Insert or Embed Articulate Content into WordPress


Quickly insert Articulate, Captivate, iSpring, Lectora and more e-Learning content into a post or page. Also compatible with Articulate Storyline, Articulate Rise, Adobe Captivate, Lectora, Camtasia, iSpring, Elucidat, Gomo, Obisidian Black, MindManager, or any other tool.

This plugin will add a new toolbar icon (the letter ‘a’) next to the ‘Add Media’ button on the Edit Post and Edit Page pages. Upon clicking this icon, you will have the ability to upload your published Articulate, Captivate, Lectora, Camtasia, iSpring, Elucidat, Gomo, Obisidian Black, MindManager, or any other tool’s content as a ZIP file. Once uploaded, the plugin will automatically extract the content, find the appropriate .html file, and add code to your post or page that will display your Articulate content as an iframe. Responsive IFrames, Lightbox and other options like opening the content in a new window are included in the premium version.

Insert or Embed Articulate Content into WordPress Premium

Upgrade to the Premium Plugin

Premium is a significant upgrade to Trial that adds many tools including the ability to load content in a lightbox or new window, responsive iFrames, faster upload speeds, removes the branding, 13 themes to make your content look really professional, custom launch buttons, disabling scrollbars, custom sizing, responsive IFrames, and much more including support for Captivate, Lectora, Camtasia, iSpring, Elucidat, Gomo, Obisidian Black, MindManager, or any other tool’s content. You can learn more about Premium here:

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Insert or Embed Articulate Content into WordPress Trial

Works with all Articulate products including:


Storyline 1, 2, 3, and 360

Studio ’09 (Presenter, Engage and Quizmaker)

Studio ’13 (Presenter, Engage and Quizmaker)

Studio 360 (Presenter, Engage and Quizmaker)

Both this plugin and the Premium plugin supports Articulate products and also these products:

Captivate, Lectora, Camtasia, iSpring, Elucidat, Gomo, Obisidian Black, MindManager, or many others!

Premium Support
We provide limited support for this plugin on the forums. One on one email support is available to people who bought the Premium plugin only.

How to Use

Check out the screencast in the link below to learn how to use this plugin:


  • Works with every tool including Captivate, iSpring, Camtasia, Lectora, Articulate, Gomo, Eludicat, Adapt, Shift and many more!
  • How it works
  • How to upload Adobe Captivate
  • How to upload Articulate Rise
  • How to upload Lectora Online
  • Works with Rise, Storyline 360, Storyline 3, Storyline 2, Storyline 1, Articulate Presenter, Engage, Quizmaker & more!
  • Upload
  • Lightbox Settings


This plugin provides 1 block.



  1. Upload the ‘insert-or-embed-articulate-into-wordpress’ folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.


Can I try the Premium version?

Yes, you can download it here: – It contains many features that we encourage you to test drive. It also has compatibility with the latest themes and other plugins on the market.

How do I removed the “Powered by” branding

Upgrade to the premium plugin

How do I use this in the Gutenberg editor?

Look for the new e-Learning block

How do I use this to embed Articulate content?

Check out this screencast:

Does this work well with Articulate’s new responsive and Modern Player in 360?

Yes! We do recommend disabling the scrollbar in the scrollbar options if choosing to launch your course in a lightbox. This option is found when uploading your course with this plugin after selecting the lightbox option.

Does this plugin support Responsive IFrames?

This feature is only available in the Premium version of the plugin. For more information, go to

Does this work well work with Rise?


Does this work with Articulate Storyline content?

Yes, it works with all versions of Articulate Storyline including Storyline 360.

What settings should I use when publishing from Storyline or Studio to avoid scrollbars?

In Player Properties, set the player to “Scale player to fill browser window.” For more information, see:

Does this work with Adobe Captivate content?

Yes, it works with all versions of Adobe Captivate. Here’s a step by step guide:

Does this work with iSpring content?

Yes, it works with all versions of iSpring.

What other tools does this plugin support?

Lectora, Camtasia, iSpring, Elucidat, Gomo, Obisidian Black, MindManager, or any other tool

Can I use this with custom content?

Yes, just make sure your .zip file contains an .html or .htm file and it’ll upload and embed on your WordPress site as expected.

If I delete the plugin, what happens to the content that I’ve uploaded?

The uploaded content is saved into the wp-content / uploads / articulate_uploads folder on your site. Thus, your uploaded content will not be removed if you delete this plugin.

