Favourite plugins

List of plugins that have been marked as favourite by the Moodle community members.
Name Plugin type Short description Lead maintainer Favourited
Embed questions filter Filters A Moodle text filter plugin that displays questions from the question bank embedded in the page. Tim Hunt 29
Waitlist enrolment and Custom course fields Enrolment If students enrol via the enrolment plugin "Waitlist & Custom course fields" they are put into a waitlist in case the maximum amount of course participants is reached. They later get enrolled automatically as soon as free seats are available. The plugin also can be used to add custom course fields. Related moodle forum: https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=220078 Flotter Totte 29
Link crawler robot Admin tools An admin tool robot crawler which scans your moodle for broken, large or slow links. Catalyst IT 29
Global Chat Blocks Global chat for Moodle. With this plugin teachers and students can communicate in real time through Moodle. Bruno Sampaio 29
Music Theory Question types Question type supporting several exercises for music theory instruction. Eric Brisson 29
Atto HTML editor Editors Lightweight, accessible, fast, mobile friendly text editor. Damyon Wiese 29
Use Stats Blocks Provides time base use stats indicators. The compilation library is used by the "training session" report plugin. Valery Fremaux 29
My enrolled courses Blocks My Enrolled Courses block enables users to show or hide the courses they are enrolled in. The block contains links to the courses enrolled, the visibility of which can be changed from the settings panel, as per requirement. You can hide the ones you are done with and change their visibility again, if need be. One click on a course link will redirect to that particular course page. DualCube Team 29
Chemistry editor Atto Edit chemistry equations in Moodle 2.7, or later, using the mhchem extension to the MathJax or TeX filter. Useful for full and ionic equations, isotopes, equilibrium reactions, thermochemistry and reaction kinetics. Includes a periodic table of element symbols. Geoffrey Rowland 29
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 29
Edwiser Course Formats Course formats Let your students focus on what matters - learning, with the all-new and intuitive Edwiser Course Formats plugin! Choose from unique course formats like Card and List. Edwiser Team 29
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 29
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 28
Regular expression short answer Question types This question type (for the Moodle quiz module) aims at a more advanced system of student's response analysis, through the use of regular expresssions. This question type is an extension of the SHORTANSWER type. It can be used on its own and can also be incorporated into the existing Cloze (embedded) question type. Joseph Rézeau 28
User Suspension Admin tools The Sebsoft User Suspension Plugin offers you the possibility to automate the process of suspending users and/or removing user accounts (using moodle's default methods to delete users). Sebsoft Plugins 28
Checklist Exports This is a grade export plugin which will create an Excel spreadsheet containing all the checkmarks from a single checklist. Davo Smith 28
Question trends SCORM It lets you see trends in your scorm activity Ankit Agarwal 28
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 28
Exabis Competencies - Competence grids Blocks This module can be used to work with digital competence grids within Moodle spanning over courses. This concept allows for - teachers to create digital competence grids in Moodle - teachers to work collaboratively, sharing tasks and materials in the pedagogical framework of a competence grid - individualization by assigning specific tasks to all or certain students - working with a weekly schedule using a drag&drop interface - using the free app DAKORA for both teachers and students to provide materials and upload solutions to Moodle - creating extensive competence profiles of students related to their level and achievements - comprehensive reporting of students’ achievements, competence levels and soft skills andreas riepl 28
NED - Tabs Course Format Course formats Tabs Course Format (with Activity Tracking) NED Support 27
Dynamic Themes A lively responsive theme with sections on the homepage, especially suitable for academic and personal use. 3i Logic LMS 27
User support - Work Tracker Activities Provides network capable, multi instance bindable user support / ticket management. Generalisable for use in course as managed todo list. Valery Fremaux 27
Statistics (Graph Stats) Blocks Little graph with visitors statistics Éric Bugnet 27
Edwiser Site Monitor Blocks Edwiser Site Monitor lets you stay on top, tracking everything that matters to your Moodle, all at one place. Edwiser Team 27
