LearnDash Update

LearnDash was released on Tuesday, November 30th. It fixed a small handful of bugs that were present in LearnDash 3.6. We’ll briefly cover what was updated. If you were having any issues with LearnDash 3.6, check this list to see if the problem was resolved.

Please consider reviewing our guide for how & when to update LearnDash.

LearnDash PayPal Issues

User Account Not Created

If you were using the LearnDash PayPal integration and user’s accounts were not being created after they made a purchase, this has now been fixed in version

Group Access

If you were selling access to a LearnDash group using the LearnDash PayPal method, and group access was not being granted, this has also been fixed in

LearnDash Login Modal

Several users reported that when using the LearnDash login modal, if a user entered incorrect login information, they were being redirected to the default WordPress login page (wp-login.php), instead of being shown an error message within the modal.

This issue has been resolved in version They should once again see the error and remain on the modal screen to try different login credentials.

Other Fixes

You can see a few other bug fixes in the official changelog below:

Changelog for LearnDash

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed error with enrollment with PayPal and LearnDash groups
  • Fixed login modal redirecting to the wp-login.php page if the credentials were entered incorrectly
  • Fixed expired courses not listing in course info list by default
  • Fixed order overview showing $ sign when purchase was free
  • Fixed PayPal not creating the user account when being used from the LearnDash registration pages
  • Fixed LearnDash permalink changes not saving
Dave Warfel

Dave Warfel

I've been working with LearnDash for over 3.5 years, and have developed 3 free & 2 premium plugins for WordPress' most popular LMS. Nothing brings me more joy than empowering others to take control of their online platform. I live, work & play in the beautiful mountains of Colorado. 🤸‍♂️👨‍💻🏃‍♂️🏔️

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