Syntax Highlighter

Filters ::: filter_syntaxhighlighter
Maintained by Mark Sharp
This is a filter plugin that uses a 3rd party Javascript module called highlight.js to make your code look like something you'd see in an IDE.

Syntax Highlighter 3.4.2

Moodle 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7
Released: Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 10:52 PM


Version 2017111302

  • added GDPR declaration
  • New setting to allow option of local or CDN served style sheets
  • Preview of selected style in settings page

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
Can be updated from
0.3 (2017090701)
Can be updated to
3.8.2 (2020040201)
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 3.4, Moodle 3.5, Moodle 3.6, Moodle 3.7
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.4
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.5
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.6
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.7

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Filters

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the filter plugin.
  3. Place the folder (eg "myfilter") in the "filter" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to finish the installation