Regex constructor block

Blocks ::: block_regex_constructor
Maintained by Oleg Sychev
Block regex constructor allows you to easily construct regular expression using several tools, that visualise expression you wrote, describe and test it.

Regex constructor block Regex Constructor 2.6

Moodle 2.6
Released: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 1:46 AM
This block allows you to construct regular expression using several tools
vizualising and explaining it in different ways, and test it on the strings.

This block relies on Preg question type to work with regexes.

For documentation, see -
the section on Regex Constructor.

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
Regex Constructor 2.6
Can be updated from
Regex Constructor 2.5 (2013101600)
Can be updated to
Regex Constructor 2.8 (2015070200), Regex Constructor 3.0 (2016120500)
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 2.6
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.6

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.