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Everything you need to effectively run your education business
Dig into the details with a full list of every Thinkific feature.
No Design Or Technical Experience Required
We take care of the technology so you can get back to teaching.
Full Video & Content Hosting
Eliminate the hassle of external hosting with Thinkific's fast & reliable hosting for your video and course content.
Create Courses With Any Content Type
You’ll love how your course looks on Thinkific. Full support for video, audio, PDF, text, HTML, voice over slide presentations, surveys, quizzes, and downloadable attachments alongside 3rd party content tools like Typeform, Google Docs, and more.
Import Existing Content
Import existing content quickly with our intuitive drag and drop course builder.
Retain Ownership Over Your Content
Grow your brand, not ours. You always own your content & student data.
Built-in Content Creation Tools
Create text & html lessons, presentations, quizzes, surveys, and more directly in the system.
Distribute downloadable files and assignments directly through your course.
Embed 3rd Party Tools And Sites
Expand your course with externally hosted content & apps, i.e.: Google Apps & Typeform Forms.
Engage students and build community with interactive in-course discussion. Choose from built-in, Disqus, or 3rd party discussion tools.
Track student outcomes with graded (pass/fail) and learning (explanatory) quizzes.
Collect assignments and student feedback with Thinkific's survey tools.
Voice Over PowerPoint Presentation Tool
Easily create course content with our built in voice over slide tool. Record audio narration for your slide presentations, including PowerPoint and Keynote.
Create & deliver an unlimited number of courses.
Host Storyline, Captivate & More
Support for custom uploading and hosting of advanced content & apps such as Articulate, Storyline and Captivate course content.
Create Free, Paid, And Time-Limited Courses
Deliver free courses, or generate revenue with paid lifetime and time-limited access purchase options.
Instant Access To Your Funds
Your students pay you, not us. Purchases are immediately deposited into your Stripe merchant account, with fast transfers to your bank.
Launch A Membership Site
Use Thinkific to create your membership site or portal in addition to individual courses for your customers
Offer Free Trials Of Your Courses
Gather visitor leads and increase purchase conversions with easy to configure free trial lessons within your course.
Order Tracking, Conversion Tracking, And Retargeting Pixel Support
Improve marketing campaign effectiveness with tracking, including support for Google Adwords, Facebook & social ads, and retargeting campaigns with tracking pixels.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
SEO-friendly URLs and meta tag keywords offer increased course page optimization.
Multiple Payment Methods & Currencies
Setup your Stripe account in seconds for the safest and most customer-friendly checkout in over 130 currencies, or add an instant Paypal checkout option for countries without Stripe access.
Basic Marketing & Email Integration
Built-in integrations with marketing and analytics tools help you make the right choices for your business. Integrate with Mailchimp, Aweber, Mixpanel, and Google Analytics.
Easily sell your courses to cohorts or organizations with Groups (limited by members within a group).
Bundles & Upsells
Create powerful upsell offers including site-wide subscriptions, add-ons, or non-course items like consulting time. (Increase revenue by selling packaged course offerings, site-wide subscriptions, and non-course items- like consulting time)
Advanced Marketing & Email Integrations
Advanced integration with marketing tools. Create highly targeted campaigns and automate emails to the right people at the right time with marketing and email integrations. Integrate with hundreds of third party tools with Segment.io and Zapier integrations.
Setup affiliate links and view comprehensive reports that track owed commissions.
Coupons & Promotions
Design promotions to grow your audience and increase sales. Configure % or $ based discounts, set quantities, expiry dates, and choose which products your coupons can be used towards.
Drip (Scheduled) Content
Drip release lets you schedule content to slowly release over time for evergreen (based on a student’s individual sign-up date) and cohort-based (fixed date) schedules to keep students coming back.
Additional Course Prices
Sell your course with different price options. For example, offer your course with an of hour coaching for a different price, or sell 1 month of access for a different rate than lifetime course access.
Offer Payment Plans
Be flexible by offering payment plans for your courses.
Direct ActiveCampaign Integration
Create highly targeted campaigns and automate emails to the right people at the right time with ActiveCampaign.
Direct Infusionsoft Integration
Accept payment through Infusionsoft, and tag users based on their enrollments & completion status.
Custom Brand Your Site
Customize your logo, banners, and color scheme for a beautiful, integrated brand experience.
Compatible with existing websites (Wordpress, Squarespace, Wix, Weebly, Virb etc.)
Add courses to any existing website, including Wordpress, Squarespace, Wix, Weebly, Virb, and custom sites.
Customizable Course Landing Pages (Sales Pages)
Choose from one of Thinkific's landing page options with clear calls to action and optional promotional videos, or use your own landing page to maximize purchase conversions.
Branded Course Catalogue
Direct students to individual courses, or to your complete categorized course catalog for a full online school experience.
Custom Site Links
Customize header links to connect to related websites.
Add additional customizable pages to your site. Great for things like an FAQ or About page
Personalize your included URL (mycourse.thinkific.com), or use your own custom domain (learn.mydomain.com or www.mydomain.com) for a completely branded student experience.
