Rise Features: All

Here's a handy list of every feature available in Rise.

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Written by Anthony Karcz
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Every feature in Rise makes training easy to create, enjoyable to take, and simple to manage. Here's a full list of Rise features.   


Learners can discover training, take training, view scores, and download completion certificates in Rise.

Learn Dashboard

Quickly access assigned and completed training and learning paths. 


Save your favorite courses and easily access them later. 


Make training available in your team’s training library. Learners can search the library for specific content, browse the library to discover content, and self enroll in courses and learning paths in the library.

Completion Certificates

Learners can download certificates verifying they’ve completed a course or learning path. 


Create beautiful, engaging training right in a web browser with Rise. Rise adapts courses to every device —so they work automatically on every device your learners use.

Course Themes

Prebuilt Course Themes

Instantly change the look and feel of your course with prebuilt course themes and cover pages.

Customizable Course Themes

Customize course themes with layouts, navigation options, colors, fonts, and images.

Cover Page Options

Choose from a variety of prebuilt layouts to make a cover page that’s as unique as your course.

Prebuilt Content

Next Big Idea Club Content

Help your team reach their highest potential with life-changing, ready-to go training content from the world’s most brilliant luminaries. Offered in partnership with the Next Big Idea Club, these courses feature videos from the authors themselves, who share their insights directly with learners.

Business Content

Create courses quickly by choosing from hundreds of prebuilt lessons. Customize off-the-shelf, carefully researched, and professionally designed lessons on common business topics relevant to every employee. You can easily edit content and mix it with your own custom content.

Course Templates

Build engaging, interactive lessons quickly using gorgeous, customizable templates. Simply add your text and media, and Rise does the rest.

Real Content Courses

Real content courses provide ready-to-use training on a wide variety of common business topics.

Content Creation

Content-Focused Authoring Experience

Quickly create courses from our extensive collection of modular, fully customizable lessons and exclusive partner content.

Structure Courses

Start with a course outline or build it on the fly. Simply drag section headers and lessons to rearrange their order.

Rich-Text Editor

Make text look the way you want with the rich-text editor in Rise. You can even change font colors and font sizes, apply superscript and subscript formatting, and create bulleted lists.

Quick Insert

Use the quick insert feature to add tables and lists on-the-fly to quiz lessons and blocks that support text, such as paragraphs and interactions.

Stock Images

Find the perfect images without interrupting your workflow. Choose photos and illustrations from 12+ million images, and add them to your Rise content with one click. All assets are royalty-free, with no attribution required.

Duplicate Lessons

Duplicate an existing lesson instead of starting from scratch. Then, just swap out the content. 

Copy Lessons to Other Courses

Copy lessons across courses to reuse existing content and create courses faster.


Easily manage all your Rise courses. Create folders on your Rise dashboard to organize projects and quickly find what you need.

Course Translation

Localize a Rise course into any language. Export text to an XLIFF file, translate it, then import it back into Rise with formatting intact.

Import Third-Party Content (Beta)

Import SCORM content from any authoring app and track learners' results in Rise.

Block Types

Blocks Lessons

Use blocks to create custom lessons. Blocks are components you stack to create unique lessons in a flash. Add text, statement, quote, and list blocks to tell a story. Quickly build media-rich training with image, gallery, and multimedia blocks. Create lean-forward learning moments with interactive blocks.

Blocks Shortcut Bar

Add the most common blocks to your lessons faster. Choose blocks from an ever-present shortcut bar without opening the sidebar.

Text Blocks

Relay important information with text, statement, quote, and list blocks. Rise has multiple styles of each block type, making it easy to tell your story in a visually compelling way.

Table Block

Organize information clearly in tables that are easy for learners to navigate with a keyboard.

Image Blocks

Showcase pictures with image and gallery blocks. Choose from a range of gorgeous layouts, including full-width, text and image, two-to-four column grids, and carousel. 

Multimedia Blocks

Create media-rich learning experiences with audio, video, embed, and attachment blocks. 

Scenario Block

Add decision-making activities to your Rise courses with scenario blocks. Easily create branched interactions and role-playing scenarios with included characters. Just add dialogue, responses, and feedback to create your scenarios.

Accordion Block

Use an accordion interaction to reveal related concepts or steps in a process, one item at a time. Use media or text, or both.

Tabs Block

Let learners explore related content in a media-rich tabs interaction. Tabs can include any type of media.

Labeled Graphic Block

Add a labeled graphic block to let learners explore key components of an image. Just upload an image, then add interactive markers to describe each element with text, images, and other media.

Sorting Activity Block

Engage learners with drag-and-drop sorting activities by adding sorting blocks to your lessons. Provide categories and items, and Rise automatically provides feedback as learners sort.

