How do I publish my course?

Note: A course will not be available to students until published.

If you are not using Draft State, view an archived version of this lesson. You can also view a PDF of all archived lessons in the Course Setup Checklist.

Open Course Setup Checklist

Open Course Setup Checklist

Click the Course Setup Checklist link. The setup checklist will appear in a window at the bottom of the screen.

Open Publish Course Option

Click the Publish Course link to open the option of publishing your course.

Publish Course

Click the Publish Course button [1].

You can also publish the course by clicking the published link at the top of the content window [2].

View Course

View Course

A message will appear at the top of your screen confirming the publishing of your course.

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