Advanced CSS/HTML Editing
Take full control over the look of your site with access to CSS, HTML, and variables with the Liquid templating language.
Remove Thinkific branding with optional white-label service.
Rich Student Environment
Enhance your learner’s experience with a platform designed for students. Includes clear student progress indicators, unlimited replays of course material, and flexible video playback control features.
Resume On Any Device
Students resume learning exactly where they left off, even mid-video. Students can resume play on any device, including mobile, tablet, laptop, or desktop.
Optimized For All Devices
Impress your students with a fully responsive site designed for learning on any device, including mobile, tablet, desktop and laptop.
Easy Course Navigation
Our clear curriculum-forward navigation supports student progress through individual chapters and lessons.
Industry Leading Completion Rates
Conventional online courses often suffer from low completion rates. Thinkific’s user focused design leads to industry leading course completion.
Choose your site language
Go global. Change your site to the language of your choice with a single click.
Deliver Self-Directed, Group, And Hybrid Courses
Create self-directed, scheduled group, and even hybrid classes with online and offline course components to completely match your teaching style and course design.
Engage students with interactive in-course discussion. Choose from built-in, Disqus, or 3rd party discussion tools.
Student Knowledge Assessments
Track student outcomes with graded quizzes, and collect assignments and student feedback with included survey tools.
Student Progress Tracking
Monitor individual & group completion rates to identify opportunities for course updates, and students who need extra support. View completion rates, cohorts, and individual student progress etc.
Launch courses that can be purchased at any time, with each student working through the course on their own.
Multiple Instructor Profiles
Go big with your online school. Create individual instructor profiles for multi-course sites.
Scheduled Classes (Cohort Based-Set Start dates)
Launch courses with a specific start date, with all students working through the course together.
Reward your students with automated certificates based on successful course completion and minimum passing grades.
Fully Managed Student Purchase & Enrollment Process
Save your time, we take care of it. Student purchases, receipts, enrollments/course access, password resets, and notifications are all fully automated.
Own & Export Your Data
Your site, your data. Export your orders, student contacts, and progress data at any time.
Site Monitoring Dashboard
Stay informed of new enrollments, sales, and student progress with your site overview dashboard.
Detailed Reporting & Analytics
Insightful information on your sales and students gives you the detail you need to improve your content and optimize marketing efforts. Built-in analytics as well as integrated analytics via Mixpanel and Google Analytics.
Automated Student Welcome & Completion Emails
Develop relationships and trust with customized/automated welcome and course completion emails.
Student Segmentation & Exports
Understand your data with comprehensive segmentation that enables you to sort students by course completion status, signup dates, enrollment details, and more.
Enroll Unlimited Number Of Students
Enroll an unlimited number of students into your online courses.
Site Administrator Accounts
Add additional site administrators to fully manage all aspects of your Thinkific site, students, and data.
Accept PayPal Payments
Optionally accept PayPal for your courses.
Manual Student Enrollment & Updates
Need more control? Manually enroll or remove students, extend expiry dates, or update student login details with ease.
Bulk Student Emailer
Send emails to multiple students at once directly through your Thinkific dashboard. Select specific students to email or use the custom segmentation tool.
Multiple Course Administrator Accounts
Configure multiple course administrator accounts to allow others to create and edit courses on your site.
Pay Multiple Instructors
Track and pay multiple instructors for the sale of any course or bundle on your site with our configurable revenue sharing system.
Create Private Courses
Close off courses to new enrollments with private classes.
Create Hidden Courses
Create invitation only courses
Webhooks allow developers to send Thinkific course data to any tools you want.
Single Sign On (SSO)
Offer students a seamless single sign on with your existing system using JSON web tokens (JWT).
The Thinkific API allows developers to programatically access and manage your Thinkific site.
Easy, built-in SSL means your course content is automatically served securely to your students.
99.99% Uptime & 24/7 Monitoring
Rest easy. We make sure your site is available and working optimally for you and your students.
Expert Customer Support
Contact our support team for knowledgeable, friendly support. We’re dedicated to your success.
Comprehensive Knowledge Base
All the information you need is at your fingertips. Access detailed guides, videos, and find answers to all of your questions in our comprehensive support forum and training site.
Private Instructor Community
Join our private Facebook instructor community to connect and learn from instructors creating and launching their own online courses.
Secure Cloud Hosting & Daily Backups
Trust that your site and contents are safe with reliable, secure cloud hosting. PCI compliant and SSL enabled.
Instant Access To Upgrades
Never worry about missing a version. All updates are automatic, so you always have access to the latest features and updates.
Receive top-of-queue support from our attentive support team.
Kickstart your onboarding with a 30-minute call to coach you through getting setup on the platform.
Launch Preparedness Review
Personalized review of your site plus a 30-minute call to check your Thinkific site settings and ensure you're ready for launch!
Try Thinkific for yourself!
Accomplish your course creation and student success goals faster with Thinkific.