Favourite plugins

List of plugins that have been marked as favourite by the Moodle community members.
Name Plugin type Short description Lead maintainer Favourited
Skype Activities Skype activity plugin module implements a user listing and shows, Create Conference, Create Chat, Send Voicmail, Add Contact, and Send File links to any user who has entered a Skype ID into their profile. AL Rachels 34
Code-checker General plugins (Local) A tool for developers that helps them follow Moodle's coding style. Tim Hunt 34
Exabis Games Activities The goal of this activity is to bring the aspect of game-based-learning into Moodle-courses. The way the acitivity works is that two of our exagames are based upon quizzes given to students within a Moodle course (braingame and exaclick), one activity links games created with the OpenSource-platform gamelabs.at directly into Moodle courses. See readme.txt for further instructions. andreas riepl 34
Course overview on campus Blocks Moodle block which provides all functionality of block_course_overview, provides additional filters to be used on university campuses as well as the possibility to hide courses from the course list Ulm University 34
Unilabel Activities The Moodle plugin "mod_unilabel" enables you to include some nice formated text on the course- or frontpage. There are 5 different content types included (extendable sub plugins): - Simple text - Carousel - Collapsed text - Course teaser - Topic teaser Andreas Grabs 34
Poll Blocks Allows you to create custom polls for use in a Moodle course. A course can have many polls created within it; you can then choose which one to display through the block configuration tabs. Adam Olley 34
oEmbed Filter Filters A filter that will swap hyperlinks pointing towards supported websites with an embedded version using code retrieved from the site using the oEmbed protocol. An option for "Lazy" loading of some sites is also available. James McQuillan 34
Logstore xAPI Log storage Logstore_xapi is a logstore plugin which emits xAPI statements (also known as Tin Can) to an LRS of your choice. Please post all issues to Github (https://github.com/xAPI-vle/moodle-logstore_xapi). Ryan Smith 34
Fair Allocation Activities This Module lets you add an activity to courses, in which users can rate choices. You may then distribute the users fairly to the choices by maximizing overall 'happiness' in terms of ratings. This may be an alternative to the choice activity or first-come-first-served. Learnweb – University of Münster 34
Grouptool Activities The grouptool module (mod/grouptool) enhances the functionality of Moodle default groups. Two of the additional features are the possibility for students to enrol themselves in groups with waiting lists, and the transfer of grades within groups. AMC Academic Moodle Cooperation 34
Cloze Editor TinyMCE An interface that integrates with Moodles existing HTML editor (HTMLArea in 1.9 and TinyMCE in 2.x and 3.x) to support teachers in creating CLOZE (Embedded answers) questions in the GIFT syntax. It will also read and edit existing CLOZE items. Andreas Glombitza 34
Course Status Tracker Blocks A plugin to track the status of enrolled & completed course of student. 3i Logic LMS 33
Annotate PDF advanced Assignment feedbacks This plugin is a fork of assignfeedback_editpdf, and is developed and maintained by RISET/University of Lausanne. It allows to use several types of customizable tools: simple annotation, comment, stamp, highlighting, margin annotation, chained annotations. Marion Chardon 33
File trash (Orphaned file locator) Reports Utility for listing, downloading and deleting orphaned files (file no longer referenced in the files db table but still present in the Moodle data and/or backup directory Barry Oosthuizen 33
Hot Question Activities Help teachers to collect questions from students in or out of classroom AL Rachels 33
Signup Enrolment This enrolment plugin lets you enrol users in the desired courses when they sign up to Moodle. Antonio Duran 33
Verify Certificate Blocks This block helps course / site administrators to check / verify certificates based on the code printed on the certificate. It will list all the details for the certificates so it can be manually verified against the copy of the certificate. Requirement: The certificate module is required for this plugin to work. In order for this plugin to work you need to make sure the "Print Code" is set to Yes under the certificate 'Text options'. Manieer Chhettri 33
Poodll Anywhere (TinyMCE) TinyMCE Poodll Anywhere for TinyMCE allows the user to record audio and video or draw pictures, or snap pictures, directly into forum posts, assignment descriptions, page resource content, question descriptions, question responses and other areas. Justin Hunt 33
Download Center General plugins (Local) The Download Center plugin (local/downloadcenter) enables all users to download all files, folders as well as all documents of student folders of an entire course as a ZIP archive with a clear folder structure. AMC Academic Moodle Cooperation 32
Templates Atto This is an atto plugin for Moodle which allows the administrator to define a set of predefined templates which a teacher can insert into their course pages Mark Sharp 32
Generico Icon Atto A companion for Poodll's Generico filter. It makes available a select button, and a form for each Generico filter template from a popup dialog. Justin Hunt 32
Office 365 Integration General plugins (Local) This plugin is a shell plugin that has dependencies on all Office 365 plugins. This helps keep related plugins together. Enovation Dev Team 32
MooTyper Activities MooTyper implements a typing practice/instruction functionality into Moodle. AL Rachels 32
Fullscreen toggle button General plugins (Local) The Fullscreen toggle button expands the content area by hiding all side blocks. Themes based on bootstrapbase / clean theme are supported. The University of Nottingham 32
