ClickFunnels Course Creation and Hosting Guide

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ClickFunnels allows you to build a course with modules, submodules, and lessons. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Use one of the ClickFunnels templates to create your course quickly and easily
  • Customize your course home page, module page, and lessons with the page editor
  • ClickFunnels allows you to enroll a contact manually, by purchasing a product, or through an automation

Can I Create an Online Course on ClickFunnels?

Yes. Create, sell, market, and deliver your course with ClickFunnels 2.0.

You can use one of the ClickFunnels 2.0 templates or build your course from scratch. 

Once a user purchases your course, they can view the course in the customer center.

ClickFunnels 2.0 allows you to manage the user’s enrollments and see how they’re progressing in the course.

Benefits of Creating an Online Course on ClickFunnels 2.0

  • Generate Revenue – Build a course once, and then sell it multiple times in a ClickFunnels 2.0 funnel or on your e-commerce store.
  • Customer Center Access – Once customers purchase your ClickFunnels 2.0 course, they will be granted access to the customer center. The customer center allows your customers to view the courses they have purchased.
  • Template Options – ClickFunnels 2.0 has created a variety of templates to suit different courses. This makes building your course quick and easy.
  • Note Taking – ClickFunnels 2.0 allows you to take notes on each aspect of your course. You can use notes for coaching or add notes on sections you want to update or change within your course.
  • Schedule and Drip Feed – You can choose when course content is released by date or drip content. Drip-feeding content is when a customer receives certain content based on the number of days since they purchased it. For example, they can see Lesson 1 on Day 1, Lesson 2 on Day 2, etc.
  • Sell Course Templates – Like ClickFunnels 2.0 famous Share Funnels, ClickFunnels 2.0 allows you to create a course template and share the course template with other ClickFunnels 2.0 users. You can sell the templates you create to generate more income. 
  • Enrolment Options – With ClickFunnels 2.0, there are various ways to enroll users in your course. You can manually enroll them through contacts, enroll through a product purchase, or in a Workflow.
  • Monitor Students’ Progress – Check how every student is progressing in each ClickFunnels 2.0 course. You can use this information to see where students need help and make changes to your course to improve their experience. You can also move and complete lessons for students manually.

ClickFunnels 2.0 Plans To Sell Online Courses

All of the plans on ClickFunnels 2.0 allow you to create online courses.

The Basic plan allows you to create three courses. When you upgrade to the Pro plan, you can create 15 courses, and the Funnel Hacker plan allows you to create 200 courses.

BasicProFunnel Hacker

How To Create an Online Course on ClickFunnels 2.0

  1. Click Sites and Funnels.
  2. Select Courses.
  3. Click New Course.
Click New Course
  1. Choose a course structure.
Blank Course
You will be redirected to provide the details of your course.
  1. Enter your course title, description, URL, theme, and thumbnail image.
thumbnail image
  1. Click Create Course.
Once you’ve created your course, you will be redirected to your course’s individual dashboard.

ClickFunnels 2.0 Individual Course Dashboard

ClickFunnels 2.0 Individual Course Dashboard

Each course has its own dashboard. You can manage all aspects of the course here. 


Use either the eye icon next to the name of the course or the Preview button to preview your course.


Use the duplicate button to duplicate the entire course.


Click the dropdown menu to change the status of your course.


Within your settings, you can change the following details:

    • Title
    • Description
    • Course Path
    • Theme
    • Thumbnail Image
    • Style
    • Course Home Template
    • Module Lessons Template
    • Lesson Page Template
Lesson Page Template
    • Products

You can add or create a product to your course.

    • Share Link

A course share link works in the same way as a share funnel. Generate a share link and send it to another ClickFunnels 2.0 user, so they can use the structure of your course.

Share Link


Click here to customize your course home page, module page, and lesson page. 

Once clicked, it will open the page editor. 

We will explain how to customize these pages in the page editor later in the article.

