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
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  • Theme you are using (and version)
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Please see Moodle.org courses and course formats forum help for more details.

Showing 100 of 1857 discussions
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New format- Flexible Page
Picture of Michael Penney Michael Penney
206 Tue, Nov 6, 2007, 2:15 AM
New course format :: Tabbed
Picture of Jeremy FitzPatrick Jeremy FitzPatrick
112 Tue, Jun 14, 2005, 3:34 PM
"Endless" Moodle gives bad impression
Picture of Jeff Forssell Jeff Forssell
85 Fri, Apr 21, 2006, 6:39 PM
Moodle Socialwall Course Format Official Release and Download
Picture of Chris Kenniburg Chris Kenniburg
84 Tue, Jan 13, 2015, 4:33 AM
Proposed paged course format changes for 2.3/2.4
Picture of Martin Dougiamas Martin Dougiamas
72 Fri, Apr 13, 2012, 5:12 PM
Accordion Format
Picture of Chardelle Busch Chardelle Busch
68 Sat, Apr 29, 2006, 7:50 AM
6 new course formats!
Picture of Marty Jacobs Marty Jacobs
68 Mon, Aug 4, 2008, 6:20 PM
Back button at the bottom please????
Picture of Darren Smith Darren Smith
65 Thu, Feb 24, 2005, 5:51 AM
Major Update to Grid Format
Picture of Julian Ridden Julian Ridden
58 Wed, Feb 22, 2012, 8:38 AM
grid format: Error code: cannotfinduploadedimage
Picture of Michael Wuttke Michael Wuttke
58 Tue, Jul 14, 2015, 9:44 PM
New "Structured" Format
Picture of Alexis Maldonado Alexis Maldonado
56 Fri, Mar 26, 2004, 7:22 AM
tab format not working
Picture of Peter Eckstein Peter Eckstein
54 Sat, Sep 14, 2013, 8:26 PM
Stealth Topics
Picture of C Behan C Behan
52 Mon, May 29, 2017, 10:22 PM
Disabling Topic Collapse for Students
Picture of Ricky Schumaker Ricky Schumaker
51 Wed, Jul 28, 2004, 11:09 AM
Course Format "Topic Collapsed"
Picture of Maria João Maria João
49 Tue, Apr 14, 2009, 6:36 PM
Beta Devlopment Grid Format for Moodle 2.4 released
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
48 Sat, Dec 22, 2012, 3:10 AM
"Collapsed Topics course format plugin" questions,...
Picture of Steve Ambro v3.1 Steve Ambro v3.1
41 Thu, Jun 16, 2016, 9:57 AM
The great Collapsed Topics arrow debate.
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
40 Mon, Jan 21, 2013, 4:52 AM
Collapsed Topics add-on for Moodle 2.3.4+ and 2.4.1+ updated.
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
39 Fri, Mar 15, 2013, 2:01 AM
Numbering on Weeks/Topics
Picture of Michael Scalero Michael Scalero
38 Wed, Jul 27, 2011, 10:05 PM
Please test Collapsed Topics for Moodle 2.3
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
38 Thu, Jun 14, 2012, 3:46 AM
Reflections on the new Course "Layout" for 2.3+
Picture of Derek Chirnside Derek Chirnside
38 Fri, Aug 10, 2012, 8:54 AM
Page per Section - How to embed Activities directly rather than as a URL
Picture of Brian Merritt Brian Merritt
38 Sat, Dec 8, 2012, 1:00 AM
Collapsed Topics with Custom Layouts
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
32 Fri, Feb 3, 2012, 5:16 AM
Collapsible weeks: Student option?
Picture of Steve Ambro v3.1 Steve Ambro v3.1
32 Wed, Jun 8, 2016, 9:28 AM
Ways to collapse, hide or abbreviate the course home page
Picture of Martin Dougiamas Martin Dougiamas
31 Thu, Nov 7, 2002, 1:57 PM
hybrid social / topics format ?
