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.

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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
Change 'per page' settings for course participants
Picture of Gary Ross Gary Ross
3 Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 5:54 PM
Custom display of activities and mods on course page
Picture of Stephen Hooley Stephen Hooley
5 Thu, Sep 18, 2014, 8:02 PM
course overview - slow query
Picture of Hafriz Azhan Hafriz Azhan
0 Tue, Nov 3, 2015, 6:45 PM
I am unable see all options on course creation page
Picture of shoaib latif shoaib latif
7 Sun, Nov 1, 2015, 7:30 PM
Collapsed Topics updated for M2.9 and M3.0(beta)
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
1 Sat, Oct 31, 2015, 1:52 AM
Conditional course creation
Picture of Jean-Roch Meurisse Jean-Roch Meurisse
6 Thu, Oct 29, 2015, 6:44 PM
Need to remove some links of lesson activity last page
Picture of Nishant Pandya Nishant Pandya
11 Thu, Oct 29, 2015, 7:48 PM
Moodle appears to use different methods to update Course Completion Status
Picture of Matt Bury Matt Bury
0 Sun, Oct 25, 2015, 11:39 PM
Course Completion Reports do not place check marks for completed activities
Picture of Sandino Lirios Sandino Lirios
5 Thu, Aug 20, 2015, 11:01 AM
M2.9 flexsections fatal error
Picture of Danny Wahl Danny Wahl
6 Wed, May 13, 2015, 7:54 AM
delete courses
Picture of may aldaenee may aldaenee
3 Mon, Oct 12, 2015, 1:26 PM
course search box
Picture of Ankita Senapati Ankita Senapati
1 Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 2:29 PM
Subcategories below of courses
Picture of César Sotelo César Sotelo
1 Thu, Oct 1, 2015, 11:57 PM
Modify section editing string
Picture of Séverin Terrier Séverin Terrier
2 Wed, Sep 23, 2015, 7:36 PM
How to aesthetically improve my Moodle site
Picture of Karl Randau Karl Randau
1 Fri, Oct 2, 2015, 10:53 PM
How to backup course summary in moodle 2.7
Picture of hema wathi hema wathi
3 Fri, Oct 2, 2015, 4:48 PM
% on progress bar now working properly ?
Picture of Nishant Pandya Nishant Pandya
7 Tue, Sep 29, 2015, 5:34 PM
How to remove list of students/participants in the course on first page
Picture of Dennis Harthway Dennis Harthway
1 Tue, Sep 29, 2015, 8:51 AM
ADD A course to the homepage student portal
Picture of anton sheehan anton sheehan
3 Tue, Sep 29, 2015, 1:02 AM
Make courses visible on front page calendar
Picture of Marc S Marc S
0 Fri, Sep 25, 2015, 1:32 AM
Not including Blocks when doing a batch course upload
Picture of Kat Wang Kat Wang
4 Sat, Sep 19, 2015, 6:57 AM
Topic Releases after specified timeframe after Enrolment
Picture of Brodie Greig Brodie Greig
5 Tue, Sep 22, 2015, 2:55 PM
Can we change the thumbnail image assigned to resources?
Picture of Phil Rogers Phil Rogers
6 Fri, Sep 18, 2015, 7:57 PM
grid format: Error code: cannotfinduploadedimage
Picture of Michael Wuttke Michael Wuttke
58 Tue, Jul 14, 2015, 9:44 PM
Grid Format - Change image problem
Picture of Chris Creed Chris Creed
4 Wed, Sep 16, 2015, 6:26 PM
Programmatically update all course pictures in a category
Picture of Nathan Butler Nathan Butler
0 Thu, Sep 17, 2015, 11:26 AM
Grid format updated for Moodle 2.8
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Thu, Sep 17, 2015, 12:24 AM
Reoccuring Course -same students new grades, refresh course
Picture of Leticia Dark-rose Leticia Dark-rose
0 Wed, Sep 16, 2015, 12:36 PM
Grid format for M2.9 updated
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Tue, Sep 15, 2015, 11:38 PM
Add custom fields to the " Add Course" page
Picture of Mohammad Alabed Mohammad Alabed
21 Mon, Aug 26, 2013, 4:49 PM
Collapsed Topics
Picture of Bill Steele Bill Steele
10 Fri, Aug 29, 2014, 10:19 PM
Grid format V2.9.1.4 released for Moodle 2.9.