Blackboard Collaborate Activities Moodle integration plugin for Blackboard Collaborate with Ultra experience. Use of this plugin requires a Blackboard Collaborate license. Open LMS Development 27
Paste special Atto PasteSpecial button for Atto reduces clutter when pasting from non-Atto text editors. Joseph Inhofer 27
Newsletter Activities This is a newsletter module for moodle. First stable release. It provides the basic features of common newsletter tools. Using it with moodle VERP bounce processing is recommended. But we will add an additional bounce processing feature that will be easier to configure. David Bogner 27
GISMO Blocks GISMO, a graphical interactive student monitoring and tracking system that extracts tracking data from an online course maintained with Moodle, and generates graphical representations that can be explored by course instructors. Christian Milani 27
Navigation buttons Other Add customisable navigation buttons (next/prev/etc.) to the bottom of each activity page (Moodle 1.9/2.0+) Davo Smith 26
Rate a course Blocks This block provides an Amazon-style 5 star rating system for courses. Users each give a rating and the total is displayed in the block. Cuong Chung 26
Restriction by days offset from start Availability conditions This plugin allows opening closing activity or sections at a day shift delay after course start or user enrolment in course. Valery Fremaux 26
Mahara Assignment Submission Assignment submissions Allows grading of Mahara portfolio pages & collections in Moodle. Aaron Wells 26
Poodll Snippet Atto Poodll Snippet is simple html/text template tool for Moodle's Atto editor. Use it to add text, layouts, buttons and other content from templates directly into Moodle HTML areas. Justin Hunt 26
PDF submission Assignment submissions This allows a teacher to annotate and return PDF files that have been submitted by students. Teachers can add and position comments and draw lines, ovals, stamps, rectangles and highlights onto the student's work, from within the browser. Davo Smith 26
Toggle preview Atto An Atto editor plugin that shows a preview of the filtered editor content. Daniel Thies 26
Course description label Activities The course description plugin is a resource which displays the course name and the course description on the course page (at the location where it is placed). It is a small but handy tool. Flotter Totte 26
Cron lock statistics Admin tools A lock statistics admin tool, specifically tailored to report on cron task timings. This tool exposes which tasks are currently running and where, and also shows a detailed history of how long each task has taken in the past. Catalyst IT 26
Morecandy Themes Morecandy is a simple theme based on the More theme, but contains a different look to the expanded block titles. Mary Evans 26
Portfolio Activities Based on the book module, this allows students to create portfolio contributions, within a structure set by the teacher. Davo Smith 26
Concept Map Question Type Question types Question type that allows students to draw and submit a Concept Map as answer Jorge Villalon 26
ClassicPay Enrolment The Sebsoft ClassicPay enrolment Plugin offers you the possibility to set up paid courses. It uses the PayNL payment gateway to provide payments supporting a wide variety of payment methods. Sebsoft Plugins 26
Dropout Detective™ General plugins (Local) Dropout Detective™ identifies students that are most at risk of dropping out of or failing courses. Kim Munzo 26
Persian calendar Calendars This plugin provides Jalali calendar support for Moodle Shamim Rezaie 26
Rocket Themes Rocket is a professional high customisable theme for those who wish their Moodle site to look less moodley. It is a fixed width theme with multiple block locations. DualCube Team 26
Course Life Cycle Admin tools Course Life Cycle is a moodle plugin, which has the purpose to help you with the execution of reoccurring tasks on your moodle platform. Possible use cases are (not limited to): Deleting courses at end of life (including asking teachers for permission). Doing a rollover at the end of a semester. Automatically setting an end date for courses. Learnweb – University of Münster 26
Custom Course Menu Blocks A block to display enrolled courses in a highly configurable manner for both students and teachers. Tony Box 26
oohoo - TabTopics format Course formats This Moodle course format displays each section in a tab Nicolas Bretin 26
WebEx Meeting Activities A Moodle activity module for Cisco WebEx. Eric Merrill 26
Teaching Team Blocks Teaching Team is a block that displays profile pictures and contact details of the academic and support staff. Mikhail Janowski 25
Videofile Activities Easy cross-browser compatibility videos using Video.js. Jonas Nockert 25