Harness the power of open API with SimplyLearn

Discover the possibilities of SimplyLearn's open API to integrate your eLearning platform with existing systems and create a more efficient and personalised eLearning experience.

Published 2 May 2023
Sindre Fjellestad

Sindre Fjellestad


SimplyLearn’s Learning Management System (LMS) is designed to offer a seamless and personalised eLearning experience to its users. One of the key features that makes this possible is the integration of an open API, allowing for endless possibilities when it comes to customising and enhancing your eLearning platform. In this article, we will explore the benefits of using an open API and how it can help you get the most out of your LMS.

What is an open API?

An open API (Application Programming Interface) is a set of rules and protocols that enables different software applications to communicate and exchange data with each other. This means that with an open API, you can integrate your LMS with other software systems, creating a more connected and efficient learning environment.

The benefits of using an open API with SimplyLearn

By leveraging the power of an open API, you can create a more personalised and streamlined eLearning experience for your users. Here are some of the main benefits of using an open API with SimplyLearn:

1. Seamless integration with existing systems

With an open API, you can easily integrate SimplyLearn’s LMS with your existing systems, such as CRM, HR, and analytics tools. This allows you to manage and track your eLearning platform more effectively, reducing manual work and increasing overall efficiency.

2. Customised learning experience

An open API enables you to tailor your eLearning platform to your specific needs, making it more engaging and relevant for your users. You can create custom integrations and features that align with your business goals and requirements, ensuring that your LMS is the perfect fit for your organisation.

3. Scalability and flexibility

As your business grows, so do your eLearning needs. An open API allows you to scale your LMS effortlessly, ensuring that it remains relevant and effective as your organisation expands. Additionally, the flexibility of an open API means that you can easily adapt and modify your eLearning platform as needed, ensuring that it always meets the needs of your users.

Real-life examples of open API implementation with SimplyLearn

To demonstrate the power and flexibility of SimplyLearn’s open API, let’s take a look at two real-life customer examples:

  1. For one customer, we integrated their external CRM system with SimplyLearn’s LMS to manage courses and group administration. When users gain access to a subscription through the external system, they are automatically granted access to specific courses and groups within SimplyLearn. This streamlined the process and improved the overall user experience.
  2. For another customer, we set up advanced tracking and analytics by sending data from SimplyLearn’s LMS to an external application like Mixpanel. This allowed the customer to gain valuable insights into their users’ behaviour and interactions within the platform.

These examples showcase the power and flexibility of an open API and how it can be used to create a more efficient and personalised eLearning experience.

Get started with SimplyLearn’s open API

To learn more about SimplyLearn and our LMS, visit our SimplyLearn LMS page. If you want to see our platform in action, you can check out our live demo.

If you have any questions or need assistance with implementing our open API in your project, please feel free to contact us. Our team of experts is ready to help you find the best solution for your business.

Book a free demo today and let us discover how we can serve your company.