OU wiki

Activities ::: mod_ouwiki
Maintained by sam marshall, Jason Platts, Alan Thompson, Alan Carter
Alternative wiki. Simple wiki designed for teaching and learning.
Latest release:
470 sites
12 fans
Current versions available: 13

This is an alternative wiki that you can install into standard Moodle.

It does not replace the standard wiki, and operates alongside it. The key
intention of this wiki is to provide a simple teaching tool suitable for
student use with minimal required training. It is in no way intended to be a full-fledged wiki like MediaWiki. For example, there is no wiki syntax except for links with two square brackets.

Please note: This plugin is no longer supported in Moodle Tracker. All support requests should be via the GitHub repository issue tracker (https://github.com/moodleou/moodle-mod_ouwiki).


This plugin is part of set Open University.


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sam marshall (Lead maintainer)
Jason Platts: Current lead developer
Alan Thompson: Technical developer
Alan Carter: Technical developer
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  • Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 6:09 PM
    2014042800 is the correct version number, there has never been a 2014042801 version of the plugin.
  • Fri, Oct 24, 2014, 10:37 PM
    Is there a firm release date set for the version that supports Moodle 2.7? Cheers,
  • Fri, Oct 24, 2014, 10:41 PM
    Early December is the official release. However you can use Master now (which should be ok, but - disclaimer - is not fully release tested).
  • Fri, Oct 24, 2014, 10:49 PM
    Thank you Jason. That should work well. We are not planning to roll out the upgrade until the end of December, so for now we can use the "unofficial" release for our testing and install the final release when it's available. Thanks for the quick response. We will be happy to report our testing results if that's helpful.
  • Tue, Sep 1, 2015, 10:02 PM
    The OUwiki don't auto-create the summary of the sessions of the page of Wiki. Do you think to add this in the plugin? Thanks.
  • Sat, May 7, 2016, 1:32 PM
    I am not able to see "Lock the Page" feature in 2.9 release? Has this been intentionally disabled?
  • Fri, Dec 22, 2017, 11:42 PM
    Is a release date set yet for the MOODLE_33_STABLE branch for the OUWiki plugin? Cheers!
  • Tue, Jan 2, 2018, 8:03 PM
    Hi Stephen, thanks for reminder - sorry it should have been last month but we have now created the MOODLE_33_STABLE branches for all plugins (I think). Also we updated MOODLE_32_STABLE to our latest (final) 3.2 version.
  • Fri, Aug 31, 2018, 4:44 PM
    your opinion so good. I like it very much play Bonk.io game
  • Sun, Oct 21, 2018, 11:23 PM
    if you define grade (in settings) and backup-restore the activity,
    grade definition does not pass..
    it will be great if you can fix that!
  • Thu, Oct 25, 2018, 10:50 PM
    We are enthusiastic about the OU Wiki here at UMass Amherst. Is a release date set for Moodle 3.5? Thanks!
  • Fri, Oct 26, 2018, 5:56 PM
    Hi Michele, see comment at top of this page about our release schedule in general - we will go live with 3.5 in December and should hopefully publish a stable branch for ouwiki soon after, but if you want it right now albeit with slightly less testing having been completed, you can get the 'master' branch from our github. This is running against 3.5 in our dev/test systems.
  • Mon, Aug 26, 2019, 3:15 PM
    Hi Sam, in your last comment on 26 October 2018, you mentioned that the 3.5 stable branch would be ready around December, but there's been no release. Is this plugin still being maintained and if so when is the 3.5 version coming out?
  • Tue, Aug 27, 2019, 5:57 PM
    Yes, our plugins are still being maintained. The 3.5 stable version has been around in our github for ages, and 3.6 stable is now there too (I just ran an update). 3.7 stable should get there around December, somebody might have to hassle us if we forget. The actual Moodle plugin entries haven't been updated, I'm hoping somebody else here will do that at some point, but in the meantime, feel free to download directly from the github link.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020, 8:03 PM
    Hi, Sam, Jason, Alan! I think I have found an error while I was working in my language package. It is in ouwiki > ouwiki:grade, where you can read the word "have" twice. Maybe one of these "have" should be deleted.
    Thank you,
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