Once you have created your online course on Thinkific, you can move on to customizing your course site. This is possible using the convenient site builder, which allows you to set up your course pages with rich media and branding elements. You can use the Thinkific site builder to customize your website home page, your course landing page, your Thinkific URL and site name.
Customize home page: As the name suggests, the home page is the main address where people will enter your course site and be directed to other areas they are looking for. But setting up a home page is only necessary if you are offering multiple courses. If that’s the case, you can do so by following these steps:
Admin dashboard —–> Design Your Site —–> Site Pages —–> Home page —–> Click pencil icon to launch Site builder.
Customize course landing page: This is the sales page for your course where new and existing students will visit in order to learn what is offered in the course and proceed to making a purchase if they decide to buy into it. Every course you create will require you to set up a landing page. You can carry out a variety of operations on your course landing page such as changing the theme, adding your logo and brand colors, adding a footer, header, and banner. You can also delete sections, add new sections, or reorder sections as needed.
If you are only offering one course, it is recommended that you redirect your home page to the course landing page instead of actually creating a home page as described above. To set up landing pages for your courses, the steps include:
Admin dashboard —–> Manage Learning Content —–> Courses —–> Select course —–> Build Landing Page.
Personalize site name and Thinkific URL: This is something that can be changed at any time, but you want to start out with a name that you plan on keeping to prevent confusion in the future. Once you have a name and URL you want to settle with, you can customize it in your website settings with the following steps:
Admin dashboard —–> Settings —–> Under “site” tab, click on “Site Details” —–> Make changes to the name field and click “Save.”
For the URL:
Admin dashboard —–> Settings —–> Under “site” tab ,click on “Site URL” —–> Click on three dots beside existing URL and select “Edit URL” —–> Edit “My Thinkific URL” field and click “Save.”