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External Search block

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This block is used to allow teachers to provide their students with an easy way of using an external search engine from within a course page.

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  1. Unpack the module into your Moodle installation in order to create a blocks/extsearch directory
  2. Visit the /admin/index.php page to trigger the module installation.
  3. Change the default options in the block configuration. For example, you will need to provide your own API key if you want to enable the Digital NZ search functionality.
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