Course formats: Flexible sections format

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Organises course content in any number of sections that can be nested. Each section can be displayed expanded or collapsed

Flexible sections format 2.8.4

Release notes


Version 2.8.4

  • Compatibility with section name editing in Moodle 3.1 (still works on previous versions)

Version 2.8.3

  • Compatibility with Moodle 3.0 (still works on 2.8 and 2.9)
  • Fixed bug when section name was not displayed in the breadcrumb

Version 2.8.2

  • Compatibility with Moodle 2.9 (still works on 2.8)

Version 2.8.1

  • Allow to completely delete sections (new feature)
  • Expand current section in the navigation (bugfix)
  • Added behat tests
  • Substituted trick with inheriting availability with proper API (available only since Moodle 2.8)

Version 2.7.1

  • Trick to inherit availability for the children sections
  • Conditional availability updated for new Moodle 2.7 API

Version 2.5.2

  • Support for Moodle 2.5 - 2.7
  • Support for Bootstrapbase
  • Show missing edit cog in section 0
  • CSS corrections, better padding
  • RTL support
Moodle 2.8, 2.9, 3.0, 3.1

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
Can be updated to
3.2.0 (2017012000), 3.2.1 (2017050500)
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 2.8, Moodle 2.9, Moodle 3.0, Moodle 3.1
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.8
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.9
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.0
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.1

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL
VCS tag

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Course formats

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