Process Block

Make your lessons more interactive. Use a process block to explain a linear process with a carousel of media-rich steps.

Timeline Block

Let learners explore an interactive timeline of events. Timelines can have text and media, including audio, video, and image files.

Flashcard Blocks

Make learning fun! Let learners flip through interactive flashcards. Display your flashcards all at once in a grid or stack them so that they appear one at a time.

Button Blocks

Let learners access external resources, send emails, jump to other lessons, and exit a course with customizable button blocks.

Chart Blocks

Transform boring data into beautiful and engaging bar, line, and pie charts. Learners can mouse-over each data point to see details.

Knowledge Check Blocks

Help learners see what they’ve learned by adding knowledge check blocks to your lessons. Add text and media to create questions and easily switch between question types.

  • Multiple Choice—Add a multiple choice knowledge check with as many answer choices as you want. You can even provide different feedback for each choice.

  • Multiple Response—Discourage guessing with the multiple response knowledge check. Define more than one correct answer, requiring learners to really master the course content.

  • Fill-in-the-Blank—Ask learners to recall a word or phrase with the fill-in-the-blank knowledge check block. Turn on case sensitivity for an added challenge.

  • Matching Knowledge Check Block—Make a list of text-based pairs, such as vocabulary words and their definitions, and Rise will separate and shuffle the pairs. Learners must put them back together in an engaging drag-and-drop interaction.

Divider Blocks

Organize lessons with dividers, numbered dividers, and spacers. And use continue blocks to encourage learners to master content before moving on.


Quiz Lesson

See what your learners know or simply pique their interest. Create assessments easily with quiz lessons. Easily create multiple choice, multiple response, fill-in-the-blank, and matching questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

Find out what learners know with easy-to-build multiple choice quiz questions. You can provide custom feedback for each choice.

Multiple Response Questions

Challenge learners to really understand course content with the multiple response question type. It lets you create assessments that have more than one correct answer.

Fill-in-the-Blank Questions

Ask learners to recall key words or phrases from course content using the fill-in-the-blank question type.

Matching Questions

Create interactive quizzes with the drag-and-drop matching question type. Add up to 10 text-based matching pairs. For example, match countries to their capitals or chemical elements to their abbreviations.

Require a Passing Score

Require learners to pass a quiz before moving on to the next lesson.

Enhanced Quiz Feedback

Reinforce learners' knowledge with a variety of feedback options in quiz lessons. Give learners a single feedback statement for all responses, different feedback for right and wrong responses, or even different feedback for each possible response.

Reveal Quiz Answers

Increase the challenge for your learners by showing all answers, showing only incorrect answers, or hiding all answers in quiz feedback.

Exclude Quizzes from Lesson Count

Turn off the lesson count setting for each quiz you want to exclude from the overall lesson count for a Rise course.



Tell your story with videos. Learners can move a video to a floating window so they can watch the video and scroll through lesson content at the same time.

Video Closed Captions

Make your videos accessible by adding closed captions. Import a caption file for each language you want to support.

Audio Clips

Easily import audio files and record narration right in your web browser.


Upload your own pictures or choose from 12+ million royalty-free stock assets you access right from within Rise.

Image Cropping

Only need part of an image? Just use the built-in cropping tool to create the perfect picture.

Web Content

Engage learners with embedded web content, such as YouTube videos and Scribd documents. Simply paste links or embed code into your Rise courses.

Attachment Block

Easily add downloadable resources to Rise lessons with the attachment block. Insert it into a blocks lesson and attach documents, spreadsheets, presentations, PDFs, and more.


Collaborative Authoring

Rise Teams can easily collaborate. Team members can create and edit different lessons at the same time or take turns fine-tuning the same one.

Collaborator Roles

Fine-tune how you collaborate with colleagues on Rise courses. Give collaborators different levels of access by making them course collaborators or course managers.

Send a Copy of a Course

Share your source file by sending a copy of the course to other Rise authors on your team.

Block Templates

Build Rise courses faster by saving existing blocks and their content as templates. Then reuse them in other lessons and share them with other users on your team.



Brand your Rise courses by adding your company logo to the course cover. You can also upload your logo and set brand colors for your Rise site and system emails.

Custom Fonts

Personalize your Rise courses with custom fonts for headings and body text. Just upload your font files in the theme settings.

Course Cover Photos

Customize your course cover with a photograph. Upload your own or easily search for the perfect image from an extensive library of gorgeous, royalty-free photographs.

Cover Photos for Learning Paths

Customize your learning path with a cover photo. The photo appears on the cover page behind the learning path title.

