Favourite plugins

List of plugins that have been marked as favourite by the Moodle community members.
Name Plugin type Short description Lead maintainer Favourited
MEDIAL Atto Editor Atto In order for the MEDIAL Video Assignment Activity to launch from the text editor you must install this Atto Plugin. MEDIAL Video Assignment Activity allows Teachers and Students to create and respond to Video Assignments that are uploaded and cataloged in MEDIAL (a video streaming media library) rather than Moodle itself MEDIAL Streaming 2
MEDIAL TinyMCE Editor TinyMCE In order for the MEDIAL Video Assignment Activity to launch from the text editor you must install this TinyMCE Plugin. MEDIAL Video Assignment Activity allows Teachers and Students to create and respond to Video Assignments that are uploaded and cataloged in MEDIAL (a video streaming media library) rather than Moodle itself MEDIAL Streaming 1
ShortMath Question types A question type for writing mathematical expressions using MathQuill. This question type is an extension of the shortanswer question type, and has been designed for use with JazzQuiz. André Storhaug 9
Vimeo Embed Filter Filters A shortcode-style embed code for Vimeo embedding that uses server-side code to choose whether to use iframe or object based embed code to ensure better compatibility with older versions of IE and newer tablets. tim st.clair 8
Public files Blocks A clone of the internal private_files block that is at the system rather than user context. Files added to this block are available everywhere the block is visible (to all logged on users). tim st.clair 3
Dark Blue 2.0 Themes A three column theme with a settings page that allows the user to change theme colors, etc. John St 15
MyMobile Themes myMobile is a theme for Moodle 2+ that is customized and optimized for smart phones and tablets. It is based on jquerymobile. For a device support grid, please visit the jquerymobile website (http://jquerymobile.com/). John St 12
SimpleSpace Themes This is a three column flexible width theme. John St 3
fadeback Themes A two column theme with a settings page to change logo and link color. From Newschool Learning John St 3
cover Themes A two column theme with a header that can be minimized and is sticky. From Newschool Learning. John St 2
newsie Themes A two column moodle2 theme from NewSchoolLearning. Features a horizontal submenu with the custom menu. Best used when custom menu items are only one level deep. John St 2
Solstice Themes An update to 2.1+ to the classic Moodle 1.X theme Solstice. John St 2
Eduplayer Activities Html5/flash player for both video and audio media with sharing and download capabilities Humanage SRL 14
Activity track Blocks This block show the total no. of activities pending and completed in percentage and number in a course where course completion is activated. Swati Sra 4
Vitero Activities Vitero Activity Plugin for Moodle 2.2+. This plugin provides integration between Moodle and a Vitero (Virtual Team Room) server. A Moodle site is linked to a single Vitero account. Yair Spielmann 4
Coursework Activities The Coursework Activity has been written to provide a way to receive coursework and have it marked without teachers knowing which student the work belongs to. Multiple markers are also supported where a final grade can be agreed based on several options. It does not replace the standard assignment activity and is intended to work alongside it. Special thanks to Plymouth University, Royal Veterinary College and London School of Tropical Medicine for funding parts of the development and documentation. Alistair Spark 1
Youtube_Page_background PoodLL Widget / Generico This is a Generico filter to add a YouTube video as a BACKGROUND to a Moodle Course. It allows a user to easily add the video and simple details to the course without blocking out the exiting resources. Vernon Spain 11
Headerlogo PoodLL Widget / Generico Page Header Logo for Generico This Generico preset allows a user to add a logo to the course page header in the standard Boost theme. Vernon Spain 3
pagebackground PoodLL Widget / Generico This a page background image for Moodle that allows you to "brand" a Moodle page with a background image in the standard Boost/Classic themes(not tested in others). Vernon Spain 1
mojeID Authentication This is the authentication plugin for LMS Moodle which allows users to login/create account into the Moodle using the authority mojeID. (https://www.mojeid.cz/) Libor Soška 3
