Filters FAQ

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 2.0. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Filters FAQ.

What are filters?

Filters allow for the automatic transformation of entered text into different, often more complex forms. For example the titles of resources can automatically become hyperlinks that take you to the relevant resource, URLs pointing to mp3 files can become Flash controls embedded in the web page that let you pause and rewind the audio. The possibilities are endless and there are a number of standard filters included with Moodle and many more specialized filters available from the Moodle.org Modules and plugins database.

See Filters for details.

How do I enable filters?

You find the settings under Administration > Modules > Manage filters, see Enabling filters for details.

Which filters are available?

Where do I find additional filters?

You will find a number of contributed filters in the Modules and Plugins database.

How do I create custom filters?

See the following pages on Moodle Docs for details:

What is new in filters in Moodle 2.0?

See Filters 2.0.

See also