Favourite plugins

List of plugins that have been marked as favourite by the Moodle community members.
Name Plugin type Short description Lead maintainer Favourited
Correct writing Question types Correct Writing question type are focused on the learning grammar of the new language. It can found various mistakes in student's response and give mistake messages and hints. Oleg Sychev 19
Supervised Blocks This block allows teachers to plan and start supervised sessions in particular classroom, with particular group and of particular lesson type. Oleg Sychev 6
AJAX Question categories moving General plugins (Local) Moving Moodle question categories one step at a time is a long known problem. With this plugin you can move them anywhere in one swift move. Oleg Sychev 5
Supervised access rule Quiz access rules Allows restrict quiz access to supervised sessions only. Block "supervised" is used to track such sessions. Oleg Sychev 4
Adaptive mode with hinting Question behaviour This is hinting behaviour using abstract hint interface, defined in poasquestion qtype. It is used by Preg and CorrectWriting question types for now, but due to object-oriented architecture it can be used by any other question type requiring advanced hinting. Oleg Sychev 4
POAS abstract question Question types Abstract question type used in questions developed by POAS department of Volgograd State Technical University. Contains some generally useful question type code. Oleg Sychev 4
Perl-Compatible Regular Expression Question types A question that could check student's response against several regular expressions and could give next character and next word hints. If you do not know what regular expression is, it could also work like Moodle Shortanswer question with hints, just choose "Moodle shortanswer" as notation and you could enter answers just like in shortanswer question type. Oleg Sychev 4
Interactive mode with hinting Question behaviour This behaviour activate question-type specific hints support in Interactive mode. Oleg Sychev 3
Adaptive mode with hinting (no penalties) Question behaviour This is no penalties version of "Adaptive mode with hinting" behaviour, like core versions. Oleg Sychev 3
Formal languages block Blocks Formal languages block centralizes code for scanning and parsing of different languages. For now it is used by Preg and CorrectWriting question types, but other plugins can use it as well. Oleg Sychev 3
Regex constructor block Blocks Block regex constructor allows you to easily construct regular expression using several tools, that visualise expression you wrote, describe and test it. Oleg Sychev 1
Lightbox Gallery Randomizer Blocks Display a thumbnail of random image from a course's lightboxgallery. Depends on lightboxgallery module. Paweł Suwiński 2
Verbosity Activities The module realizes forum quantity grading. It counts amount of forum posts for each user in chosen forums and put it into gradebook as a grade. Paweł Suwiński 1
Restriction by other course completion Availability conditions This plugin allows restricting access of activities and resources in your course based on other course completion status. Sam Suresh 8
MathType for Atto by WIRIS Atto Type and handwrite mathematical notation in Moodle with MathType. WIRIS team SUPPORT 32
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
MathType filter by WIRIS Filters Type and handwrite mathematical notation in Moodle with MathType. WIRIS team SUPPORT 30
MathType for TinyMCE by WIRIS TinyMCE Type and handwrite mathematical notation in Moodle with MathType. WIRIS team SUPPORT 24
Wiris Quizzes Commons question type Question types Wiris Quizzes Commons question type is the engine needed for each WIRIS question type to work properly. It is a necessary component for all Wiris Quizzes question types. WIRIS team SUPPORT 22
Wiris Quizzes General plugins (Local) Wiris Quizzes local plugin implements a thin wrapper for Wiris Quizzes question types. Wiris Quizzes plugin declares all the necessary dependencies for Wiris Quizzes question types. WIRIS team SUPPORT 19
Wiris Quizzes Essay question type Question types This is one of the seven question types of the Wiris Quizzes set. Please install Wiris Quizzes local plugin to obtain the entire plugin package with seven question types. WIRIS team SUPPORT 14
Wiris Quizzes Multi Choice question type Question types This is one of the seven question types of the Wiris Quizzes set. Please install Wiris Quizzes to obtain the entire plugin package with seven question types. WIRIS team SUPPORT 14
Wiris Quizzes Embedded answer (Cloze) question type Question types This is one of the seven question types of the Wiris Quizzes set. Please install Wiris Quizzes to obtain the entire plugin package with seven question types: WIRIS team SUPPORT 14
Wiris Quizzes Short-Answer question type Question types This is one of the seven question types of the Wiris Quizzes set. Please install Wiris Quizzes to obtain the entire plugin package with seven question types. WIRIS team SUPPORT 14
Wiris Quizzes Matching question type Question types This is one of the seven question types of the Wiris Quizzes set. Please install Wiris Quizzes to obtain the entire plugin package with seven question types. WIRIS team SUPPORT 13
Wiris Quizzes - True/False question type Question types This is one of the seven question types of the Wiris Quizzes set. Please install Wiris Quizzes to obtain the entire plugin package with seven question types. WIRIS team SUPPORT 13
