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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 2.2. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Blocks.

Example shows blocks on left and right on a new empty course homepage
This page is for teachers who are learning about a course feature called blocks.

The course homepage generally contains blocks on the left and right of the centre column. For example in the upper right is the "Latest News" block and in the upper left is the "People" block.

Adding blocks

Teachers in a course may add blocks. In the above image the "Add Block" block is in the lower right. Here the dropdown list showing standard blocks in Moodle 1.6 plus a non-standard "Verify Certificate" block.

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Add block list in 1.6

Block types

Here is a list of different types of blocks and links with more infomation

Block arrangement

Blocks may be added, hidden, deleted, and moved up, down and left/right when editing is turned on.

People Block - with the editing icons showing

See also