Looking for Free Moodle hosting to start your online learning portal? #Moodle

Check out the step by step procedure to register for free MoodleCloud service

Are you an individual teacher looking for a free Moodle hosting platform to start your online learning portal? Once you have chosen Moodle as your preferred LMS, you would like to give it a try to get acquainted. Moodle HQ team offers a free and reliable hosting solution for hosting your Moodle site.

MoodleCloud is hosting solution by Moodle HQ to cater the requirements of individual teachers, small schools and corporates who would like to start their online elearning portal amidst a tight budget. However, if you are looking for a hosting solution for a big school or university then it may not be a perfect solution for you.

Here is a quick video to register your first MoodleCloud site and start teaching online in 5 minutes.

MoodleCloud Features:

MoodleCloud service comes in 3 different packages named: Free, Starter and Moodle for School. The Moodle for School package consists of 3 different plans for catering the requirements of small schools and corporates.

The Moodle for free plan is the one which gives you the free Moodle hosting option. But in Moodle for Free plan, you need to login at least once in 60 days to keep your site alive otherwise it will be deleted forever from the systems. In order to keep it alive forever, you can opt for Moodle Starter plan which comes at an annual price of AUD $80.

Difference between MoodleCloud & Gnomio

The major differences between Gnomio and MoodleCloud are summarized as below:

Features MoodleCloud* Gnomio*
Users 50 No Limit
Course No Limit No Limit
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Install new Plugins Not available Not available
Install new Themes Not available Not available
Own Domain Name (Site URL)
Disk Space 200 MB No limit
Moodle Version Latest Latest
Video Conferencing BigBlueButton BigBlueButton
Course backup Manual Backup Manual Backup
Technical Support Through Moodle Partners Through Moodle Forums

What are the other free Moodle hosting solutions? Have you used the MoodleCloud service? How was your experience? DO share with us in the comments section below.

Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh, passionate about using Moodle in improving the Indian Education System and reaching the students in far flung areas where still education seems to be a impossible prospect of life. He is the author of the popular Moodle Book “How to use Moodle 2.7”. In October 2016, Jaswinder was elected as the Moodle User’s Association Committee member – the first to make it from India.

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