ZiLink - Guardian Accounts Authentication The ZiLink plugins work together - please ensure you download and install the full set of ZiLink plugins. The extent of integration depends on the data being available within the school MIS. Data integration is supplied by ZiNET Connect - 30-day trial, ZiLink Community Programme or Premier Support is available. SchoolsICT Support 1
ZiLink - SAML Authentication Authentication The ZiLink plugins work together - please ensure you download and install the full set of ZiLink plugins. The extent of integration depends on the data being available within the school MIS. Data integration is supplied by ZiNET Connect - 30-day trial, ZiLink Community Programme or Premier Support is available. SchoolsICT Support 1
ZiLink - Super Block Blocks The ZiLink plugins work together - please ensure you download and install the full set of ZiLink plugins. The extent of integration depends on the data being available within the school MIS. Data integration is supplied by ZiNET Connect - 30-day trial, ZiLink Community Programme or Premier Support is available. SchoolsICT Support 1
ZiLink - Teacher Enrolment Enrolment The ZiLink plugins work together - please ensure you download and install the full set of ZiLink plugins. The extent of integration depends on the data being available within the school MIS. Data integration is supplied by ZiNET Connect - 30-day trial, ZiLink Community Programme or Premier Support is available. SchoolsICT Support 1
NED - Mentor Manager Blocks With this block, the admin (or designated user) can assign mentors to students. Mentors can then access easy-to-read “progress reports” for their mentees. The admin (or designated users) can also create automated notifications that are sent to teachers, mentors or students based on pre-selected criteria (example: notification is emailed to mentor and student if student has not logged in for 7 days). NED Support 59
NED - Marking Manager Blocks This block allows teachers to grade assignments, quizzes and forums within a single interface. NED Support 39
NED - Tabs Course Format Course formats Tabs Course Format (with Activity Tracking) NED Support 27
NED - Sidebar Blocks Allows the functionality of the Site main menu block to work within courses. NED Support 16
NED - My Progress Blocks The Progress Report block provides STUDENTS with an overview of their progress in regards to activities in a given course. NED Support 15
FN - My Menu (Simple Navigation Block) Blocks A simple navigation block for use as an alternative to default navigation block. After install, don't forget to hide the default Navigation block from students (but not teachers/course admins) NED Support 3
GURLS Filters This plugin will dynamically replace a URL (example: www.black.com) with an alternate URL (example: www.blue.com) based on front page group membership. More info here: http://northernlinks.ca/docs/GURLS_Manual.pdf NED Support 3
MediaCore Media Filter Filters Transforms the video URLs generated by the TinyMCE and Repository plugins into MediaCore's embedded media player. MediaCore Support 3
MediaCore Repository File Picker Repositories Provides a custom 'repository' file picker as part of Moodle's built-in media integration. MediaCore Support 3
MediaCore TinyMCE Editor Chooser TinyMCE The MediaCore Moodle plugin gives your Moodle users one-click access to the MediaCore Chooser — allowing them to easily upload and embed media to any Moodle page, straight from inside Moodle. MediaCore Support 2
MediaCore Package Configuration General plugins (Local) Provides LTI integration libraries and configuration setup that is used by the other MediaCore plugins. MediaCore Support 2
MediaCore Atto Editor Chooser Atto The MediaCore Moodle plugin gives your Moodle users one-click access to the MediaCore Chooser — allowing them to easily upload and embed media to any Moodle page, straight from inside Moodle. MediaCore Support 1
Open Badge Factory General plugins (Local) Issue Open Badges created in Open Badge Factory from Moodle, and display badges issued to users. Jouni Suorsa 21
Open Badge Factory displayer block Blocks Display user's OpenBadges on a block. Supports Open Badge Factory, Open Badge Passport and Mozilla Backpack. Jouni Suorsa 12
Moss Plagiarism Detect source code plagiarism in assignments Zhigang Sun 3
Social Network Analysis (SNA) Tool Incubating Social Network Analysis Tool can show the sociogram,density,outdegree,indegree,point centrality of the forum. Yu Sun 17
OfficeGrader Project Activities The OfficeGrader Project provides a way for students to use a Moodle site to submit Microsoft Excel/Word/PPT/Access documents for automated grading by the commercial OfficeGrader application suite (www.officegrader.com). The OG Project plugin also retrieves grades from the OfficeGrader grading server and posts them to the Moodle site. NOTE: NOT CURRENTLY BEING SUPPORTED Sarah Street 3
MEDIAL Video Streaming Activity Activities This plugin allows Teachers / Lecturers to upload video or audio files to MEDIAL using a specific MEDIAL Activity which then creates a link to the video or audio file on the course page MEDIAL Streaming 11
MEDIAL Video Assignment Submission Plugin Assignment submissions This plugin allows Teachers and Students to create and respond to Video Assignments that are uploaded and cataloged in MEDIAL rather than Moodle itself MEDIAL Streaming 3
MEDIAL Video Feedback Plugin Assignment feedbacks This plugin allows Teachers / Lecturers to give video or audio feedback to assignments that have been submitted using the MEDIAL Video Assignment Plugin MEDIAL Streaming 3