What is an OU blog in Moodle?

What is an OU blog in Moodle?

The OU blog activity allows course participants to create a personal blog or contribute to a shared blog. Comments on a post can be enabled or turned off. Users can edit and delete their own comments. Blogs support multimedia content and are a great tool to encourage structured, reflective, collaborative discussions.

What are Moodle plugins?

Moodle plugins allow users and organisations to extend and customise the functionality of Moodle beyond what Moodle HQ have developed for Core. This flexibility is what makes Moodle collaborative and community-enhanced.

How do I get plugins for Moodle?

Go to the Moodle plugins directory, select your current Moodle version, then choose a plugin with a Download button and download the ZIP file. Login to your Moodle site as an admin and go to Administration > Site administration > Plugins > Install plugins. Upload the ZIP file.

What are the best Moodle plugins?

The Top 10 Moodle Plugins (2020 Update)

  • VeriCite.
  • Email-Based Self-Registration with Admin Confirmation.
  • SAML2 Single Sign-On Authentication.
  • Zoom Meeting.
  • Onetopic Format.
  • Interactive Content – H5P.
  • Adaptable.
  • Moove Theme.

How do I make a blog on Moodle?

To add a blog entry from your user profile, click your user menu and select Profile. On your user profile, click Blog entries, then click Add a new entry. Add the blog details, then click Save changes.

How do I use plugins in Moodle?

Install Moodle Plugins Directly from the Plugins Directory

  1. Log into Moodle as an administrator.
  2. On the left, select Site administration.
  3. Select Plugins, then Install plugins.
  4. Select Install plugins from the Moodle plugins directory.
  5. Log into your Moodle.org account.
  6. Select a plugin.
  7. Select Install now.

What is a local plugin in Moodle?

Local plugins go into the /local directory. This is often the best way to extend your Moodle locally with very specific code, and so people don’t usually publish their plugins here.

How many Moodle plugins are there?

A plugin for every need These are just a few examples: with more than 1,500 listed plugins, you can expand and adapt your Moodle site to suit your teaching and training needs.

Does Moodle have a blog feature?

Blogs in Moodle are user based – each user has their own blog. Users can also register their external blogs, such as Blogger or WordPress, so that entries are automatically included in their Moodle blog.

How do I enable plugins for Moodle?

How do I create a custom plugin in Moodle?


  1. Set up your development environment.
  2. Set up your Moodle installation.
  3. Develop the Moodle local/mod/block/… plugin.
  4. Test your Web Services using a demo client.
  5. Create your custom Service.
  6. Set up your MoodleMobile client.
  7. Develop the MoodleMobile plugin.
  8. Deliver your plugin.

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