Favourite plugins

List of plugins that have been marked as favourite by the Moodle community members.
Name Plugin type Short description Lead maintainer Favourited
Dashboard Blocks Graphic, one query dashboard element using MIT library JQplot and other libraries Valery Fremaux 31
Message My Teacher Blocks This block allows configuration of roles to be considered "Teachers" of a course. The block will then display a list of these teachers for the current course in the block, with a link to message each one. Mark Johnson 31
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 31
360° feedback Activities A simple 360° feedback activity plugin for Moodle. Jun Pataleta 31
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 31
More background colours Atto This is intended to be a replacement for the core backcolor Atto plugin, allowing the Moodle administrator to freely define a set of colours that can be used by users. Nicolas Dunand 31
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 maximising overall 'hapiness' in terms of ratings. This may be an alternative to the choice activity or first-come-first-served. Learnweb – University of Münster 31
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 31
Contact Form General plugins (Local) Contact Form is a Moodle plugin that allows your site to process and send information submitted through HTML web forms to the site's support email address or primary administrator if the support email address is not defined. Michael Milette 31
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 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 30
Generico Atto Icon Atto A companion for the Generico filter. It makes available a select button, and a form for each Generico filter template from a popup dialog. Justin Hunt 30
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 30
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 30
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 30
QR code Blocks A Moodle block to display a QR code link that leads to the course page. The QR code can be downloaded by teachers, e.g. to put them into introductory slides. A custom logo can be shown within the QR code. Learnweb – University of Münster 30
Inactive User Cleanup Admin tools This plugin deletes inactive user accounts. This cleanup process runs with Moodle cron job. Arindam Ghosh 30
MathType filter by WIRIS Filters Type and handwrite mathematical notation in Moodle with MathType. WIRIS team SUPPORT 30
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 30
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 30
Formulas question type Question types This is a question type plugin for Moodle with random values and multiple answer fields. Jean-Michel Védrine 30
Lesson objectives Blocks Displays current lesson objectives in the side-bar Davo Smith 29
Image optimiser Filters Resize images to a configurable maximum size. Delay the loading of images until visible in the viewport. Guy Thomas 29
Collapsible Topics format Course formats The collapsible topics format is a clone of the core topics format that adds collapsing behaviour to sections in order to reduce page size. Jean-Roch Meurisse 28
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 28
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 28
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 28
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 28
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 28
Webcam Snapshot Blocks This block allows users to make profile picture with there webcam. Luuk Verhoeven 28
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 28
Corrections Atto Allows inline corrections to be set inside any text with the editor. Nicolas Dunand 28
Music Theory Question types Question type supporting several exercises for music theory instruction. Eric Brisson 28
Moodleoverflow Activities A non-linear, non-chronological discussion forum. Similar to the forum activity, but focuses on straightforward question-and-answer discussions. Additionally, users rate posts and gain a rating score ("reputation") by being rated by other users. Users who have started a discussion can mark an answer as helpful; and teachers can mark a post as a (correct) solution to the posed question. Learnweb – University of Münster 28
Use Stats Blocks Provides time base use stats indicators. The compilation library is used by the "training session" report plugin. Valery Fremaux 28
Joomdle Authentication This plugin lets you integrate Moodle and Joomla platforms. Antonio Duran 28
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 28
Skype Activities Skype Activity Module For moodle 1.9- download can be found here: http://download.moodle.org/download.php/plugins/mod/skype.zip For all other versions: https://moodle.org/plugins/pluginversions.php?plugin=mod_skype ETH Zürich 27
NED - Tabs Course Format Course formats Tabs Course Format (with Activity Tracking) Toby Wingfield 27
Dynamic Themes A lively responsive theme with sections on the homepage, especially suitable for academic and personal use. 3i Logic LMS 27
Masonry Topics format Course formats This course format displays all sections like a masonry build brick wall. Every section can have a different background and is dynamically placed into a fluent style page. Renaat Debleu 27
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 27
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 27
Checklist Exports This is a grade export plugin which will create an Excel spreadsheet containing all the checkmarks from a single checklist. Davo Smith 27
Statistics (Graph Stats) Blocks Little graph with visitors statistics Éric Bugnet 27
Safe Exam Browser quiz access rule Quiz access rules This quiz access rule plugin provides Safe Exam Browser 2.0 integration for Moodle. Tim Hunt 27
Paste special Atto PasteSpecial button for Atto reduces clutter when pasting from non-Atto text editors. Joseph Inhofer 27
Photo Themes This theme is meant as an example of how to create a theme extending Boost. It also provides useful settings for adding photo backgrounds to all pages Moodle. Damyon Wiese 27
LAE Grader Report Grade reports Alternative to Grader report that scrolls vertically and horizontally without losing student columns or grade item header rows. Lot of additional enhancements. Bob Puffer 27
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 26