Activities: QuizPort

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QuizPort module for Moodle 1.0 to 1.9

QuizPort v1-0-92

Release notes

The QuizPort module for Moodle 1.0 - 1.9

The QuizPort module allows teachers to administer the following externally authored exercises via Moodle 1.x

- Hot Potatoes (version 6)
- iSpring
- Quedoc
- TexToys
- Xerte

This plugin is distributed under the terms of the General Public License
(see for details)

This software is provided "AS IS" without a warranty of any kind.

Sponsors who have generously contributed to the development of this software:
- Agencia de Gestio d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR),
Autonomous Government of Catalonia, Spain
(via Josep M. Fontana, Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
- Rikkyo Univeristy, Japan (via Paul Allum)
- Universite de Franche-Comte, France (via Glenys Hanson)
- Akashi National Technical College, Japan (via John Herbert)
JCloze ANCT-Scan and ANCT-Scan Auto-advance output formats
- Moodle HQ

To INSTALL or UPDATE the QuizPort module

1. download the zip file from one of the following locations

* plugins repository

2. unzip the zip file - creates folder called "quizport"

3. upload the "quizport" folder to "mod/quizport" on your Moodle 1.x site

4. log in to Moodle as administrator to initiate install/upgrade

if install/upgrade does not begin automatically, you can initiate it manually by navigating to the following link:
Settings -> Site administration -> Notifications

For full installation instructions please see:

To add a QuizPort activity to your Moodle course

1. Login to Moodle, and navigate to a course page

2. Enable "Edit mode" on course page

3. Locate course topic/week where you wish to add the Hot Potatoes exercise

4. select "QuizPort" from "Add an activity" menu

5. Next to "Source file" click "Choose or upload a file" button

6. Click the "Upload a file" a file button, then "Browse" to a Hot Potatoes file on your PC

7. Click "Upload this file", the click the "Choose" link next to the file you just uploaded

8. review other settings on the "Adding a new QuizPort" page

9. click "Save changes" at bottom of page
Moodle 1.9

Version information

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Moodle 1.9
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 1.9

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Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Activities

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