Top 14 awesome features coming in Moodle 3.1 #Moodle #Moodle3.1

April 15th, 2016

Moodle 3.1 which is scheduled to be released in May 2016 is packed with a lot of rich new features for teachers, students and administrators. The new features are designed to help you save time and deliver online learning more efficiently.

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Link files from Amazon S3 without copying into Moodle using Amazon S3 links repository plugin #MoodlePlugins

April 5th, 2016

Amazon S3 links plugin, which is just released in the Moodle plugins database, allows you to link files from Amazon S3 cloud storage service instead of copying them into your Moodle course which is provided by default in Moodle core.

Moodle is having a repository in core named ‘Amazon S3‘ which allows you to add files from your Amazon storage by copying them into your Moodle course but using this new plugin, you can directly provide a link to the file without copying it into Moodle. Read More

Allows audio recordings to be made in Moodle using the Record Audio plugin

October 9th, 2015

Record audio plugin allows users to simply record a snippet of audio (in MP3 format) instead of uploading (or choosing) a file, anywhere that Moodle provides access to the file picker.

The plugin has been updated to a new version 1.0.1 to make it compatible with all Moodle versions from Moodle 2.3 onwards. Read More

Youtube repository plugin for Moodle 2.7

September 8th, 2015

Acc. to a forum thread on, YouTube videos repository seems to be not working on Moodle sites, which was due to the fact that google has shutdown some of the YouTube APIs

The Tracker issue for the same was MDL-50176 and is fixed for Moodle 2.8 onwards, but for Moodle sites which are using the LTS version of Moodle i.e. Moodle 2.7 the YouTube repository seems to be not working by applying the patch. Read More

Antivirus as a plugin – New issue in Moodle tracker

July 27th, 2015

Ruslan Kabalin has posted a forum thread in forums to discuss about the people opinion about having Antivirus as a plugin in Moodle.

Here the advantages as mentioned by Ruslan Kabalin in the forum thread for having Antivirus as a plugin instead of hard coded in function as it is now: Read More

4 ways to use Youtube with Moodle

April 2nd, 2015

Youtube videos can be a good educational resource in any Moodle course. Teachers can use the youtube videos in their educational courses to enhance and develop their students’ understanding.

Here are 4 ways to use Youtube and Moodle in teaching about major historical events: Read More

URL downloader (Xpert) – attribute for the images downloaded from internet

March 12th, 2015

The recently released repository plugin ‘URL downloader (Xpert)’ repository allows a user to attribute an image downloaded via a URL to the copyright holder. Read More

New Repository plugin – Upload and attribute a file (Xpert)

March 11th, 2015

A lot of times you want to insert an image in your moodle course but you have to attribute the image to the original copyright holder. Here comes the new repository plugin “Upload and attribute a file (Xpert)” which will help you to easily upload and attribute the file to the copyright holder in a few easy clicks. Read More

Tag at Github and release new plugins easily

March 10th, 2015