Certificate Builder

The Certificate Builder addon lets you make and design your own certificates. These are given to students when they finish their course.

Certificate Builder

After clicking on the Settings Icon you will be redirected to the Certificate builder.

On the left side, you can see a dashboard of ready templates you can choose from:

On the right side, there is a sidebar with elements and backgrounds to be added. These elements are available in the Elements section:

  • Text

  • Image

  • Certificate code

  • Date (Current, Start, End)

  • Course name

  • Details

  • Progress

  • Student name

  • Student code

  • Instructor name

  • Co-Instructor name

In the Certificate Builder, there is another tab Link Certificates, where you can assign your certificates to certain categories and courses.

Creating a Certificate

  1. Go to the addon page and click on the Certificate addon settings.

  1. You will open the Certificate Builder.

  1. You can use a premade template, select one from the left side of the builder and customize it according to your branding requirements.

  1. To create a new certificate, click on the + sign.

  1. Then choose the certificate's orientation: horizontal or vertical.

  1. You can add a background by clicking on "Select image".

  1. In the open window, you can upload a background from your files.

  1. After adding a background, go to the Elements section.

  1. Click on the element and place these elements as desired within the Certificate builder.

  1. You can further personalize the element by adjusting the font, size, color and alignment, and applying styling options like bold or italic.

  1. Add other elements to create your desired certificate.

  1. Name your template and click on the save button at the bottom of the page.

  1. After saving, use the preview button to view your newly created certificate.

This is how it will look for your students after downloading the certificate:

Linking Certificates

To link a certificate to courses, go to the Link Certificate.

Next, you'll see three tabs where you can assign a default certificate, one to the categories or courses.

Linking a Default Certificate

To assign another default certificate, click Change.

Choose a template you want to make default and save the changes.

You have changed the default certificate. Your students will get this default certificate in courses where you didn't specify the certificate.

Linking a Certificate to Categories

In the Categories tab, click Set certificate on the category you want to set your own certificate.

From the certificate choose a template and save changes.

So, you have set a certificate to the specific course and it can be unlinked and changed.

Linking a Certificate to Courses

To link a certificate to a specific course, go to the Courses tab.

You'll be redirected to the page with courses.

Choose the course you want to add a certificate and click on Edit with Course Builder.

Go to the Settings in the Course Builder.

Head over to the Certificate section.

Choose a template from the list.

Save changes. Students of the course will get this certificate after completion

Page Builder

If you are using the WPBakery, you can use a special element. Edit the page you want to insert a certificate checker to, click Add element, and select the STM Certificate checker.

Enter the title.

For Elementor there is also an element for certificate checker. Edit the page with Elementor. Under the Elements tab search for the Certificate checker and drag the widget to the working space. In the Content settings enter the title.

Users will need to use the code of a certificate in order to verify it.

Just paste the code into the field and click Check Code.

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