Encourage your Members to complete your course with locked content. Locking content in a Product requires your Members to mark a Post as completed before accessing the next Category.
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Releasing content in a Product can vary from business to business. That's why Kajabi gives you the tools to build your Product to release content according to your business needs.
Locking content can be accomplished by locking Categories or Subcategories by Product Post.
This ensures that your Members must first complete your specified Post to unlock the next Category or Subcategory and gain access to the next section of content.
To unlock a Locked Category, your Members must:
What happens if a Member attempts to move on to the next Category before completing the Post?
If a Member attempts to move onto the Locked Category or Subcategory before completing your selected Post, they will encounter a "This Post is Locked" message:
This message is not customizable, however, the language can be changed by updating the Language in your Site Details settings.
Assessments are great tools for surveying or testing your Members in your Product. With Assessments, you can require your Members to complete or pass your Assessment before unlocking the next Category.
If you choose to Lock a Category to a Post containing an Assessment, your Members can gain access to the Locked Category by:
- Clicking Complete in the Post or;
- Completing and/or passing the Assessment.
Setting up locked content
- Open the Products tab from the Dashboard.
- Select an existing Product or create a new one.
- Click the visibility icon (Published, Draft) next to your Category or Subcategory and select Locked.
- Then, select the Post that will unlock new content when marked as complete: