WISDM Reports for LearnDash: The Perfect LearnDash Reports and Analytics Plugin

    Nitansha Tanwar
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Analytics software is uniquely leveraged. Most software can optimize existing processes, but analytics (done right) should generate insights that bring to life whole new initiatives. It should change what you do, not just how you do it.”

 Matin Movassate, Founder and CEO at Heap Analytics

eLearning has revolutionized the way people learn.

Now anyone can get knowledge and skills at their own pace and convenience. 

But as with any learning process, you must track progress to assess effectiveness. And reporting (in our case LearnDash Reporting) plays a crucial role in achieving this.

Reporting in eLearning refers to the collection and analysis of data.

This data relates to learners’ performance, progress, and engagement in the course. It helps to identify areas where learners are struggling and where to adjust the course.

Tracking the course metrics not only tells you what you’re doing right or wrong but also helps you:

  • Get the most accurate picture of learner progress
  • Grant a certificate by ensuring that the learner has gone through the course
  • Provide proof of completion of training for legal purposes
  • Track progress by groups and subgroups
  • Share week-on-week progress to specific client list
  • Determine the effectiveness of the course and make necessary changes, among other things.

The list goes on. But at the core, reports are instrumental for instructors in improving the learning experience.

And it’s not only the Instructors who can unlock the power of reports.

LearnDash users like Admins and Group Leaders can leverage reports to derive meaningful insights.

But just like everything else, LearnDash reporting can also present several challenges.

Let’s explore them in detail, shall we?

Challenges with LearnDash Reports 



“The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight.”

Carly Fiorina, Politician and Former CEO of HP

Sometimes, it’s overwhelming to sift through heaps of data whenever you want to extract insights.

And even if you manage to collect and comb through the metrics, you also need to:

  • Ensure the accuracy of data and metrics collected
  • Spend hours digging in and decoding what the data is telling you
  • Maintain data security and privacy
  • Present data in a way that is easy to understand
  • And communicates learner progress and performance

Additionally, different eLearning sites may use different data formats. Thus, making it challenging to add data from various sources for reporting purposes.

And currently, with LearnDash,  you have access to only two reports by default. The course report and the quiz report.

There may also be issues with integrating eLearning reporting with your existing site.

But that’s not to say that you can’t overcome these challenges.

You can set up a reporting system that meets your and your stakeholders’ assessment needs.

And that is why you need a LearnDash reporting plugin like WISDM reports for LearnDash.

Also Read: LMS Reporting Problems and How to Solve Them in LearnDash?

What is WISDM Reports for LearnDash?

WISDM Reports for LearnDash is the ultimate LearnDash reporting plugin that tracks course and learner metrics (like time spent in courses) in real time. 

It provides easy-to-understand shareable graphical reports with smart insights in one place to analyze learner activity & progress and improve eLearning results.

To help all LearnDash users like admins, instructors, and group leaders it offers a personalized reports dashboard. So that users can get a complete overview of how learners are engaging and progressing in their respective courses and groups. They can also dig deep into the reports with the help of advanced filters.


Quick Read: 6 Must-have Reports for Group Leaders and Admins in LearnDash

What’s more, is that WISDM Reports for LearnDash has great quiz reporting capabilities.

WISDM Reports includes insightful Quiz Reports to analyze quiz performance and create better quizzes.  You can also customize these reports further for in-depth analysis.

  • Quiz Attempts Summary with correct/incorrect questions

  • Customizable Quiz Attempt Reports

  • A Learner’s All Quiz Attempts Summary

  • Quiz Attempt Analysis Report

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To share these insights with stakeholders, you can export all reports in a CSV, XLS, and PNG format.

Bulk exporting quiz answers is also possible in case you need a more comprehensive view of quiz responses.

And when that’s not all, it goes a step further and allows learners to access their quiz results providing them access to a ‘Student Quiz Results Page’.  So that they can review their answers and identify where they can improve.

Also Read: How to use WISDM Reports for LearnDash to improve learner experience

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Why do you need the WISDM Plugin for LearnDash Reports?

It’s not new for organizations to use reports as a progress and performance tracker.

Reports in any organization/eLearning platform are used to analyze the current learning outcomes, identify any bottlenecks and take action to create a healthier eLearning environment.

But many organizations stumble upon one common challenge — the need to gather accurate data from different sources.

A lot of valuable man-hours are lost in collecting data and generating reports for different stakeholders.

But imagine a scenario where you don’t have to spend so much time crunching numbers in a spreadsheet. You can use a plugin that provides you with reports that are 100% accurate and ready to share.

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Now that we know how WISDM Reports work, let’s look at some real-life use cases and how it’s making people’s lives simpler. 

Who uses WISDM Reports?

Here are some personas depicting how WISDM Reports works and helps overcome reporting challenges faced by various LearnDash users.

The hardworking corporate trainer

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A passionate school teacher


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The smart training provider

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The focussed admin

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The usage of WISDM Reports isn’t limited to the above personas and to discuss all of them is beyond the scope of this article.

To know whether WISDM Reports is the right fit for your reporting needs, check out the Demo here.

Read More: How WISDM Reports for LearnDash Helped Boost course retention rates


WISDM reports for LearnDash is built to help people like you make the right decisions at the right time, with the help of data and insights. 

Decisions like granting a certification after successful completion of training, making changes in the course curriculum, identifying students who are at risk, and improving the course content, among other things require not just data but insights.

And that’s exactly what WISDM Reports does! 

In fact, it takes it a step further by making everything visual.

When you include data-driven insights into your business critical decisions, you automatically pave the path for better results.

Want to know more? 

If you have any more questions or feature requests, feel free to comment below or reach out to us here.

Read more: WISDM LearnDash Plugins – Recommendation Guide

Nitansha Tanwar

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