Picture of Will Taylor Will Taylor
31 Fri, Sep 16, 2005, 2:36 PM
New Course Format: "G8Moodle"
Picture of Fernando Oliveira Fernando Oliveira
30 Wed, Aug 18, 2004, 11:15 PM
Course Categories and SubCategories
Picture of Catalin Zmole Catalin Zmole
30 Sat, Oct 22, 2005, 8:25 PM
REQ: New week/topic icons and new hide/show control
Picture of Darren Smith Darren Smith
28 Fri, Feb 11, 2005, 3:23 AM
MoodleFN Demo Site Now Open
Picture of Fernando Oliveira Fernando Oliveira
28 Sat, Apr 16, 2005, 2:16 AM
Remove the word 'Toggle' in Collapsed Topics format
Picture of Graham Clark Graham Clark
27 Thu, Nov 25, 2010, 12:14 PM
Project Course Format
Picture of Patrick Jermann Patrick Jermann
26 Sun, Apr 10, 2005, 7:33 PM
Grid format breaks course
Picture of Doug Cullen Doug Cullen
26 Fri, Dec 2, 2011, 1:11 AM
Easy Post Format Breaks themes in Internet explorer
Picture of Craig Mackey Craig Mackey
26 Fri, Jan 6, 2012, 11:34 AM
Shrinking/collapsing topics
Picture of Ken Masters Ken Masters
26 Mon, Oct 23, 2017, 1:18 PM
Click-and-Swish vs. Click-Click-Click
Picture of Mark Penny Mark Penny
25 Tue, Aug 29, 2006, 4:24 PM
File Manager
Picture of Antonio Garmendía Antonio Garmendía
25 Mon, Jul 1, 2013, 4:45 PM
Grid format: how to put activityInstance in the grid instead of topic
Picture of Mohammad kabir Mohammad kabir
25 Mon, Aug 22, 2016, 11:52 PM
"Tiles" course format
Picture of David Watson David Watson
25 Fri, Jan 4, 2019, 10:25 PM
Daily Format
Picture of Art Lader Art Lader
24 Sun, Jul 25, 2004, 10:57 PM
missing blocks with collapsed topics
Picture of Sal Iacono Sal Iacono
24 Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 8:29 PM
Edit Course Format PHP to remove Topic Number
Picture of Kevin Freeborn Kevin Freeborn
22 Fri, Sep 22, 2006, 3:12 AM
Course description squashed up to the right
Picture of Coral Milburn-Curtis Coral Milburn-Curtis
22 Wed, Nov 19, 2008, 6:07 AM
Removing "Topic Outline" and numbering
Picture of John Lawrence John Lawrence
22 Wed, Jun 15, 2011, 1:00 PM
Onetopic format section 0 has incorrect URL
Picture of Fiona Watts Fiona Watts
22 Thu, Oct 4, 2012, 1:03 PM
course completion not working
Picture of Peter Dekker Peter Dekker
22 Wed, Aug 27, 2014, 5:25 AM
Grid Format Grey Out Unavailable Issue
Picture of Michelle Lomman Michelle Lomman
22 Wed, Jan 17, 2018, 3:43 AM
Collapsed Topic format embed video on IE doesn't hide
Picture of Armando Duran Armando Duran
21 Tue, Sep 8, 2009, 11:53 PM
Changing background colour of a topic box.
Picture of Steve Treadway Steve Treadway
21 Sun, Jan 31, 2010, 4:33 PM
Add custom fields to the " Add Course" page
Picture of Mohammad Alabed Mohammad Alabed
21 Mon, Aug 26, 2013, 4:49 PM
Grid Format update to test for Moodle 2.5
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
21 Sat, Aug 31, 2013, 12:42 AM
With Collapsed Topics - Edit Quiz page displays oddly
Picture of S. Ali S. Ali
21 Wed, Jul 29, 2015, 8:09 AM
Ajax Tabs Course format - half way there
Picture of Matt Albert Matt Albert
20 Fri, Aug 24, 2007, 7:48 AM
Collapse Topic: Error Writing to Database
Picture of Carlos Kiyan Tsunami Carlos Kiyan Tsunami
20 Mon, Jul 30, 2012, 7:49 PM
Something between Weekly and Topics format
Picture of g garcia g garcia
20 Tue, Aug 12, 2014, 12:47 AM
Moodle 3.1 shows section name twice
Picture of Aylwin Cal Aylwin Cal
20 Mon, Jun 20, 2016, 4:46 PM
New plugin: Course templates / duplicate course
Picture of Flotter Totte Flotter Totte
20 Fri, Jul 22, 2016, 5:55 PM
Jump to current week
Picture of Gustav W Delius Gustav W Delius
19 Sat, Nov 8, 2003, 8:09 AM
'Topic with tracking' course format hack
Picture of Jamie Pratt Jamie Pratt
19 Wed, Aug 10, 2005, 1:39 AM
How to include javascript file in a new course format?
Picture of Wes Matchett Wes Matchett
19 Fri, Feb 18, 2011, 2:05 AM
Is weekly/topics section move available?