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
2 Wed, Sep 9, 2015, 12:38 AM
Possibility to disable force language dropdown in the course settings?
Picture of Kathrin Osswald Kathrin Osswald
1 Mon, Sep 7, 2015, 9:47 PM
Courses in slider
Picture of Rajakumar Jillella Rajakumar Jillella
7 Mon, Sep 7, 2015, 3:07 PM
Moodle 2.8: Hidden activities, that should be completely invsible are shown
Picture of David Bogner David Bogner
7 Thu, Feb 12, 2015, 8:30 PM
Grid Format
Picture of ian hatton ian hatton
2 Fri, Sep 4, 2015, 6:42 PM
Grid format - clicking icon does not open
Picture of Nick Smith Nick Smith
1 Fri, Sep 4, 2015, 2:33 AM
2.8 Changing to single activity format and then changing back
Picture of Doug Moody Doug Moody
3 Wed, Sep 2, 2015, 7:30 PM
Title of courses
Picture of Yuri Rodrigues Yuri Rodrigues
0 Thu, Sep 3, 2015, 8:06 PM
Navigation in (2.8) Topics format show on seperate page
Picture of Matt Spencer Matt Spencer
0 Thu, Sep 3, 2015, 5:28 PM
Error code: cannot find upload image
Picture of Gemma Lesterhuis Gemma Lesterhuis
5 Wed, Sep 2, 2015, 6:20 PM
The grid format issue
Picture of Alireza Meshkin Mehr Alireza Meshkin Mehr
10 Mon, Feb 23, 2015, 11:39 PM
Collapsed Topics updated for Moodle 2.7, 2.8 and 2.9.
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Tue, Sep 1, 2015, 1:03 AM
Grid format - what is the criteria for displaying 'New activity'
Picture of Howard Miller Howard Miller
1 Thu, Aug 20, 2015, 9:26 PM
Add a new link next to "Add an activity or resource", possible?
Picture of Florian Grassl Florian Grassl
3 Thu, Aug 27, 2015, 10:36 PM
Grid format for M2.9 updated
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
2 Fri, Aug 21, 2015, 2:15 AM
Collapsed Topics - "not available"
Picture of Wendi Daniels Wendi Daniels
13 Sat, Sep 13, 2014, 5:16 AM
Course loosing files after uplaod
Picture of Narissa Tuawhiorangi Narissa Tuawhiorangi
3 Wed, Aug 19, 2015, 8:53 AM
With Collapsed Topics - Edit Quiz page displays oddly
Picture of S. Ali S. Ali
21 Wed, Jul 29, 2015, 8:09 AM
Collapsed Topics - Text Color
Picture of Daf Rees Daf Rees
1 Wed, Aug 19, 2015, 4:56 PM
How is a course size calculated?
Picture of Javier Escalera Javier Escalera
2 Wed, Aug 12, 2015, 8:32 AM
Following Topic only be available to students after concluding the previous one - Drip Topic Schedule
Picture of A D'Silva A D'Silva
4 Tue, Aug 11, 2015, 10:38 AM
Add activity option on Course type Single activity : Lesson & % option on Course Type Topic & Weekly ?
Picture of Nishant Pandya Nishant Pandya
4 Mon, Aug 10, 2015, 7:03 PM
Collapsed Topics for Moodle 2.8 & 2.9 updated.
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
3 Wed, Jul 1, 2015, 11:54 PM
Course layout color how to move?
Picture of Otmar Bender Otmar Bender
3 Sat, Aug 1, 2015, 8:42 PM
Course reset - pass grades set to zero (Moodle 2.9.1)
Picture of Keith Foster Keith Foster
5 Thu, Jul 30, 2015, 3:59 PM
Collapsed Topics updated for M2.8 and M2.9
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Thu, Jul 30, 2015, 1:23 AM
Course completion by others
Picture of callum Wood callum Wood
0 Wed, Jul 29, 2015, 4:25 PM
Using course format also for pagelayout-incourse (exemple. /mod/page or /mod/quiz/ )
Picture of M khattou M khattou
0 Mon, Jul 27, 2015, 5:58 PM
How to add custom fields in Course page
Picture of srihari g srihari g
2 Thu, Jul 9, 2015, 7:42 PM
How to create category from api
Picture of rajeeva d rajeeva d
2 Wed, Jul 22, 2015, 8:45 PM
Grid format for M2.9 updated....
