Content bank

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New feature
in Moodle 3.9!

What is the content bank?

  • The content bank is an area in Moodle where content, currently H5P 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?

  • With Boost and Boost-based themes, the content bank is in the Navigation drawer when you are in a course.
  • With Classic and Classic-based themes, the content bank is in the Navigation block, under Site pages.
  • 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?

  • H5P activity types are automatically downloaded via CRON or can manually be added by uploading h5p activity files (*.h5p).
  • New H5P content may be created from the Add button.
  • H5P content may be edited from the content bank by clicking into them and then clicking Edit:

center?Editing existing H5P

  • H5P activities can also be uploaded into the content bank in a course and then added to the course page from Add an activity or resource > H5P.

Renaming and deleting H5P

Click into an H5P activity and from the cog icon top right, access the Rename and Delete options.

Renaming and deleting

Searching the content bank

  • The search field above the content bank allows you to search the H5P just in that specific course.
  • 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.