Everything you need to create & launch courses on your own site.


Get Started Free
Get Started Free

Sign up now and you could be launching your first course by the end of the day.

There’s a lesson only you can teach.

Make the entire world your classroom.

You’re going to love building your speaking material into an online course!

already over.

Be in two (billion) places at once. 

Be recognized as the thought leader you've always been

The hard work is already over.

Monetize your knowledge

Why Teach Online?

The All-in-one Platform to Create and Sell Online Courses

Growing your business is easy when your new audience reach is the entire world. With online courses you can break into new markets and make your teaching material accessible to millions of potential clients, geographical limits be damned. Spend less time traveling and finally get (or get back) that work/life harmony as you grow your following from the comfort of your home.

Be in two (billion) places at once.

You’ve spent time and energy learning the ins and outs of your topic, so why not earn money with your ‘know-how?’ There are people out there willing to pay for your knowledge. Create an online course and earn revenue from your expertise, even while you sleep!

Monetize your knowledge.

The hard part is over!

People spend years becoming experts and gathering enough content in order to teach. Well, good news. You have the content and you have the experience. Now learn how to take that content and produce online courses that work for you.

Be seen as the thought leader you are.

Creating an online course gives you extra credibility as a thought leader, expert, and guru! Not only will an online course boost your online revenue, it will also help increase opportunities for your offline business.

Be seen as the thought leader you are.

Get Started Free

We Help You With

Course Creation

Launch your site in minutes

Enjoy a smooth start with a platform simple enough to launch a course quickly, and yet powerful enough for the most demanding online schools.

Video & content hosting

Eliminate the hassle of external hosting with included fast, reliable hosting for your video and course content.

Build rich multimedia courses from virtually any type of content

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 Articulate, Captivate, Typeform, Google Docs, and more.

Voice over slide tool

Easily create course content with our built in voice over slide tool. Record audio narration for your slide presentations, including PowerPoint and Keynote.

Import your courses easily

Import existing content quickly with our intuitive drag and drop course builder.

No design or technical experience required

We take care of the technology so you can get back to teaching.

Retain ownership over your content

Grow your brand, not ours. You always own your content & student data.

Sales & Marketing

Instant access to your funds
Your students pay you, not us. Purchases are immediately deposited into your merchant account, with fast transfers to your bank.
Affiliate program
Expand your sales team with our fully managed affiliate program, including customized commission rates for each affiliate and fully automated payouts.

Start selling immediately

There are no roadblocks to making your first sale with fully integrated, secure e-commerce.
Schedule content over time
Drip release lets you set content to slowly release over time with evergreen (based on a student’s individual sign-up date) and cohort-based (fixed date) schedules to keep students coming back.
Deep integration with marketing tools
Create highly targeted campaigns and automate emails to the right people at the right time with marketing and email integrations.
Free, paid & subscription courses
Deliver free courses, or generate revenue with paid and monthly subscription based purchase options.
Free trial courses
Gather visitor leads and increase purchase conversions with easy to configure free trials.
Advanced upselling & bundles
Create powerful upsell offers including site-wide subscriptions, add-ons, or non-course items like consulting time.
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.


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.
Sales tracking & conversion pixel support
Improve marketing campaign effectiveness with tracking, including support for Google Adwords, Facebook & social ads, and retargeting campaigns.


Kirsten Bailey

"We use Thinkific to deliver best-in-class online learning. We love working with their team, and our students love using their product."

Get Started Free

Design & Customization

Custom domains
Personalize your included URL (mycourse.thinkific.com), or use your own custom domain (learn.mydomain.com or www.mydomain.com).
Complete course catalog
Direct students to individual courses, or to your complete, categorized course catalog for a full online school experience.
Brand your site
Customize your logo, banners, and color scheme for a beautiful, integrated brand experience.
Advanced CSS/HTML editing
Take full control over the look of your site with access to the CSS, HTML and variables.
Landing pages
Choose from included landing page options with clear calls to action and optional promotional videos, or use your own landing page to maximize purchase conversions.


Build community
Engage students with interactive in-course discussion. Choose from built-in, Disqus, or 3rd party discussion tools.
Student assessments
Track student outcomes with graded quizzes, and collect assignments and student feedback with included survey tools.
Certificates of Completion
Reward your students with automated certificates based on successful course completion and minimum passing grades.
Courses that match your teaching style
Create self directed, scheduled group, and even hybrid classes with online and offline course components to completely match your teaching style and course design.
Customized student emails
Develop relationships and trust with customized welcome and course completion emails.
Multiple instructor support
Display different instructor profiles for sites with many courses, and setup course administrators to create and edit course content.
Student progress tracking
Monitor individual & group completion rates to identify opportunities for course updates, and students who need extra support.

Student Experience

Industry leading completion rates
Conventional online courses often suffer from low completion rates. Thinkific’s user focused design leads to completion rates frequently above 90%.
Resume on any device
Students resume learning exactly where they left off, including mid-video, on their mobile, tablet, laptop or any device.
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
Easy course navigation
Our clear curriculum forward navigation supports student progress through individual chapters and lessons.
Multi-language support
Go global. Add auto-translate tools to your site for instant accessibility for non-English speaking students.

Optimized for all devices

Impress your students with a fully mobile responsive site designed for learning on the go.

Site Administration

Fully managed student administration
Save your time, we take care of it. Student purchases, receipts, enrollments/course access, password resets, and notifications are all fully automated.
Detailed analytics & reporting
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, Google Analytics, and Segment.io integrations.
Site monitoring dashboard
Stay informed of new enrollments, sales, and student progress with your site overview dashboard.
Own & export your data
Your site, your data. Export your orders, student contacts, and progress data at any time.
Private courses
Create invitation only courses or close off courses to new enrollments with private classes.

Manual enrollments & updates

Need more control? Manually enroll or remove students, extend expiry dates, or update student login details with ease.


Offer students a seamless single sign on with your existing system using JSON web tokens (JWT).
Advanced integrations
Make the right choices for your business with detailed data tools. Benefit from over 600 third-party marketing, sales, support and analytics tools via Segment.io and Zapier, in addition to built-in integrations with Google Analytics, Mixpanel, Mailchimp, Aweber and more.
Javascript tracking
Add your own javascript for advanced integrations and tracking capabilities.

Search engine optimization

SEO-friendly URLs and meta tag keywords offer increased course page optimization.
Work with an expert
Get a leg up by working with our professional services team for course development, site design, and launch services.
Remove Thinkific branding with optional white-label service.
Tracking pixels
Implement retargeting campaigns or other event based marketing with tracking pixels.

We play nice with the software you already use and

You want tools that simply work together. So do we. No matter your existing toolbox, we work within it.

Security & Support

Secure cloud hosting & daily backups
Trust that your site and contents are safe with reliable, secure cloud hosting. PCI compliant and SSL enabled.
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.
99.9% uptime & 24/7 monitoring
Rest easy. We make sure your site is available and working optimally for you and your students.
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.
Customer support
Contact our support team for knowledgeable, friendly support. We’re dedicated to your success.

Launch today with our forever free plan. Upgrade when you need to.

Get Started Free
© Copyright 2017


You’ve already got the knowledge.

Now make it work for you.

Get Started Free

Create Your Own Courses Online


Course CreationTeachingDesign & CustomizationSales & MarketingSecurity & SupportAdvancedSite AdministrationStudent Experience
Fix the following errors: