Online Programs: Adding Sections and Steps to Your Program

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Enrich your program by adding steps for participants to follow and reach their goal. Steps are the content of your program and can include your own media and content.
For self-paced programs, you can group steps into sections to help maintain organization and ensure a clear path for progression. This approach enhances participants' navigation through the program and facilitates better comprehension of the content.
A screenshot of the Content panel of a Wix Online Program
In this article, learn how to:

Adding steps to your program

There's no limit on the number of steps you can add to your online program. Each step should inspire participants, enriched with multimedia like videos, images, audio, and code embeds. This caters to diverse learning styles, deepening comprehension.
Steps added for future days go into the program curriculum. Steps added for past days are marked as "missed" for existing participants, and are hidden from those who have completed the program.
Owner app
  1. Go to Online Programs in your site's dashboard.
  2. Click the relevant program. 
  3. Click + Add next to Content / Schedule on the program page.
  4. Select the relevant content type:
    • Section: Add a new section to your program.
    • Article: Add a text-based step to a section.
    • Video: Add a video-based step to a section.
    • Quiz: Add a quiz to keep participants engaged while completing this step.
    • Import Step: Add a step from one of your existing programs for quick editing.
  5. Customize the step you created. 
  6. Click Save.
  7. Repeat steps 3-6 to add more steps to your program.
A screenshot of the Wix Online Programs dashboard editing side.

Adding sections to your program

Organize your online program by splitting it into sections that contain the steps. You can create all the sections first to build the program outline, or you can create sections as you go.
Sections are only available for self-paced programs. 
Owner app
  1. Go to Online Programs in your site's dashboard.
  2. Click the relevant program.
  3. Scroll down to Content.
  4. Click + Add and select Add section.
  5. Enter the details of your section:
    • Info: Name your section (e.g. Week 1) and add a cover photo.
    • Description: Enter what the section is about.
  6. Click the Section Dripping toggle:
    • Enabled: You choose when participants complete the section. Click the Select Day drop-down and select the week and day.
    • Disabled: Participants can complete the section whenever they want.
  7. Click Save
A screenshot of the add section panel in an Online Program.
What's next?
Reorder, edit and delete sections any time you need update the content in your program.


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