Blocks: Slider

Maintained by Kamil ŁuczakKamil Łuczak
Slideshow block, with easy setup and configuration.

Slider 0.4.0

Release notes



Slider block

With this block You can create slideshows with images.

It should work with all bootstrap based themes.

You can choose between two types of slider library, control effects and settings.


Install using Moodle backend panel as described on

Download, extract, and upload the "slider" folder into moodle/blocks/

Supported Moodle versions:

I have tested plugin on clean install of Moodle 3.1 - 3.8

Version history:


  • when in responsive mode on BX Slider images have now 100% width
  • optimized css for responsive display
  • new feature - display image description
  • new feature - allow to hide captions until mouse hover over slider
  • fixed issue with no slider when using SlideJS
  • small fixes in code


  • minor fixes in privacy subsystem implementation



  • fixed missing prev button graphics on bxslider



  • fixed error during image updating
  • removed img-thumbnail from slider image class


  • fixed bug #11 - Auto-play running when disabled under configuration
  • fixed bug #10 - Pagination button stay visible when disabled under configuration
  • small improvements


  • multiple instances on single page can be added
  • each slide is configurable
  • each slide has optional: title, desc, href
  • added support for Moodle 3.6.x, 3.7.x, 3.8.x
  • bugfixes


  • fixed polish translation
  • added help for setting width and height


  • plugin is supported by Moodle 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5
  • now using AMD format Javascript Modules


  • added support for Moodle 3.0
  • now allowed multiple instances of block


  • fixed wrong risks in db/access
  • fixed PHP notice when trying to get not yet set config property
  • deleted unnecessary functions from code
  • used moodle_url::make_file_url() to get file list instead of SQL
  • removed font-awesome - using Moodle core theme icons to navigate forward/backward
  • added option to disable auto-play
  • tested and working on Moodle 2.9


  • First release
Moodle 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
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Supported software
Moodle 3.1, Moodle 3.2, Moodle 3.3, Moodle 3.4, Moodle 3.5, Moodle 3.6, Moodle 3.7, Moodle 3.8
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.1
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.2
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.3
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.4
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.5
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.6
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.7
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.8

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL

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.