Vm Chat General plugins (Local) Footer Chat for Moodle Jai Gupta 32
User key authentication Authentication Log in to Moodle using one time user key based login URL. Auth plugin for organising simple SSO (single sign on) between moodle and your external web application. Catalyst IT 32
Dashboard Blocks Graphic, one query dashboard element using MIT library JQplot and other libraries Valery Fremaux 32
Select missing words Question types This question type allows students to complete a paragraph of text by selecting the missing words using drop-down menus. Tim Hunt 32
Event Trigger Admin tools This plugin plugin allows site administrators to trigger external actions such as an http request or email when certain events happen in Moodle. Filters can be added to check if the event meets certain conditions and actions(email/http post) can include information contained within the Moodle event. Lookups can also be added to the workflow to allow information not contained within the Moodle event to be exposed to the external action. Catalyst IT 31
Lesson objectives Blocks Displays current lesson objectives in the side-bar Davo Smith 31
Image optimiser Filters Resize images to a configurable maximum size. Delay the loading of images until visible in the viewport. Guy Thomas 31
WIRIS quizzes for Math & science Other Extend the Question Bank with new question types for math and science. New Open answer questions automatically evaluated. Random parameters or graphics in your questions. Precise control on mathematical properties of the student answer to provide the best feedback. WIRIS team SUPPORT 31
Course element Activities Course elements is a content strategy to improve course writing quality and editorial stability by providing preshaped pedagogic elements. The integrator or administrator (through custom CSS rules) can take over the styling of the elements. Some elements can have local dynamic behaviour, or have an internal logic strategy based on other data of Moodle. This plugin is supported by Edunao. Valery Fremaux 31
Motrain/Mootivated - Gamification General plugins (Local) Motrain and Mootivated are personalized motivational platforms that reward employee/student effort for learning in Moodle. Virtual coins are awarded for working in Moodle and they can be spent at the discretion of the user. Frédéric Massart 31
Webcam Snapshot Blocks This block allows users to make profile picture with there webcam. Luuk Verhoeven 31
Opcache management Admin tools Moodle plugin which adds a PHP Opcache management GUI to Moodle site administration, a CLI tool to reset PHP Opcache and a Nagios check for PHP Opcache. Ulm University 31
Corrections Atto Allows inline corrections to be set inside any text with the editor. Nicolas Dunand 31
Checklist Grading methods Moodlerooms is proud to release the Checklist advanced grading method, an easy way for the user and teacher to view a list of criteria and the associated grade value for each criteria. Open LMS Development 31
Online audio recording Assignment submissions Audio recorder (Flash 10.1+) submission method. Records locally and uploads via HTTP POST, so there's no need for a streaming server! Paul Nicholls 31
Joomdle Authentication This plugin lets you integrate Moodle and Joomla platforms. Antonio Duran 31
Course Checks Block Blocks This block carries out a number of automated checks on a course, to encourage a minimum standard of course quality, avoid common mistakes and highlight possible areas for improvement. The block also allows for a course to be cleared of empty sections. Jez H 31
Conditional field User profile fields A drop-down menu field that shows/hides some other custom profile fields depending on its selected value. Shamim Rezaie 31
Adobe Connect Activities Provides an activity level integration between Moodle and Adobe Connect Pro Tyler Bannister 30
Groups and Groupings Blocks A Moodle block to display groups and groupings to users. The plugin differentiates between the capability rights of users to evaluate the appropriate amount of information to be displayed. Learnweb – University of Münster 30
Authorize.net Enrolment Enrolment in Moodle using Authorize.net payment gateway for paid courses This plugin helps admins and webmasters use Authorize.net as the payment gateway. Authorze.net is one of the most commonly used payment gateways and offers considerable number of features unsupported by other payment gateways like Paypal. This plugin has all the settings for development as well as for production usage. Its easy to install, set up and effective. DualCube Team 30
Kaltura Video Package Other Kaltura plug-ins for Moodle 2.1 - 2.x and 3.x gonen r 30
LenAuth Authentication LenAuth is a plugin for easy OAuth authorize methods via social networks: Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Twitter, VK, Yandex, Mail.Ru. Easy integrate methods to Moodle theme and a lot of settings. Igor Sazonov 30
Learning Analytics Enriched Rubric Grading methods The Learning Analytics Enriched Rubric (LA e-Rubric) is an advanced grading method used for criteria-based assessment. John Dimopoulos 30
Team Builder Activities Developed by UNSW, this is an advanced tool for building teams based off a set of criteria. You ask your students some questions, and then develop a predicate based off their answers for your teams. This is great if you want a little more control than "Assign Randomly" but less work than "Manual Allocation". Adam Olley 29
Poodll Recording Question types An audio/video recording question type for Moodle. It uses HTML5 audio and video recording on supported browsers, and falls back to flash and other technologies where required. It is also possible to provide responses to questions using the Poodll whiteboard feature. It requires the Poodll filter be installed. Recording from mobile devices is also supported. Justin Hunt 29