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The Moodle page creates a link from the Moodle course homepage to a sub-page where you can place insert written content, images, links and media (such as audio and videos). 


It is a good idea to use pages to embed videos and provide information that students may only need to access occasionally since this will reduce clutter on the course homepage. If you have a lot of content you may want to , consider using a multi-page book instead (a book is a series of connected pages).

This is especially important if you are using the topics or collapsed topics formats, as all the content will appear on one long, scrolling page. If your course uses the OneTopic (tabs) format then you may choose to add more content directly to each tab, as students will only see each one section at a time.


Decide whether a page is the best option, or if a (multi-page bookBook may be more appropriate for providing chunked content to students. Showing a lot of information on one page can make it difficult to digest, so keep content concise and split longer content across multiple pagepages, potentially using a book, which will automatically show a list of all the pages within it.

Meeting the Baseline

The UCL E-Connected Learning Baseline suggests the following for  Structure : 

  • 1.1 Present activities and resources in a meaningful, clearly structured and sequenced way
  • 1.2 Minimise cognitive load - Avoid overloading the front page by placing content off the main page in Pagesin PagesBooksFoldersLessons and by hiding  and by hiding unused items.

How do I set one up?

  1. Log into Moodle, got go to the course you want to add the page to and Turn Editing turn edit mode on. 

  2. In the topic, Decide where you wish to add the page toPage, then click the plus (+) button or 'Add an activity or resource'. 

  3. From the 'Add an activity or resource' menu Select 'Page', then click Add.

  4. Give the Page a name (as mentioned above you can always come back to the other You'll then need to give the 'Page' a name and insert/edit your Page content using the text editor (you can revisit the 'Page' settings later).

  5. Scroll After giving the 'Page' a name and inserting your content, scroll down to the bottom and click 'Save and display'.  

  6. You can then add and edit your page content using the text editor.
  7. In the Appearance settings, there is an option to to show or hide the "Last modified" text.
  8. revisit a Page's settings by going to the 'Page' and then clicking the 'Settings' menu, at the top of the Page resource. (or while on the course's homepage, turn edit mode on and towards the right of a 'Page', click the 3 dots (ellipses) and select 'Edit Settings'.)
  9. For further information about 'Page' settings, see 'Page' resource settingsRemember to save your changes afterwards at the bottom of the page.

titleFurther help

Further See further guidance on about the Page resource is available from moodledocsMoodle Docs.

If you find any inaccurate or missing information you can even update this yourself (it's a communal wiki).

If you have a specific question about the tool please contact the Digital Education team.


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