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.

Showing 100 of 1821 discussions
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Bulk course upload via CSV with custom fields
Picture of Dale Dunnett Dale Dunnett
0 Tue, Jun 14, 2016, 8:36 AM
Beta Grid format for M3.1 released
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Wed, Jun 8, 2016, 6:00 AM
Collapsed Topics for Moodle 3.1 updated
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Wed, Jun 8, 2016, 1:01 AM
Add custom(extra) field to edit category edit settings.
Picture of sarendar vennapureddy sarendar vennapureddy
1 Sat, Feb 6, 2016, 5:49 AM
Editor in course format field
Picture of Franco Pantoja Franco Pantoja
2 Thu, Aug 20, 2015, 8:20 PM
problem with grid format images
Picture of Varndean College Varndean College
1 Mon, Jun 6, 2016, 7:43 PM
Remove the word 'Toggle' in Collapsed Topics format
Picture of Graham Clark Graham Clark
27 Thu, Nov 25, 2010, 12:14 PM
Restrict access by time
Picture of Kerushan Naidoo Kerushan Naidoo
1 Wed, Jun 1, 2016, 9:21 PM
How to bulk delete access restrictions
Picture of Miki Alliel Miki Alliel
2 Tue, Jan 26, 2016, 6:02 PM
Noticeboard - number of posts to display
Picture of Kimber Warden Kimber Warden
1 Thu, May 26, 2016, 2:18 AM
Way to add option fields to "General" area of course options?
Picture of Dale Davies Dale Davies
0 Wed, May 25, 2016, 10:24 PM
Stable version of Collapsed Topics for M3.1 released
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Tue, May 24, 2016, 1:32 AM
remove/rename "Main course page" from dropdown
Picture of Steffen Riek Steffen Riek
2 Thu, May 19, 2016, 12:37 AM
Course Access Restriction
Picture of Fay Rad Fay Rad
13 Wed, May 14, 2014, 11:41 PM
New course format - hope this helps someone
Picture of Charlie Owen Charlie Owen
3 Mon, Dec 5, 2005, 7:45 PM
Adding an Icon to Topics (section names)
Picture of Ashutosh Bhardwaj Ashutosh Bhardwaj
11 Wed, Mar 11, 2015, 6:47 PM
Bulk upload of courses via CSV
Picture of Darren O'Neill Darren O'Neill
1 Fri, May 6, 2016, 6:01 PM
Sub sections option
Picture of Rob Lee Rob Lee
1 Thu, May 5, 2016, 10:22 AM
Section/Topic 0 does not display for students
Picture of Karikalan Kumaresan Karikalan Kumaresan
2 Wed, Apr 27, 2016, 10:43 PM
after installing essential theme 3 Course are not shown @ dashboard
Picture of Anklesh Vishwakarma Anklesh Vishwakarma
2 Sat, Apr 30, 2016, 10:07 PM
Custom Menu in Theme Settings
Picture of andy taggart andy taggart
3 Fri, Apr 29, 2016, 6:14 PM
Grid Format and restrict access to activities problem
Picture of Mary-Anne Camillo Mary-Anne Camillo
8 Thu, Apr 14, 2016, 10:00 AM
Problem with course "can not modify my activities and ressources while editing mode is on"
Picture of AAMOU YASSINE AAMOU YASSINE
3 Wed, Apr 27, 2016, 5:49 AM
Sesskey error when restoring commercial course content
Picture of Nick Hodder Nick Hodder
10 Tue, Mar 17, 2015, 8:18 PM
Trouble with courses
Picture of Antoine Marandin Antoine Marandin
3 Thu, Apr 21, 2016, 4:48 PM
opening coursesection in new window
Picture of Steffen Riek Steffen Riek
4 Mon, Apr 18, 2016, 11:49 PM
GRID FORMAT --> Remove section-0 from single section page
Picture of Samuel Richardson Samuel Richardson
2 Mon, Apr 18, 2016, 7:45 AM
A way to get rid of the Debug message in Grid Format:
Picture of John Provasnik John Provasnik
4 Sat, Apr 16, 2016, 3:07 AM
Course in multiple categories
Picture of Ger Tielemans Ger Tielemans
8 Wed, Apr 6, 2016, 11:20 PM
Course Completion Date
Picture of Chih Chang Chih Chang
0 Tue, Apr 12, 2016, 12:59 AM
Grid format updated for Moodle 2.9 and 3.0.
