

Nitansha Tanwar

Nitansha Tanwar

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