Favourite plugins

List of plugins that have been marked as favourite by the Moodle community members.
Name Plugin type Short description Lead maintainer Favourited
Adaptable Themes Adaptable is a highly customisable responsive two column theme designed for use on both large University installations as well as small training companies. Jez H 399
Essential Themes Essential is a clean and customizable theme. Essential is tested and tried by thousands of users, and ranks number one by site usage for all available third party themes. Gareth J Barnard 354
Level up! - Gamification Blocks The easiest way to add gamification to your Moodle site! Engage your students! Gamify their learning experience by allowing them to level up in their courses. #gamification #game Frédéric Massart 308
Aardvark Themes The original 'menubar' based theme for Moodle, evolved for the modern student. If you like it, please show some love by clicking "favourite" ( ♥ ) below! Shaun Daubney 275
Oauth2 authentication plugin for Moodle (for Moodle 3.2 and earlier) Authentication Sign-in with an Oauth2 provider. The first time you sign-in, a new account is created. Sergio Rabellino 267
Interactive Content – H5P Activities Create and add rich content inside your LMS for free. Some examples of what you get with H5P are Interactive Video, Quizzes, Collage and Timeline. Frode Petterson 267
Configurable Reports Blocks This block is a Moodle custom reports builder. You can create custom reports without SQL knowledge. It's a tool suitable for admins or teachers. Juan Leyva 252
Academi Themes Academi is a clever responsive moodle free theme ever suitable for your academy. Academi is a modern and customizable theme for all supported Moodle versions. LMSACE e-learning experts 244
Eguru Themes The Guru of moodle themes e-Guru - ultra responsive moodle theme with multi color pattern is free now in moodle plugin directory.It has stunning features that will be a suitable choice for your educational establishments and coming out with powerful admin theme setting options. LMSACE e-learning experts 240
evolve-D Themes evolve-D(earborn) is a Moodle theme focused on simplicity and style. Turn on the custom frontpage and your site will sport an impressive and beautiful login page. Once logged in you have complete control over the custom homepage complete with a navigation bar with icons, search, text, slideshow, and more. Chris Kenniburg 234
BCU Themes This is the theme from the moodle site of Birmingham City University. It's based on bootstrap and allows for extensive customisation and some unique features to help improve Moodle's usability. Mike Grant 218
Moove Themes Moove it's a modern theme, simple and focused on the main content. You can minimize both side columns to enjoy the maximum of space in your environment. If you like it, please show some love by clicking "favourite" ( ♥ ) below! Willian Mano Araújo 192
Custom certificate Activities Enables the creation of dynamically generated certificates with complete customisation via the web browser. Mark Nelson 185
Fordson Themes The Fordson theme is focused on students going from login to learning, with features that help teachers build better courses and students engage with content. Your school is unique and Fordson provides impressive customizations for a professional and modern learning platform. Try out Fordson and show some love by clicking "favourite" ( ♥ ) ! Chris Kenniburg 181
Certificate Activities This module allows for the dynamic generation of certificates based on predefined conditions set by the teacher. NOTE: This plugin is no longer receiving any new features. Only bug fixes are being applied. I have been working on a new plugin which can be located at https://moodle.org/plugins/mod_customcert which allows complete customisation of the PDF via the browser, whereas this plugin requires FTP and PHP knowledge. Both plugins can be installed on a site at once with no issues. Mark Nelson 176
Progress Bar Blocks A time management tool for you and your students Michael de Raadt 174
Contemporary Themes A bright and responsive theme especially designed for academic and corporate use. 3i Logic LMS 171
Klass Themes Klass is fully responsive and coded with the latest techniques in HTML5 and CSS3,so it will work on all devices, all browsers, and it does it all seamlessly.Just download and make your e-learn website modern. LMSACE e-learning experts 170
Attendance Activities A plugin that allows an attendance log to be kept. - includes an optional block for easy access to relevant functions. Dan Marsden 168
Snap Themes Snap’s user-friendly and responsive design removes barriers to online learning, enabling you to create the modern, engaging experience user's expect on the web today. Its intuitive layout is optimised for online learning, focusing on the things that matter - your learning activities and content. Blackboard Open LMS Development 166
Completion Progress Blocks The Completion Progress block is a time-management tool for students. Michael de Raadt 151
Game Activities The game activity module makes use of questions, quizzes and glossaries to create offer a variety of interactive games. Vasilis Daloukas 150
BigBlueButtonBN Activities Integrate BigBlueButton within Moodle - including record and playback of sessions. Fred Dixon 141
Questionnaire Activities Custom Survey Creation Mike Churchward 139
LIVE-SCHOOL Blocks Live-School is a free unified communication web platform dedicated for live teaching through real time communication and teaching tools including face to face, classroom, conference, phone, fax, SMS, phone meeting, desktop streaming, movie player, whiteboard, big image zoom, file/folder sharing, all document format import supported like PDF, DOC, EXCEL, POWER POINT. Create unlimited teachers and students and manage automatically your teachers income through an automated payment system. Live-School allows you to cross connect all existing communication protocols transparently from your computer/tablet/smartphone in one click. Franck Chionna 137
Buttons Course formats Buttons is a course format that creates a menu with buttons to access the sections, one by one. Please favourite ♥! Rodrigo Brandão 130
Static Pages General plugins (Local) Moodle plugin which displays static information pages which exist outside any course, imprint or faq pages for example, complete with Moodle navigation and theme Ulm University 117
