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 3.8.3

Moodle 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11
Released: Monday, May 24, 2021, 10:26 PM


Version 2021052101

  • Make turn-off-able
  • Added test script to test

Version 2020040201

  • Added automated test scripts

Version 2020040200

  • Allow language to be specified #4

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

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Supported software
Moodle 3.8, Moodle 3.9, Moodle 3.10, Moodle 3.11
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.8
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.9
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.10
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.11

Version control information

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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