Adding a Page to Your Course Moodle ISU


The page resource allows you to create an internal webpage using the html editor included with Moodle ISU.

This guide will help you to:

Add a Page to your Course

  1. Turn Editing On. For more information please see Moodle ISU Overview.
  2. Locate the week/topic where you want to add the page.
  3. Click the Add an activity or resource link.


  1. Scroll down the list of options until you see the Page option.
  2. Select the radio button next to Page.
  3. Click the Add button.  You will be directed to a new screen.


  1. Type the name of the page in the Name field.   This will display to the students on the course homepage.
  2. In the Description field, Type a description of the page.

Note: Unless you check the Display description on course page box under the description window, students will not see the description.


  1. Type the content you would like shown on the page into the Page content box.  Use the editor to add color, underlining and other text formatting.  Hover over the icons to see the title of the tool.  
  2. You may also use html formatting – Click on the html letters on the third row to open a window that accepts html code.


  1. Display page name will display the name of the page to students.
  2. Display page description will show the description of the page to students.

Common Module Settings

This section defaults to Show so that the page displays to students. Selecting Hide from the drop down list will hide the page from students. To change how the activity uses Groups Click on the Show Advanced button.  For more information on the group options please see Groups and Groupings.

Restrict Access

This section sets the conditions under which students may interact with this activity. For more information please see Conditional Release/Restricting Access.

Activity Completion

This section sets the conditions under which Moodle will consider the activity to be complete. For more information please see Completion Tracking.

Once you have everything set

  1. Click the Save and Display button to view the file.  
  2. Click the Save and Return to Course button to be taken back to the main course page.

Note: The new resource will always appear at the bottom of the list within the week/topic you have chosen.

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