Collapsed Topics course format updated with fixed bugs #Moodle

October 17th, 2016

Collapsed Topics course format – The course format, which can be used to solve the issue of “Scroll of Death” which was a big trouble for early Moodle versions, has been updated to a new version with fixed bugs and issues. Read More

Create Awesome course layouts using these Top 11 Moodle course formats #Moodle

September 26th, 2016

Moodle as the name suggests is Modular in nature from the heart and allows you to expand the functionality as desired. That is one of the main reason for wide popularity of Moodle to adapt the learning & training needs of different sectors through the extensions/plugins. Moodle contains more than 52 different types of plugins through which you can extend the features to cater your specific requirements. Read More

Access course sections easily using new Buttons Course Format plugin @Moodleplugins

August 10th, 2016

In this week, a new course format plugin is released in the Moodle plugins database developed by Rodrigo Brandão. The plugin “Buttons Course Format” creates a menu with buttons in javascript to access the course sections easily and one after the other. Read More

Periods course format updated for Moodle 3.1 #MoodlePlugins

June 6th, 2016

Periods Course format has been updated to a new version supporting Moodle 3.1 and Moodle 3.0. The periods course format plugin is very similar to weekly course format but you can set the duration for each section in days/weeks/months and years also. Read More

Create flexible course layouts using the BOARD (Grid Course Format) #MoodlePlugins

April 5th, 2016

Now you can completely customize the layout of sections in your Moodle course using the new Board course format plugin which is released for Moodle 3.0 version.

Board aka grid course format plugin allows you to have full flexibility between sections and columns. You can choose the quantity and width of columns and sections in each column which makes it very easy to customize the layout of the course.

The plugin also comes with a designer mode which can be turned on from the course settings page to check the position and size of the sections as it will show the sections with a different color background.

When I tested the Board format on my local development server, I found that the plugin is very good for use and plan the layout according to your requirements but the number of fields for sections displayed on the course settings page is too much making to scroll all the way down to save the course settings.

Create flexible course layouts using the Board course format plugin

Create flexible course layouts using the Board course format plugin

You can also grab your copy of the Board course format from the Moodle plugins database here and test it out on your Moodle site.

How do you want the layout of your course to improve the user experience on your site? Do let us know in the comments below.

Grid course format stable for Moodle 3.0 released #MoodlePlugins

March 5th, 2016

Grid Course Format for Moodle has been updated to a new version for Moodle 3.0. Grid Course format is a visual course format which creates a grid of icons for all topics (one for each topics) and hides all default topics.

In a recent post on Moodle Forums, Gareth J Barnard , the superman who maintains many popular Moodle plugins like Essential, Shoehorn, Shoelace, Collapsed Topics, Noticeboard and many more, posted about the release of the new stable version of the Grid course format for Moodle 3.0 Read More

Noticeboard course format Beta released for Moodle 3.0 @gjbarnard #MoodlePlugins

December 24th, 2015

Socialwall Course format updated for Moodle 3.0 #Socialwall #Moodle

December 18th, 2015

Moodle has got a variety of course formats by which the layout of the course can be changes to attract the attention of the participants in your course. One such course format is Socialwall Course format which changes the default layout of a Moodle course in a Social Learning platform. Read More

Collapsed topics course format updated for Moodle 2.9 & 3.0 @gjbarnard

November 17th, 2015

Collapsed topics course format has been updated to a new version for Moodle 2.9 and Moodle 3.0

Collapsed topics is a course format plugin for Moodle which allows you to change the default course layout of your Moodle course to solve the issue of the ‘Scroll of Death’ when a course has many topics. Read More

Masonry topics format upgraded for Moodle 2.9

September 22nd, 2015

Moodle course formats are referred as the layout designers of the course. One of the most popular course formats among the Moodle plugins database ‘Masonry Topics Format’, has been upgraded to a new version 2.0 which is compatible with Moodle 2.9

Masonry topics course format displays all sections like a masonry build brick wall. Every section can have a different background and is dynamically placed into a fluent style page. Read More