Blocks ::: block_slider
Maintained by Kamil ŁuczakKamil Łuczak
Slideshow block, with easy setup and configuration.

Slider 0.1.1

Moodle 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9
Released: Friday, June 19, 2015, 5:37 AM

#Slider block

###This block creates a slideshow of images.

It should work with all bootstrap based themes.

Download, extract, and upload the "slider" folder into moodle/blocks/

Supported Moodle versions:
I have tested plugin on clean install of Moodle 2.6, 2.7, 2.8 and 2.9

Version history:
- First release
- fixed wrong risks in db/access
- fixed PHP notice when trying to get not yet set config property
- deleted unnecessary functions from code
- used moodle_url::make_file_url() to get file list instead of SQL
- removed font-awesome - using Moodle core theme icons to navigate forward/backward
+ added option to disable auto-play
+ tested and working on Moodle 2.9

thanks to mudrd8mz for so detailed code review

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
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Supported software
Moodle 2.6, Moodle 2.7, Moodle 2.8, Moodle 2.9
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.6
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.7
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.8
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.9

Version control information

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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.