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Content bank

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What is the content bank?

The content bank is an area in Moodle where content (currently H5P content) may be stored, edited and created.

The content bank repository gives access to these files from the file picker.

Content bank

Where is the content bank?

As a teacher, when you are in a course you'll find a link to the content bank in the Navigation drawer (Boost-based themes) or the Navigation block, under Site pages (Classic-based themes).

Files may be viewed in list view by clicking the icon top right of the content bank.

The content bank repository is available from the file picker to locate and add H5P files into courses.

How does the content bank work?

New H5P content may be created via the Add button. It can be edited by clicking into the content then clicking Edit:

Editing existing H5P

H5P activities can also be uploaded into the content bank then edited if required.

H5P activity types available in the content back are automatically downloaded via CRON or can manually be added by uploading h5p activity files (*.h5p).

Renaming, downloading, replacing and deleting H5P

New feature
in Moodle 3.10!

Click into an H5P activity and from the cog icon top right, access your chosen option.

H5P options

Searching the content bank

  • The search field above the content bank allows you to search for H5P content in the course you are in.
  • When adding an H5P activity from Add an activity or resource > H5P, you can search the content bank for H5P in other courses and categories, depending on permissions.
Searching the content bank

Admin settings

  • From Site administration > Plugins > Content bank > Manage content types, you can enable and disable H5P content.
  • From Site administration > Repositories > Content bank you can rename the content bank repository if desired.


Repository: Content bank