Custom Text Labels

Make built-in course elements, such as buttons and lesson headers, say what you want by customizing the default text labels.

Block Entrance Animations

Blocks animate smoothly into view as learners scroll through your lessons. You can also turn off block animations if you prefer.

Change Lesson Icons

Each lesson type has a default icon that appears in your published course. For example, quiz lessons use a question mark icon. Rise lets you change the icon associated with each lesson in your course.


Continue Block

Use continue blocks in your lessons to reveal content progressively and make sure learners complete interactions before moving on.

Restrict Navigation

Control how learners navigate your course. Give them the freedom to roam or require them to complete lessons in order.

Sidebar Visibility

Choose to have your course sidebar open or closed by default, or even turn it off altogether. Turning off the sidebar also removes the course outline from the cover page and requires learners to navigate lessons in sequential order.

Search Course Content

Make it easy for learners to find information in your course by displaying a search field in the sidebar.


Create branched scenarios and decision-making interactions by turning off the built-in previous and next buttons, hiding lesson numbers, and using custom button blocks to control navigation.

Disable Forward Seeking

Control how learners interact with videos. Disable forward seeking when you don't want learners to skip ahead.


Responsive Preview

Preview individual lessons or your entire course before you submit it to see how it'll look to learners on desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.

Learning Paths

Create learning paths from multiple courses and publish them to your library. 

Tracking and Reporting

Export to PDF

Export Rise courses as PDF files for easy printing and meeting regulatory requirements.


Keyboard-Accessible Navigation

Learners can navigate Rise courses entirely with their keyboards. You don’t have to do anything to enable keyboard accessibility; it’s built right into the published output.

Alternate Text for Images

Improve accessibility for learners with screen readers by adding alternate text to images.

Video Closed Captions

Make your training more accessible by adding closed captions to videos, even those in the prebuilt lessons in Rise. Simply import a caption file for each language.

Video Playback Speed


See what training materials learners have accessed, the time they’ve spent learning, and the lessons they’ve completed. Drill into any content to view enrollees, learner progress, quiz scores, and more.

Reports Dashboard

View automatically refreshed, all-time metrics for your team as well as the number of active learners on your account in the past week, broken out by day.  

Activity Reports

Learner Reports 

View a full list of registered learners and what they're enrolled in as well as individual learner analytics. 

Group Reports

Explore course activity and analytics for learners based on group membership.

Course Reports

View a list of all current and completed courses for your account and access individual course reports with course information and learner analytics.

Question-level Reporting

Know how your learners answered each question so that you can refine training to meet their needs.

Learning Path Reports

View a list of all current and completed learning paths for your account and access individual learning path reports with information on included courses and learner analytics.

Export Reports

Granular Reporting Permissions

Specify which groups reporters can and can’t see.


Manage every aspect of your team from within Rise. Add groups and users, publish courses, create learning paths, control how your team accesses your site, adjust billing, and more.

Group Self-Registration

Simplify learner management by generating a sign-up link that automatically adds your learners into a group. Enroll that group in training and libraries to give learners instant access to specific content.


Free up admin time and give new learners easy access to your training content by generating a link that directs to a self-registration landing page.

Premium Content Sources

Instantly connect your team to a complete library of professionally-developed courses. Empower your learners to self-enroll in curated training content based on their interests and job function.

Groups and Users

Invite new members to your team and organize them into groups, change user roles, and assign them to courses and learning paths. 

Import Groups and Users

Import users to your account and automatically assign them to groups with a CSV file.


Sign in to a single system, such as a company directory, and then access multiple apps without having to sign in to each one with separate credentials.


Learning Paths

View a full list of learning paths for your account, create and remove learning paths, enroll learners, add topics, and change their visibility in the library. 


Create and curate a list of topics to add to your courses and learning paths. 


Personalize your site by modifying the subdomain.


Owners can modify their billing details, subscription status, and transfer ownership of the account, all from within Rise.

Custom APIs

The Rise data API allows you to build custom integrations with your business systems, giving your team access to valuable training data where they need it most.

Custom Domain Support

Use CNAME to use a personalized URL for your Rise training site.

Content Transfer

Maintain control of your content and intellectual property. When someone leaves your account, choose what happens to their content.

Zapier Support

Add Rise to your Zapier workflows to automate your work and streamline your productivity.

Slack Integration

Integrate Rise directly with your favorite team communication app. This lets you receive Rise notifications and more directly in Slack.

Custom Welcome Email

Personalize the email your learners receive when you invite them to your account.

Multiple Rise Libraries

Create completely separate course libraries in Rise. Perfect for when you want to give different groups of people, such as external partners, access to a limited set of courses.

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