Favourite plugins

List of plugins that have been marked as favourite by the Moodle community members.
Name Plugin type Short description Lead maintainer Favourited
Drag and drop markers Question types The student can drag markers to indicate key features on an image. Tim Hunt 23
Variable numeric Question types A calculated numeric question type with variable and expression evaluation. Random values are generated for each student attempting the quiz. Tim Hunt 23
Soft Course format Course formats Softcourse is a course format that display sections with only an image and an optional text on the course homepage. Users don’t see the detail of the section, for instance, resources or activities. Clément Prudhomme 23
Personal YouTube Repositories Moodle repository plugin used to browse personal YouTube channels in order to publish public, unlisted and private videos. Roberto Pinna 22
Theme tester Admin tools A Moodle Theme Testing tool, with a focus on Bootstrap 4 based themes. David Scotson 22
Poodll Repository Repositories The Poodll repository allows you to record audio or video directly, to draw pictures or take webcam "snaps." Justin Hunt 22
GPS Format Course formats The course format „GPS Format“ allows e-learning content to be displayed according to the geo coordinates of the learner. This enables location-based mobile learning. Jürgen Kappus 22
Autoenrol Parents Authentication Auto assign parents, mentors or managers a role to users based on a custom profile field. Virgil Ashruf 22
Multi Course Grader report Grade reports Site Wide grader reports on one page with the ability to filter by course category / course. No editing functionality. Barry Oosthuizen 22
Question Practice Activities A teacher sets up a bank of questions organised into categories. Then the student can then choose what categories they want to practice when. Marcus Green 22
Groups Reports This 'report' is actually a tool to let you edit all the groups in a course on one page. Tim Hunt 22
Repository File Manager Blocks This block contains a Moodle 2+ re-write of the Moodle 1.x file manager. Tim Williams 22
Disable Right Click General plugins (Local) Plugin helps to disable Right Click(Context Menu), Cut, Copy, Paste and developer tools. Yogesh Babasaheb Shirsath 22
Forum Graph Reports The Forum Graph Report analyse interactions in a single Forum activity and create a force-directed graph using the D3.js Javascript library. Andy Chan 22
Block concurrent sessions quiz access rule Quiz access rules This plugin allows students to continue quiz attempt only in the same browser session. Any attempts to open same quiz attampt using another computer, device or browser will be blocked Vadim Dvorovenko 22
Checkmark report General plugins (Local) The checkmark report (local/checkmarkreport) is an extension to the module checkmark and shows the marks and grades for one or more checkmarks in a tabular form. AMC Academic Moodle Cooperation 22
Set course dates Admin tools This admin tool allows managers to set the start and end dates for all courses in a category, including subcategories. Charles Fulton 22
Templates4U 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 22
Workplace course certificate Activities Automatically issue digital certificates to course participants. This plugin is fully compatible with Moodle LMS. Marina Glancy 22
Multiblock Blocks Using Multiblock you can collect all those blocks together and use 'one block's worth' of space and put all those blocks into the one space with one of several layouts, whether it's tabs or an accordion, or something else. Several preset layouts are bundled with Multiblock. Peter Spicer 22
Smart Cohort General plugins (Local) With Smart Cohort modul, users automatically added to cohorts based on filters. CNW Zrt. 22
HTML (on cohorts) Blocks This HTML block provides the possibility to selectively display the block to members of specific cohorts. Ulm University 22
waxed Themes THEME_WAXED Theme_Waxed is a child theme of Moodle's new core theme Boost. It is built on Boostrap4 and Mustache templates and adds additional settings to those in Boost to allow a level of customisation with limited knowledge of scss/css. Richard Oelmann 22
Collabora - Collaborative document editing Activities This activity module provides a document editor for real-time collaboration. Changes to a document are immediately reflected for other users who are accessing the same document. Moodle users can collaborate on simple text files, word, spreadsheet and presentation documents or upload a document. The plugin requires a self-hosted Collabora Online Server (CODE) that is accessed using the so-called WOPI protocol. Learnweb – University of Münster 22
Rebel Themes Radically different, beautifully executed, and intelligently designed. Rebel is a unique and modern Boost-based theme that isn't afraid to be simple. Rebel's intuitive layout is a refreshing take on a modern LMS where the focus is on learning. Chris Kenniburg 22
Button Maker PoodLL Widget / Generico The button maker widget is a Bootstrap button maker. It allows the user to select a button style from those supported by Bootstrap, and to specify a link and button caption for the button Justin Hunt 22
