Turn editing on
Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 1.9. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Turn editing on.
The Turn Edit On or Off option can be found as a link in the administration block or as a button at the top right of a course homepage. This option is only available to teachers of the course who also have editing rights or to those users who are assigned site administration rights. Turn editing on allows teachers to change the appearance and functionality of the course. You can turn editing off again by pressing the button or the admin block link again (both now renamed turn editing off!)
You will see these icons frequently when editing is on:
Existing blocks can be moved up, down or sent to the right or left column of the course. They can also be set to visible or hidden. They can be removed completely by pressing the X icon.
You will see these icons when editing blocks:
Sections can be moved up or down to change the order in which the course is dispayed. Sections can also be hidden from, or made visible to, learners. If the course is topic based then a topic can be set as current (or indeed the current status can be removed).
The following icons are visible when editing is both on and off
Activities and Resources
Course resources and activities may be added, removed, indented, moved, updated, deleted, hidden, shown or assigned to groups. The teacher can edit individual activities and resources in a section by clicking on their individual icons.