Sharing Cart Blocks The Sharing Cart is a block that enables sharing of Moodle content (resources, activities) between multiple courses on your site. Sharing Cart 3.0 was submitted to Remote Learner for independent vetting and passed May 2016. Updated and tested OK for Moodle 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 on 5 January 2019. Includes new 'Section Copy' feature and Postgres compatibility (co-funded by Ulm University, Germany and Sapporo Gakuin University, Japan). Don Hinkelman 116
Grid Format Course formats A modular and visual course format. Hides all topics and creates a grid of icons (one for each topic) with short titles. Clicking on an icon brings up the content from the corresponding topic. Gareth J Barnard 110
SmartKlass™ Learning Analytics Moodle General plugins (Local) SmartKlass™ is a Learning Analytics dashboard for Institutions, Teachers and Students. Its Free! View different info from analytics about Course Performance to LMS Activity / Usage. Individual, Collaborative work & Results, Course evolution and more on a daily basis. We use xAPI 1.0 especification (aka Tin Can API) to collect user interaction with the platform. Our technology analyzes the statements collected using machine learning algorithms and builds dashboards analysis with consolidated user information. Oscar Klassdata 109
Checklist Activities A checklist can be created by a teacher (or generated from the activities in a course) and then the students or teachers can check-off each item as they are completed. Davo Smith 109
Simple Certificate Activities This is a new activity module, Simple Certificate,which no needs to change any code to add a new certificate format, and moodle's administrator don't need to upload image files. The certificate text are full customizable, using special text marks that will be replaced by variables (like student name, course name, grade, ...), don't need to change any translation file. Carlos Alexandre Fonseca 106
Microsoft Word File Import (Atto) Atto Import entire Microsoft Word 2010 (.docx) files, including tables, embedded images and Microsoft Equation Editor equations, cleanly. Also imports LibreOffice and Google Docs files saved to .docx format. Eoin Campbell 99
Offline Quiz Activities The MC Offline quiz module (mod/offlinequiz) adds paper-and-pencil multiple-choice quizzes to Moodle. In offline quizzes students mark answers to questions on a sheet of paper (the answer form). AMC Academic Moodle Cooperation 99
Analytics General plugins (Local) A local Moodle Module adding Analytics. This plugin currently supports 3 Analytics modes, Piwik, Google Universal Analytics and Google Legacy Analytics. Bas Brands 98
Collapsed Topics Course formats An interchangeable topic or week based format that solves the issue of the 'Scroll of Death' when a course has many topics. Gareth J Barnard 97
Course dedication Blocks This block allows to calculate estimated dedication time of participants within a course. CICEI ULPGC 94
squared Themes The theme is generally based on squares. If you like squares, that is definately your first choice, if you do not like squares, you might consider it as well, because it looks really good ;-). David Bogner 93
Ad-hoc database queries Reports This report plugin allows Administrators to set up arbitrary database queries to act as ad-hoc reports. Reports can be of two types, either run on demand, or scheduled to run automatically. Other users with the right capability can go in and see a list of queries that they have access to. Results can be viewed on-screen or downloaded as CSV. Tim Hunt 93
Microsoft Word File Import/Export (Question Format) Question formats Export questions (including images) in a question bank into a Word file, and also import questions from structured tables in a Word (.docx format) file. Eoin Campbell 92
Moodle Mobile additional features General plugins (Local) Now supports all features added to Moodle Mobile 3.6.1, released on March 29. Juan Leyva 92
Onetopic format Course formats Format to course that allows showing each topic in a tab, keeping the current tab between calls to resources, in such a way that when it returns from a module as the blog or the glossary it returns to tab from where you started. This format is based on the Moodle standard format: “Topics”. It accepts edition by AJAX. David Herney Bernal 90
Grade Me Blocks Shows a teacher all of the assignments and manual quiz questions (essays and file responses) that have been submitted, but not graded. Tyler Bannister 90
Content Pages Activities The plugin for Moodle (Content pages), was designed so that from it, tutors, teachers and technicians can add content in courses, following usability and accessibility standards. This tool will be responsible for signaling the good practice of adding text, images, multimedia, among others. In it, the content will be distributed in pages, so that the monitoring of the content does not become something exhausting and tiring. The plugin also has a bookmark, so that the participant can be located, based on last logged furthermore allow the inclusion of public or private notes, which the participant can provide feedback on the content studied on the page and enjoy and reply comments from other colleagues. Léo Renis Santos 89
Attendance Register Activities This is an activity module for tracking time spent by Students (or other users) in a Course or in a related group of Courses. CINECA elearning SUPPORT 89
Reengagement Activities Allows timed release of content and emails users to remind them to complete course activities. Peter Bulmer 87
Monitoring of learning plans Reports The main goal of this plugin is to facilitate the work of learning plan managers. It provides an overview of user learning plan, without leaving the page to get information related to this learning plan(such as rating in courses,user evidence,). It also offers statistics by learning plans and competencies. For learning plan templates with a very large number of learning plans (generated from cohorts), this plugin is the best solution, with its advanced filter, it allows you to filter the learning plans by several criterias. Issam Taboubi 84
Scheduler Activities An appointment scheduler for planning face-to-face meetings between teachers and students. Teachers can set up time slots, and students can choose one of these on Moodle. Henning Bostelmann 83
Moodle welcome General plugins (Local) Sends a welcome message to new users, sends a notification to a moderator of the new user creation Bas Brands 82
Quickmail Blocks A block that provides selective, bulk emailing within courses. Developed by LSU. Buddy Ethridge 79