Blocks ::: block_links
Maintained by Stephen Bourget
This block is allows a site administrator to display links to users based on specific user profile fields

Links M2.9 (2016062302)

Moodle 2.9, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2
Released: Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 7:49 AM

links block for Moodle, Copyright (C) 2006 Sean Madden, Stephen Bourget and others.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details:

Links block for Moodle - Version 2.9+

This 'block is allows a site administrator to display links to users based on specific user profile fields

Created by: Sean Madden - Original block implementation for Moodle v1.6 Stephen Bourget - Block maintenance and updates for later versions of Moodle (v1.8 - Present)

Developed for Goffstown School District (Goffstown NH, USA) Many ideas and code were taken from other Moodle modules and Moodle itself

Installation: * see * Works with Moodle 2.9 or Later

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
M2.9 (2016062302)
Can be updated from
M2.9 (2016060100), M2.9 (2016062300), M2.9 (2016062301) (2016062301)
Can be updated to
M3.3 (2017050200) (2017050200), M3.3 (2018050800), M3.4 (2018050802) (2018050802)
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
PHP 5.5, PHP 5.6, Moodle 2.9, Moodle 3.0, PHP 7.0, Moodle 3.1, Moodle 3.2
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.9
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.0
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.1
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.2

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Blocks

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the block folder.
  3. Place the folder (eg "myblock") in the "blocks" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to complete the installation
  5. Turn editing on in any home or course page.
  6. Add the block to the page
  7. Visit the config link in the block for more options.