Picture of Wes Matchett Wes Matchett
19 Sat, Feb 26, 2011, 1:37 AM
Admin mark activity/course as complete for a student
Picture of Dave Hope Dave Hope
19 Fri, Feb 3, 2017, 11:08 PM
Unable to restore course data and imports
Picture of Ross Quinnell Ross Quinnell
19 Thu, Oct 11, 2018, 11:02 PM
New course format: topics menu (based on my procrastination habit)
Picture of Jan Dierckx Jan Dierckx
18 Thu, Jun 8, 2006, 5:17 AM
Sub-courses
Picture of Kev Marshall Kev Marshall
18 Mon, Feb 26, 2007, 2:33 AM
Reverse Topic Order
Picture of Brad Jones Brad Jones
18 Thu, Nov 27, 2008, 11:13 AM
Weekly Course settings
Picture of James Jameson James Jameson
18 Thu, Jan 14, 2010, 7:26 PM
Extend number of Topics
Picture of Derek KOCH Derek KOCH
18 Wed, Jan 12, 2011, 9:55 PM
Collapsed Topic display issue
Picture of Kevin Perkins Kevin Perkins
18 Fri, Aug 26, 2011, 9:38 PM
Topics cannot be opened in MyMobile with Collapsed topics selected (M2.2)
Picture of Hartmut Scherer Hartmut Scherer
18 Thu, May 17, 2012, 9:15 PM
Coming Soon - Moodle Social Format "eCommunity"
Picture of Chris Kenniburg Chris Kenniburg
18 Thu, Oct 2, 2014, 8:01 PM
Grid format errors in Moodle 2.1
Picture of Kerry J Kerry J
17 Tue, Aug 30, 2011, 8:26 AM
Collapsed Topics for Moodle 2.3 released
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
17 Wed, Jul 4, 2012, 4:13 AM
"Course Layout" in 2.3
Picture of Derek Chirnside Derek Chirnside
17 Mon, Jul 30, 2012, 10:09 AM
Single activity course format
Picture of Tim Hunt Tim Hunt
17 Wed, Nov 28, 2012, 1:30 AM
I wand my course to be collapsed by default
Picture of Fanny Passeport Fanny Passeport
17 Mon, Sep 1, 2014, 1:58 PM
Course Completion Issues
Picture of Emily Webster Emily Webster
17 Fri, Sep 9, 2016, 8:49 PM
meta course: how to hide yet make accessible
Picture of Joseph Rézeau Joseph Rézeau
16 Fri, Oct 7, 2005, 5:42 AM
Multiple Course Formats?
Picture of Amit Tsur Amit Tsur
16 Mon, May 17, 2010, 3:01 AM
Course Seems to Disappear When Using Collapsed Topics Format
Picture of Jennifer Perkins Jennifer Perkins
16 Wed, May 11, 2011, 3:24 AM
Setting time for next current week/topic in Collapsed Topics possible?
Picture of Hartmut Scherer Hartmut Scherer
16 Thu, May 24, 2012, 6:56 AM
In ver. 2.3 you can not change section name for section 0
Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen
16 Thu, Jun 28, 2012, 8:08 PM
Big improvements to the Grid Format
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
16 Thu, Sep 12, 2013, 3:47 AM
View / hide button doesn't work in orphaned activities
Picture of José Miguel Andonegi José Miguel Andonegi
16 Sun, Feb 2, 2014, 7:33 PM
Moodle Facebook/Social Course Format
Picture of Chris Kenniburg Chris Kenniburg
16 Wed, Apr 9, 2014, 3:54 AM
Change "Topic outline" to "Course outline"
Picture of Esquire Legal Esquire Legal
15 Mon, Mar 16, 2009, 12:00 PM
Topic Collapsable Module
Picture of Ms. Letha Sanders Ms. Letha Sanders
15 Mon, May 25, 2009, 12:59 PM
Collapsible Topic and Themes
Picture of Patrick Tierney Patrick Tierney
15 Fri, Apr 23, 2010, 10:54 PM
Updated Collapsed Topics & Weeks
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
15 Tue, Oct 11, 2011, 9:42 PM
Help!: Alpha version of Grid format for Moodle 2.4
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
15 Tue, Dec 18, 2012, 9:18 PM
Missing settings in Collapsed Topics
Picture of Matt Fedorko Matt Fedorko
15 Sat, Apr 5, 2014, 10:41 PM
Show/Hide Moodle icon in course section is missing
Picture of Irith Herman Irith Herman
15 Mon, Jan 12, 2015, 6:56 PM
Grid Format
Picture of Dhiraj Upadhyaya Dhiraj Upadhyaya
15 Mon, Jan 26, 2015, 7:09 PM
Course Detail
Picture of Hammad Khan Hammad Khan
14 Wed, Mar 24, 2004, 5:27 AM
Display Topics (weeks) in reverse order
Picture of Jon Loose Jon Loose
14 Fri, Mar 30, 2007, 5:53 AM
Homemade Collapsed Weeks/Topics Format
Picture of Itamar Tzadok Itamar Tzadok
14 Sun, Feb 14, 2010, 8:34 AM
A 'new' collapsible hybrid course format for Moodle 1.9.x
Picture of Frankie Kam Frankie Kam
14 Mon, Jan 9, 2012, 12:17 AM
Course formats showcase and ideas
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
14 Tue, May 28, 2013, 6:52 PM
Project Course Format?
Picture of Melissa Benson Melissa Benson
14 Wed, Nov 27, 2013, 4:00 AM