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
10 Sat, Mar 5, 2016, 1:06 AM
Can we show categories and list enrolled courses on front page
Picture of Pralad Dessai Pralad Dessai
4 Thu, Jun 11, 2015, 5:55 PM
Error Message - No longer have access to a course
Picture of Kelly Wilcox Kelly Wilcox
1 Sun, Mar 27, 2016, 4:59 AM
Course Completion Criteria is there an OR
Picture of David Boggs David Boggs
0 Fri, Mar 18, 2016, 7:45 AM
Collapsed Topics Format - Topic State Not Persisted
Picture of Robert Northcutt Robert Northcutt
10 Thu, Mar 10, 2016, 9:21 PM
Stable Columns and Noticeboard formats released for M3.0
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Thu, Mar 10, 2016, 1:15 AM
Removing student from course completion report
Picture of Andy White Andy White
0 Wed, Mar 9, 2016, 7:35 PM
Captivate project with no quiz
Picture of C Sand C Sand
2 Tue, Mar 8, 2016, 1:43 AM
Where are "Server files\System" files stored
Picture of C Sand C Sand
11 Tue, Feb 16, 2016, 1:52 AM
Course Formats - list of courses using each format
Picture of Ellen Reisinger Ellen Reisinger
0 Mon, Mar 7, 2016, 12:51 PM
Importing Activities/Resources to Multiple Courses
Picture of Scott Bingham Scott Bingham
0 Mon, Mar 7, 2016, 10:09 AM
Place course summary in a separate block
Picture of Brian Brown Brian Brown
2 Sat, Mar 5, 2016, 1:08 AM
Can't dublicate course activities
Picture of Mārtiņš Ķīsis Mārtiņš Ķīsis
7 Fri, Mar 4, 2016, 9:38 PM
Collapsed Topics updated for Moodle 2.7 - 3.0.
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
2 Fri, Mar 4, 2016, 2:26 AM
Collapsed topics settings do not show (for some users)
Picture of Howard Miller Howard Miller
4 Wed, Feb 24, 2016, 11:25 PM
Topics format - Activity Count & Progress shows only when closed
Picture of John Provasnik John Provasnik
1 Mon, Feb 22, 2016, 1:47 AM
Server 500 Error Grid Format Plugin
Picture of Denise Yarrison Denise Yarrison
3 Fri, Feb 19, 2016, 10:52 PM
Grid format updated for Moodle 3.0
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Sat, Feb 20, 2016, 2:07 AM
Socialwall Format not working on Moodle Mobile
Picture of Don Wooldridge Don Wooldridge
3 Wed, Feb 3, 2016, 8:10 PM
Grid Format - Hiding Introduction
Picture of Andy Chaplin Andy Chaplin
11 Fri, Jul 17, 2015, 11:12 PM
Displaying links and images conditionally on course page without using labels
Picture of James Addoms James Addoms
4 Tue, Sep 1, 2015, 12:49 AM
Course Completion Reports No Longer Accurate
Picture of Devon Ritter Devon Ritter
2 Fri, Feb 12, 2016, 2:46 AM
course completion Condition
Picture of michael michael michael michael
0 Thu, Feb 11, 2016, 5:27 PM
Removing an element from Grid Format
Picture of Andy Chaplin Andy Chaplin
2 Wed, Feb 10, 2016, 10:52 PM
how hide form selection and chose defaut selection
Picture of stephane ngov stephane ngov
2 Wed, Feb 10, 2016, 4:51 PM
Labels with tabs
Picture of Dominique Bauer Dominique Bauer
2 Mon, Feb 8, 2016, 2:53 PM
Activity Resource ebook formats
Picture of Cara Segers Cara Segers
1 Wed, Feb 3, 2016, 3:10 PM
Grid format updated for M2.9 and M3.0
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
1 Wed, Feb 3, 2016, 2:23 AM
Moving a course from Blackboard to Moodle
Picture of Amanda Rauls Amanda Rauls
1 Fri, Feb 5, 2016, 12:41 AM
Dependency check failure after installing flexpage on moodle 2.8
Picture of Njoroge Kimani Njoroge Kimani
1 Fri, Feb 5, 2016, 2:58 AM
Socialwall - Changing Notification Settings and Automatic Page Refresh
Picture of Andrew Lian Andrew Lian
2 Tue, Jan 5, 2016, 7:56 PM
Missing All Courses in Students' Navigation - Moodle 2.9.3
Picture of Dave Emsley Dave Emsley
2 Thu, Feb 4, 2016, 3:26 AM
Import course - guest access not copied
Picture of Rainer Schaufelberger Rainer Schaufelberger
0 Wed, Feb 3, 2016, 7:06 PM
Allow students to create groups and invite others to join
Picture of Sidd Lep Sidd Lep
1 Fri, Jan 29, 2016, 7:43 PM
Add hover to topic summary when using collapsed topics
Picture of Josh D Josh D
1 Fri, Jan 22, 2016, 4:19 AM
Preventing teachers from moving or hiding blocks in a course
Picture of Patricio Marrone Patricio Marrone
2 Sat, Jan 23, 2016, 12:58 AM
Course Completion eMail. Moodle 2.9.3
Picture of Dave Emsley Dave Emsley
1 Wed, Jan 20, 2016, 10:21 PM
Grid Format (2.9) IE Mouse Pointer doesn't change on section select..
