Workflow block

Blocks ::: block_workflow
Maintained by Tim at Lone Pine Koala SanctuaryTim Hunt
This block allows you to manage the process of producing courses or activities. A workflow make it clear who is responsible for doing the next step, and what tasks they should be doing. The workflow can also assign and unassign roles, or automatically set certain settings, when the workflow moves from one step to the next.

Workflow block v1.5 for Moodle 2.7+

Moodle 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.0
Released: Sunday, May 10, 2015, 10:25 PM

This block was created for the Open Unversity ( by
The specification was writted by Tim Hunt and Sharon Monie.

You can install this block from the Moodle plugins database:

Alternatively, you can install it using git. Type this command in the top level
of your Moodle install:
git clone git:// blocks/workflow

Once you have added the code to Moodle, visit the admin notifications page to
complete the installation.

If you are using this plugin, then you probably also want to install the workflow report:

For more documentation, see

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
v1.5 for Moodle 2.7+
Can be updated to
v1.6 for Moodle 3.0+ (2016080200)
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 2.7, Moodle 2.8, Moodle 2.9, Moodle 3.0
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.7
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.8
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.9
  • The more recent release v1.6 for Moodle 3.0+ (2016080200) exists for Moodle 3.0

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL
VCS branch
VCS tag

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.