Change Theme

Click here to open your course settings to change the theme.

Team Access

Add a new collaborator. You can change their access to your course. 


Here, you can add your modules, submodules, and lessons and upload your video and audio content to your course. 

You can also choose to drip feed, lock, and publish the content.

We will go into more detail in the next section.


Click here to allow customers to access your courses and manually enroll them.

We will look at enrollments in more detail later in the article.


Create or add products to your course.

Adding Modules, Submodules, Lessons, and Content to a Course on ClickFunnels 2.0

Under the modules tab on your individual course dashboard, you can build your course with modules, submodules, and lessons. 

You can then upload your video and audio content to your lessons.

To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Locate your course and open the individual course dashboard.
  2. Click Add New Module.
Click Add New Module
  1. Enter a Module Title, Description, and Path.
Enter a Module Title
  1. Click Create Module.

Once you’ve created your module, it will appear under your modules section.

You can hover over the module to edit the content, edit the settings, and preview the module.

These settings are the same whether it’s a module, submodule, or lesson you’ve created.

  • Edit Content – This will open your page editor. We will look at this in the next section.
  • Edit Settings – Here, you can edit your title, description, path, thumbnail image, URL, publishing status, style, and template. You can also delete the module.
  • Preview – Click here to preview the module.
  • Add Content – Click here to either Add a Lesson or Add a Submodule.
  • Status – Use the dropdown to choose whether the module is published, drip fed to students, or locked.
  1. Click Add Content.
  2. Select Add a Submodule.
Click Add Content
  1. Edit the settings as required.
  2. Click Add Lesson.
Click Add Lesson
You will be directed to edit the settings and add content to your course.
  1. Add a lesson title, path, and thumbnail image and choose your style and template.
  2. Click to expand the Audio Settings and Video Settings.
Audio Settings and Video Setting
  1. Upload your course audio files and video files.
  2. Click Create Lesson.
  3. Continue to add Modules, Submodules, and Lessons, and upload your files to create your course.

How To Add Content to Your ClickFunnels 2.0 Lesson Page

  1. Open the course’s individual dashboard. 
  2. Hover over the lesson page and click Edit Content.
Lesson Page

This will open this specific lesson in your page editor.

You can only edit the content for this lesson. The lesson template cannot be updated from here.

  1. Scroll down to the Content box.
  2. Click Add New Section.
Click Add New Section
  1. Add your Section, Row, and Elements to this box.
  2. Customize the section to suit your post.
This should complement the video or audio you uploaded when you created your lesson.
  1. Click Save.

How To Customize Your ClickFunnels 2.0 Course

How To Customize Your ClickFunnels 2.0 Course

You can customize your course home page, module page, and lesson page.

To edit all of these, start by opening your course’s individual dashboard and clicking Customize in the top right corner.

On all of the pages, the information in the {{ }} brackets, and the course images are dynamically updated.

How To Customize Your ClickFunnels 2.0 Course Home Page

Once you click Customize, it will automatically open the page editor with the Course Home Page.

Course Home Page
  1. Customize the page using the page editor.
  2. Click Save.

How To Customize Your ClickFunnels 2.0 Module Page

Module Page
  1. Select Templates and then Default Module Page.
  2. Customize the page using the page editor.
  3. Click Save.

How To Customize Your ClickFunnels 2.0 Lesson Page

Each lesson of your course will look the same, giving your course a seamless look. 

The content within the lesson post will be dynamically updated for each individual lesson.

Your ClickFunnels 2.0 Lesson Page
  1. Click Templates and then Default Lesson Page.
The content you add to each individual lesson will appear in the section labeled Dynamically Replaced. Make sure this section is on the page for your content to appear.
  1. Customize the page using the page editor.
  2. Click Save.

How To Enroll Users on ClickFunnels 2.0 Courses

There are several ways to enroll contacts. You can enroll someone manually, after they purchase a product, or through a Workflow.