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Tue, Jul 21, 2015, 1:30 AM
Grid format for M2.8 and M2.9 updated...
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Sun, Jul 19, 2015, 2:06 AM
Course - created by
Picture of Jerin Das Jerin Das
4 Wed, Jul 15, 2015, 2:16 PM
Something between Weekly and Topics format
Picture of g garcia g garcia
20 Tue, Aug 12, 2014, 12:47 AM
How to get status of course ?
Picture of Nishant Pandya Nishant Pandya
7 Mon, Jul 13, 2015, 1:51 PM
Adding List of courses on the Course Page
Picture of Wendy Zheng Wendy Zheng
0 Wed, Jul 8, 2015, 2:35 AM
Grid format updated for M2.8 and M2.9
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
8 Fri, Jun 19, 2015, 11:12 PM
Grid Format
Picture of Dhiraj Upadhyaya Dhiraj Upadhyaya
15 Mon, Jan 26, 2015, 7:09 PM
Extend Course Module and Create Separate Module
Picture of Rohit Bajracharya Rohit Bajracharya
0 Tue, Jun 30, 2015, 5:39 PM
Collapsed Topic- More section
Picture of anthony leduc anthony leduc
7 Wed, Jun 24, 2015, 6:59 PM
Period duration
Picture of Dmitry Lebedev Dmitry Lebedev
5 Fri, Jun 26, 2015, 4:57 PM
Collapsible Topics - Scroll
Picture of Daf Rees Daf Rees
2 Tue, Jun 23, 2015, 11:45 PM
Edit settings - Course format
Picture of Anita Suhanek Kliment Anita Suhanek Kliment
6 Thu, Apr 23, 2015, 8:06 PM
Can't update course
Picture of Tracy McNair Tracy McNair
1 Tue, Jun 23, 2015, 3:29 AM
Stable Grid and Collapsed Topics released for Moodle 2.9
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Mon, Jun 22, 2015, 8:28 PM
Grid Course Format throwing deprecated error for student not meeting section criteria
Picture of Laura Gay Majerus Laura Gay Majerus
5 Fri, Jun 19, 2015, 7:08 AM
Problem with Collapsed Topics plugin
Picture of SmythSys IT Consulting SmythSys IT Consulting
8 Fri, Jun 12, 2015, 7:05 PM
How can I establish which theme a course is using?
Picture of Phillip Bennett Phillip Bennett
4 Wed, Jun 17, 2015, 10:14 AM
Collapsed Topic Format background colors
Picture of Marc Hermon Marc Hermon
6 Tue, Jun 16, 2015, 1:41 AM
Course completion mail
Picture of Sumanta Ghosh Sumanta Ghosh
0 Mon, Jun 15, 2015, 7:59 AM
Use cohorts to configure course settings for different 'groups' of students
Picture of David North David North
1 Tue, Jun 2, 2015, 5:23 PM
Display courses by role?
Picture of Estudio Ingenio Estudio Ingenio
1 Fri, Jun 12, 2015, 3:33 AM
Upload courses with teachers
Picture of Juan Galdos Juan Galdos
3 Sat, Jul 12, 2014, 5:40 PM
How to make old course in moodle 2.9 ?
Picture of rangga try rangga try
1 Fri, Jun 5, 2015, 11:59 AM
Is there any plugin for tree/collapsible/accordion view between parent (Meta) and child courses.
Picture of Achappan M Achappan M
1 Fri, Jun 5, 2015, 2:35 PM
Columns and Noticeboard formats for M2.9 released
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Fri, Jun 5, 2015, 1:07 AM
Grid format release candidate for M2.9 updated.
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Tue, Jun 2, 2015, 8:47 PM
How to download the course content from Students ?
Picture of Kathir Rajaraman Kathir Rajaraman
4 Wed, May 20, 2015, 1:34 PM
Collapsed topics format
Picture of Anne Grant Anne Grant
2 Fri, May 22, 2015, 11:10 AM
Show course summary on course page
Picture of Gus Hagelberg Gus Hagelberg
3 Mon, Nov 17, 2014, 9:33 PM
forcing a speific course path
Picture of DeWayne Demland DeWayne Demland
2 Wed, May 20, 2015, 10:32 AM