Courses and course formats

Including both standard and add-on course formats.

Documentation: Course formats and Course FAQ
Forum help: Courses and course formats forum help
Plugins directory: Category: Course formats
Forum moderators: Gareth J Barnard and Richard Oelmann

When posting, please provide as much information as possible, such as:

  • Course format and version
  • Moodle version
  • Theme you are using (and version)
  • Browser and version
  • Relevant screen shot

If you want people to be able to give you more useful answers, please include as much of the following information in your post as possible:

  • Course format and version
  • Moodle version
  • Theme you are using (and version)
  • Browser and version
  • Relevant screen shot

Please see Moodle.org courses and course formats forum help for more details.


DiscussionStarted byRepliesLast post
Problem with Collapsed Topics in Moodle 3.2 with Boost based theme 9 Rick Jerz
Failed to change course format "Topic" to "Grid" 12 Eduardo Hm
how to add "Read More" in course discription 4 Dnyaneshwar Somwanshi
Grid Format border colour 1 Gareth J Barnard
Course objects dissapear 0 Francisco Rojas
Topics Course Format: Hidden "General" Topic Title 6 Francois PAR
Course section 0 set to invisible 5 Joost Elshoff
Collapsible Topics not working 3 Gareth J Barnard
Course completion problem 2 Mary Cooch
Marking a course as uncomplete/not yet started 3 Dan Marsden
Section titles in Topic course format in new Moodle 3.2 installs are linked 12 Helen Foster
Course Upload is not restoring the course 1 Erika Khoury
Introduction Section - cannot publish to students 4 William Hunter
Course overview - Language 6 Richard Oelmann
Format_180:Designing new course format; opinions 1 Melissa .
Course metadata field 2 Melissa .
API Key for TOPIC format options 1 Gareth J Barnard
Linking to a Course Doesn't Redirect 3 Richard Oelmann
Collapsed Topics updated for Moodle 3.2 and 3.3.... 14 Melissa .
Upgrading to 3.1...but no customfield upgrade 1 Melanie Scott
Grid Format - Jump To...menu missing? 4 Dan Jeffries
New User 2 Colin Fraser
Course - restricting activity access 0 claudio buselli
Collapsed Topic > Expand - Label Command 9 Gareth J Barnard
Description of images not appearing 2 Adam Fabirkiewicz
add course to moodle remotly 1 Davo Smith
Sections in Vertical tab view 0 Rajakumar Jillella
Timed topics of a course 0 Justyn Pride
Latest News block disappears 0 Amanda Doughty
Get all tags for course 0 Mitchell Kennard
Creating a module and not appearing on New modules added 2 Jit Patel
Hiding General Section (or Section 0) 1 Gareth J Barnard
Changing courses with csv course upload 2 Mary Cooch
Non graded response for every course 1 Emma Richardson
How to notify site users of new courses 4 Richard Oelmann
Students can manually mark the activity as completed not working 1 Rick Jerz
Collapsed Topics 3.3.0.2 beta released for Moodle 3.3 0 Gareth J Barnard
Groups and Users 1 Emma Richardson
Grid format V3.2.1.2 released 0 Gareth J Barnard
course flow custom conditions 1 Just H
Stealth mode possible with Collapsed Topics course format? 2 Hartmut Scherer
Moodle 3.1 shows section name twice 20 Mary Evans
Collapsed topics: What does toggle word mean? 1 Urpo Karhula
Give permission for a user to edit a course 1 Luiggi Sansonetti
Restrict access to a set of courses. 5 Rob Mills
Videos continue playing when moving to a different section 2 Ben Laor
Course Categories Default to Expanded 2 Peter Lee
Collapsed Topics for Moodle 3.3beta released. 0 Gareth J Barnard
Collapsed topics format only showing in editing view, not students 2 Gareth J Barnard
Get all the courses in Frontpages 0 Rajakumar Jillella
Course settings from custom theme 3 Gareth J Barnard
Grid format updated for Moodle 3.2 2 Mary Evans
Duplicate course by using a UI Element, not just CSV upload 3 Luca Bösch
Course details and Available Courses page listing 1 Richard Oelmann
Duplicate course 13 Salim Al Waili
Grid format in Moodle-App? 1 Gareth J Barnard
changing the course creation page 0 Mr. Marc
Moodle PHP html_tag - Collapsing Course Table 0 Kevin Lu
Multiple sections with one button (Button format) 2 marwa bekrar
Category/Course Visibilty 0 Kevin Williams
Conditional access to course 2 Fabio Marinho
Course visibility 8 Marga Inaraja
Non-scorm HTML Course 8 Jon Bolton
unlink activity completion from course completion criteria 2 Miquel S.
Course Overview Lyout 0 Diaa Hussein
Tabs format section delete error 0 David Kwaw
Course Completion 3 Aditya Dubay
Is Grid format available for Moodle Cloud? 2 Frank Smith
Unable to add URLs using drag and drop method 4 Frederic Nevers
Get courses created by a user 1 RTR Admin
Categories in Moodle. Description and title font. 1 RTR Admin
Moodle 2.8.5 and Grid format 2.8.2.1 1 Gareth J Barnard
Grid Format: Won't allow picture change 2 Lee West
Course format plugin 1 Richard Oelmann
Grid is not showing hidden sections (Moodle 3.1 + aardvark theme) 1 Gareth J Barnard
Flag or mark important option for acticities 0 sriHarsha ch
Programmatically manipulating courses sections 0 Naaman Fallouh
Grid reset options? 3 Gareth J Barnard
Grey out unavailable setting? 2 Urpo Karhula
Can't add images to grid view 9 Gareth J Barnard
Deleting course category containing over 1,000 courses 3 RTR Admin
Answering inline with the lesson 6 Paul Quicke
List of all activities in a course section 8 Yuka Chen
Category creation using trigger in mysql 3 haru harsha
Cant press the edit botton in a hidden collapsed topic 5 Gareth J Barnard
Course settings partialy gone 6 Mārtiņš Ķīsis
Admin approval for course changes 1 Emma Richardson
Where does Section 0 come from? 11 Emma Richardson
Course navigation does not always behave the same! 2 Paul Murray
How do I turn off dependencies? 3 Mary Cooch
Stable Collapsed Topics and Grid format released for M3.2 0 Gareth J Barnard
Section spacing 1 Gareth J Barnard
allow student for change password 6 Gareth J Barnard
Disconnect between Navigation Blocks & Course Format Navigation 10 Paul Murray
Course Completion Issues 17 Deepak B S
Course Topics Format with just a tad more Jazz? 5 Paul Murray
Moodle 2.9--> Missing course from Trainer and Student portals 3 Salim Olime
Blocks move around when choosing Collapsed Topics 6 Peter Diedrichs
Meta course progress tracking on child courses 0 Learning Lab, DCA
Grid Format -- block icons are appearing above grid pop-up (Moodle 3.0) 3 John Provasnik