How To Enroll Contacts Manually for ClickFunnels 2.0 Courses

There are two ways you can manually enroll people into a course, either a bulk enrollment or individual enrollment.

Individual Enrollment

  1. Click Contacts.
  2. Find the contact you want to enroll in the course.
  3. Click on the name of the contact.
  4. Click on the enrollments tab in the sidebar.
  5. Select Manage Enrollments.
Select Manage Enrollments
  1. Click Add Enrollments.
  2. Select which course you want to enroll the contact in.
  1. Click Save.

Bulk Enrollment

  1. Click Contacts.
  2. Find the contacts you want to enroll in the course.
  3. Click on the checkbox next to the names of the contacts you want to enroll.
  4. Click on the dropdown Actions box.
  5. Select Create Enrollment.
Select Create Enrollment
  1. Choose the course you want to enroll your contacts in.
  2. Select an enrollment date.
  3. Click Save.

How To Enroll through Product Purchase for ClickFunnels 2.0 Courses

  1. Open Products.
  2. Choose the product you want to add the course enrollment to.
  3. Click on the name of the product.
  4. Scroll down to Purchase Actions.
  5. Click Course Access.
Click Course Access
  1. Select the course and modules you want users to gain access to when they purchase that product.
  2. Click Update Product.

If the customer cancels or receives a refund for the product purchase, ClickFunnels 2.0 will automatically revoke access to the course.

How To Enroll through a Workflow for ClickFunnels 2.0 Courses

  1. Open Marketing and then Workflows.
  2. Add a new Workflow.
  3. Name the Workflow and choose your Run Type.
  4. Set the trigger.
This is the event that needs to happen for a user to be enrolled in the course. This could be a successful order, etc.
  1. Click on the + button beneath the trigger and choose Enroll.
choose Enroll
  1. Choose the course you want to enroll the users in.
  2. Click Create Step.

How To Add a Course Element to the Customer Center on ClickFunnels 2.0

To add your courses to the customer center, ensure that you have completed creating your course. 

The customer center is where those who have access to the course will be able to view it.

  1. Click Sites and Funnels.
  2. Select Customer Center.
  3. Click Customize.
Click Customize

This will open your page editor.

In order for your courses to be visible to those who have purchased them, you need to ensure that the page has the course elements added.

Depending on the template you have, this might already exist on the page.

If you need to add these elements, follow these steps.

  1. Click Add Element.
  2. Select Course and then Collection.
Select Course and then Collection
  1. Choose how many columns you would like to add to the collection element.
  2. Click inside one of the collection boxes and click Add New Element.
Add New Element
  1. Locate the Course section.
  2. Add the information you want to be displayed here. We recommend adding the following:
  • Name
  • Image
  • Link
Locate the Course section
  1. Click Save.
Now, once a customer opens their customer center and clicks the link to the course, they will be directed to the Course Home Page that you previously customized.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Create and sell your online courses on ClickFunnels 2.0.

Yes, you can build a course and create modules, submodels, and lessons for your online courses.

Yes, add the course you created on ClickFunnels 2.0 to one of your products.


About Authors

  • Samuel Fletcher

    Samuel Fletcher is a entrepreneur with over 15 years in online course development. With an in-depth understanding of online course platforms, including Kajabi, Thinkific, LearnWorlds, and more, he has not only created courses on these platforms but has also assisted others in their course creation journeys. Beyond his hands-on experience, Sam is a passionate blogger, online business mentor, and a proactive contributor to community initiatives. His commitment to excellence and belief in dedication, perseverance, and unwavering commitment drives his success. Recognizing the gap in unbiased, quality information about online course platforms, he co-founded SupplyGem. In addition to his leadership role, Samuel serves as a Technical Writer at SupplyGem, sharing his expertise with a broader audience. Moreover, he's an active member of professional associations such as the Association for Talent Development (ATD), The Learning Guild, and others, underlining his dedication to continuous learning and industry advancement.

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