What additional features are available in the premium plugin?

Ability to lightbox content with themes (as shown in the screencast), open the content in a new window using custom buttons or custom text links, ability to disable scrollbars, faster upload speeds and much more. It also uses a different mechanism to upload content to workaround limits on your hosting server.

I don’t see the ‘a’ button in the Classic Editor or I’m having problems uploading content in the Gutenberg editor. What do I do?

To use the plugin, you must have the capability in WordPress to ‘upload files’. Contact your administrator to update your user role or capabilities in WordPress.

I’m seeing an HTTP 200 error when uploading my zip file. How do I fix that?

This appears to be a pretty common issue with WordPress uploads. Here’s a few forum discussions:

Many customers have solved the problem by installing this WordPress plugin:

For details on exactly what this plugin does, see:

Here’s another potential solution to fix the issue from the server side:


September 29, 2019
Fonctionne parfaitement merci. Il serait sympa de rajouter des réglages spécifiques à la visualisation sur mobile ( format vertical) merci
September 19, 2019
We needed a solution to post our Adobe Captivate content to WordPress. This works exactly as expected and it met my expectations. Great solution!
August 5, 2019
Brian was extremely helpful and worked diligently to assist with the questions we had. His responses were immediate and explanations, suggestions, and manual assistance were outstanding. The customer support experience was of the highest quality.
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Contributors & Developers

“Insert or Embed Articulate Content into WordPress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




Added better support for SCORM and AICC files.

Added better messaging when a file upload is complete.

Added better support for really large files.

Lots of additional changes behind the scenes.


Renamed a function to prevent a compatibility issue with a plugin called PWS Core


Fixed a security vulnerability that enabled a user with Subscriber capabilities to delete or rename content remotely. Upgraded Freemius SDK to the latest version.


Fixed a security vulnerability that enabled a user outside of your WordPress installation (via curl or other methods) to remotely upload files. Please upgrade immediately.


Prevents PHP files from being uploaded and prevents them from running if they’re already there.


Fixes security vunerability in the Freemius SDK. Please upgrade immediately.

Fixes issue with content not displaying if the server is running Apache 2.4.

Here’s what you missed in the latest Premium plugin updates (use code 42997 to get 20% off today only):

Adds custom button functionaility to “open in same window” & “open in new window.”

Substantially improved the UI for custom buttons and fixed several bugs around them.


Fixes security vunerability in tar module. Please upgrade immediately.


Added support for Pantheon servers

Added support for Fusion Builder

Added compatibility with the Vivaldi browser

Lots of improvements around uploading files

Will no longer create an empty directory when an upload fails


Added better messaging when errors occur. Improved uploading function to workaround PHP limitations.


Resolved issue where migrating to a new site may cause the optional opt-in to fail


Added Gutenberg support via a new e-Learning block – Fixed a bug where changing the title would result in a 404 on the content.


Fixed issue where content couldn’t be uploaded in Divi


Fixed an issue where some MindManager files wouldn’t upload properly.


Added support for iSpring files published to Tin Can / xAPI


Fixes issue where some customers were seeing a 404 error on their content due to an improperly configured access restriction file or plugin


Misc. bug fixes and added “powered by” branding.


Added better support for Articulate Rise SCORM courses. Added better error messaging when an HTML file can’t be found.


Added support for CoursePress Learning Management System. This plugin also supports LearnPress and LearnDash


Misc. bug fixes


Added support for Captivate, Lectora, Camtasia, iSpring, Elucidat, Gomo, Obisidian Black, MindManager, or any other tool’s content


Misc. bug fixes


Changed the way content is uploaded so that you don’t have to worry about upload size limits. Also, scrolling is disabled by default. Do you need to upload content created in other apps like Captivate, Lectora, Camtasia, iSpring, Elucidat, Gomo, Obisidian Black, MindManager, or any other tool? The premium plugin now supports them all. Learn more at


Misc bug fixes around file upload size in the trial version. The premium version uses a different mechanism to upload really large file sizes. Please upgrade to the premium version if your server has low upload limits


Fixed an issue where a PHP warning would occur


Added diagnostics


Remove calls to googleapi for loading certain styles and turned off scrolling by default when inserting content


Fixed iframe issue


Fixed warning in footer


Resolved issue where JavaScript and CSS related to lightboxes was loading when it shouldn’t.


Initial version.