My Notes Blocks A simpler mynotes system that integrates as moodle block to save user's notes from different areas such as site, course, modules, etc. gautam Das 21
Video chat Blocks The Video chat block allows users in the same course to have video chat using WebRTC. It supports openandtalk.com and other video chat service. kien Vu 21
Group formation Activities Formation of optimized learning groups - by topic preference or best match of individuals' charatceristics and preferences; in one easy to use Moodle acticity; languages available: German, English Multimedia Communication Lab KOM 21
ipal Activities This Moodle module (/mod/ipal/) allows Moodle to support in-class polling/"clickers"/"Peer Instruction"/concept quizzes/anonymous surveys/etc. Students can respond using any web-enabled device or the free IPAL App we have written for both the Android and iOS smartphones. Teachers can create questions, use questions from the standard question bank, or import ConcepTest provided by Harvard Physics Professor Mazur. Bill Junkin 21
SAML Authentication (simpleSAMLphp required) Authentication SAML Authentication plugin based on the simplesamlphp software. (Also install the SAML Enrolment plugin if you want auto-enrol based on SAML) Sixto Martin Garcia 21
Download Certificates (NOW ARCHIVED - SEE NOTES) Blocks NOW ARCHIVED - PLEASE SEE NOTES. This block displays all the previously issued certificates without having to go into each course to view them. You will also be able to download the certificates directly without having to go into the course themselves. It will also work for courses that needs to be archived but still want students to be able to download the certificate. Manieer Chhettri 21
Export Component Grades Reports Exports the component grades from a Rubric or Marking Guide for a given assignment into an Excel spreadsheet. Paul Nicholls 21
Foundation Themes This is a Bootstrap theme that aims to be minimalistic and modern in look. Gareth J Barnard 21
User Sync CSV General plugins (Local) Moodle users import/export via CSV files Antonello Moro 21
Checkmark Activities This module (mod/checkmark) allows teachers to obtain information about the assignments completed by the students prior to a lesson. AMC Academic Moodle Cooperation 21
WebHooks General plugins (Local) Adding WebHook features to the Moodle system. Valentin Popov 21
Crisp Themes We are working on a new UI for this theme to keep abreast of the Modern design sense. The new version will be a child theme of Boost. DualCube Team 21
Solution sheet Assignment feedbacks Allows teachers to upload files with solutions to their assignment, which can be released to students manually or at a scheduled time. Henning Bostelmann 21
Cincopa Video, Audio and Images Filter Filters Add HTML5 videos, photo galleries, music, podcasts and playlists to any section of your moodle site. Supported formats mp4, mp3, jpg, wmv and many others. Enjoy more than 100 designed templates for slideshows, video players, video portal, Lightbox and many more. Cincopa is fully hosted and seamlessly integrated with a CDN which makes sure it will work fast and smooth without any load on your moodle server. Oren Shmulevich 21
My Grades report Reports A Moodle Report that shows all user grades in all courses David Bezemer 20
Initials Profile Pics General plugins (Local) A local plugin for Moodle which automatically creates profile pictures for users based on their initials. Paul Vaughan 20
EJSApp Activities This plugin lets you add any Javascript or Java application (typically virtual and real-remote experiments) created with Easy Java/Javascript Simulations (EjsS) to your Moodle course. Ruben Heradio 20
Help Desk Blocks Moodle help desk block to facilitate technical support within Moodle. Jonathan Doane 20
Global Message General plugins (Local) Enables a Moodle administrator to create automatic pop-up messages mohamed alsharaf 20
Marklar Editors Reclaim the control over formatting your text with this Markdown friendly editor for Moodle. Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain text formatting syntax. It allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format that is automatically converted to structurally valid HTML. David Mudrák 20
Microsoft OneNote General plugins (Local) This plugin provides a common client API for various other Moodle plugins that allow Moodle users to take advantage of Microsoft OneNote Online. This includes operations such as browsing your notebooks, sections, and pages; students doing assignments in OneNote and teachers providing feedback on those assignments in OneNote. Enovation Dev Team 20
Profile field based theme delivery General plugins (Local) Moodle plugin which lets admins deliver a certain theme based on a user's custom profile field Ulm University 20
Theme selector Blocks Provides a quick way of changing themes or clearing the theme cache. Gareth J Barnard 20
Re-sort Courses General plugins (Local) Moodle plugin which sorts a category page automatically as soon as a course has been added or modified Ulm University 20