Picture of Chris Chapman Chris Chapman
1 Wed, Jan 20, 2016, 5:54 PM
Fastest way to tidy a 'well loved' course with Backup & Restore?
Picture of Carol Booth Carol Booth
0 Wed, Jan 20, 2016, 6:45 PM
Course progress not working
Picture of Trine Michelsen Trine Michelsen
4 Thu, Jan 14, 2016, 2:23 AM
Course Activities/Resources
Picture of Peter James Peter James
5 Thu, Jan 14, 2016, 7:54 AM
Batch upload courses with single activity (SCORM)
Picture of Bruno Caillé Bruno Caillé
2 Wed, Jan 13, 2016, 9:58 PM
Editing course availability for each student
Picture of Jason Keith Jason Keith
5 Tue, Jan 12, 2016, 4:42 AM
New release of Onetopic format, with moodle 2.8+ compatibility
Picture of David Herney Bernal David Herney Bernal
3 Tue, Jan 20, 2015, 1:21 AM
Duplicate/Copy Courses with UserData?
Picture of Joël Schmid Joël Schmid
11 Mon, Dec 21, 2015, 5:07 PM
Positioning of Edit Menu/Icons for Activities & Resources, and Topics
Picture of Joe Amatrucola Joe Amatrucola
9 Sat, Dec 26, 2015, 10:40 PM
Noticeboard format beta for M3.0 released.
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Thu, Dec 24, 2015, 9:19 PM
Collapsed Topics for Moodle 3.0 updated
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Tue, Dec 22, 2015, 12:16 AM
Conditional access problem
Picture of Rafael Soares Rafael Soares
1 Fri, Dec 18, 2015, 11:48 PM
Grid Format - Linking to a topic
Picture of Laura Brunning Laura Brunning
5 Wed, Aug 6, 2014, 10:33 PM
Creating groups that are invisible to each others
Picture of Mario Gharib Mario Gharib
3 Tue, Dec 15, 2015, 4:44 PM
Bulk update # of weeks in courses (Moodle 2.9.1+)
Picture of Mike Brinkman Mike Brinkman
4 Tue, Dec 8, 2015, 3:13 AM
Collapsed Topics for Moodle 2.7 to 3.0 updated.
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Mon, Dec 14, 2015, 12:35 AM
Collapsed Topics v. 2.7.4 (on Moodle 2.7.11+) and courses with orphaned activities sections
Picture of Brian Warling Brian Warling
1 Sat, Dec 12, 2015, 6:14 AM
Create a collapsable topic zero
Picture of Josh D Josh D
7 Tue, Nov 10, 2015, 3:26 AM
"GIT"ting Collapsed Topics
Picture of Rick Jerz Rick Jerz
5 Fri, Dec 4, 2015, 11:06 PM
Thoughts about Flexsection course format
Picture of Carl Hodkinson Carl Hodkinson
4 Thu, Nov 19, 2015, 9:17 PM
Help - course completion tracking
Picture of Vijay Shrinivas Vijay Shrinivas
4 Tue, Nov 24, 2015, 1:02 PM
SCORM configuration
Picture of Ricardo Groiso Ricardo Groiso
0 Tue, Nov 24, 2015, 9:40 PM
Floating start date with weekly format
Picture of admin admin admin admin
3 Fri, Nov 13, 2015, 6:09 PM
Collapsed Topics and Grid format updated
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
1 Sat, Nov 21, 2015, 8:52 PM
Grid format plug in and the absence of the light box
Picture of Lourenco Azevedo Lourenco Azevedo
4 Thu, Nov 19, 2015, 8:11 AM
Cannot move blocks using drag and drop in Collapsed Topics format
Picture of Rajneel Totaram Rajneel Totaram
12 Wed, Jan 21, 2015, 11:30 AM
Course search results
Picture of Tim Doherty Tim Doherty
0 Thu, Nov 19, 2015, 1:38 AM
Collapsed Topics Edit menu and MDL-42634-28
Picture of Michele Turre Michele Turre
5 Tue, Nov 17, 2015, 5:31 AM
Collapsed Topics released for M2.9 and M3.0
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Tue, Nov 17, 2015, 6:44 AM
Can't delete courses
Picture of Miguel Cetina Miguel Cetina
1 Sat, Nov 7, 2015, 12:36 PM
Course Completion Criteria display 2.5 & 2.8
Picture of Melanie Scott Melanie Scott
4 Tue, Apr 21, 2015, 10:52 PM
Gird Format and Collapsed Topics
Picture of Anant Sahni Anant Sahni
4 Thu, Nov 5, 2015, 11:54 PM
error in course format tab topics
Picture of Irith Herman Irith Herman
1 Thu, Nov 5, 2015, 3:56 PM