Inno Ed Tools General plugins (Local) The plugin is allowing you to collect statistics standard tag that is used to refer to the blog entry on each course and display the results in a report. You can also export it as a pdf file. It also has a feature to convert url links to QR code while export to gain direct access to specified link from a smart phone or other device. Noawanit Songkram 4
Course slider Blocks A simple course slider block that displays a chosen list of courses in a carousel. Manoj Solanki 23
Adaptable News Slider Blocks Part of the Adaptable UI set, this block allows you to add a news slider that displays: 1: Unread course announcements (from all enrolled courses) 2: Site announcements (front page news announcements) 3: Both of the above (combined course and site announcements) The slider uses the jQuery slick slider and whilst designed to work with the Adaptable Theme, it *may* work with other themes. Manoj Solanki 20
Course discuss Blocks This block allows discussion on a section page, page or book chapter activity. Add this block to a block region that appears on a page of this type, to allow comments to be posted. Manoj Solanki 14
Course Status Blocks A block to clearly display and control visibility of a course from the course page (show / hide). Manoj Solanki 12
Discussion Feed Blocks This block aggregates and displays the latest discussions from all forums for all courses a user is enrolled on. It is possible to reply to posts when the block is displayed in the dashboard. On a course page, the block allows a user to reply to posts as well as create new discussions for a forum. Manoj Solanki 8
Assignment Overview Blocks A dashboard block to display a list of assignments and their status for the user. Manoj Solanki 1
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
Remaining Lesson Timer Blocks Block for displaying the elapsed and remaining time in a timed lesson Greg Smith 4
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 114
Checklist Blocks This is a block which works with the checklist module and displays progress bars for a single checklist. Davo Smith 43
Realtime Quiz Activities Face-to-face quiz with all students answering the questions at the same time. Davo Smith 35
Lesson objectives Blocks Displays current lesson objectives in the side-bar Davo Smith 31
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
Portfolio Activities Based on the book module, this allows students to create portfolio contributions, within a structure set by the teacher. Davo Smith 25
Navigation buttons Other Add customisable navigation buttons (next/prev/etc.) to the bottom of each activity page (Moodle 1.9/2.0+) Davo Smith 24
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 23
MRBS Blocks Based on the stand-alone MRBS project ( http://mrbs.sourceforge.net ), this allows users to book rooms and other resources from within Moodle. Davo Smith 22
PDF feedback Assignment feedbacks 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. For Moodle 2.6 and above, I advise you use the standard functionality instead. Davo Smith 16
UploadPDF Assignment types Annotate student's work within your browser and return it as a PDF Davo Smith 11
Wiki export General plugins (Local) This plugin adds the ability to export Moodle wikis as either PDFs or epub documents. Davo Smith 9
Klassenbuch Activities Modified version of the book module, adding email subscriptions, structured entries, PDF export and autosaving. Davo Smith 8
Drag and drop file upload Blocks Drag and drop one or more files directly from your desktop into a Moodle course - if you have Moodle 2.3 or above, this functionality is already present Davo Smith 6
Topics format (colours) Course formats This course format, based on the 'Topics' standard format, allows a teacher to specify the foreground and background colours for each course section. Davo Smith 6
UploadPDF grade report Grade reports View assignment grades, comments and lateness in a report Davo Smith 2
Mass Actions block Blocks This block allows instructors to perform actions upon multiple resources or activities, rather than having to perform repeated actions on individual items. Clem Smith 52
card2brain Activities With the SSO module for card2brain you can directly link your sets of flashcards. If you have a card2brain corporate account you can enable SSO authentication. With SSO enabled, your users can directly access the flashcards without login or register on card2brain.ch. webapps.ch smart engineering 2
Book Activities Simple multipage resource module Petr Skoda 9
Nice Email Blocks A simple component to simulate email inbox between Moodle users. SWA Sistemas Acadêmicos 1
User bookmarks Blocks User Bookmarks allows users to bookmark any moodle page. Gurvinder Singh 8