Adding a Page to Your Course Moodle ISU


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

Add a Page to your Course

  1. Open Settings Gear Menu, and Click Turn editing on. For more information, see Moodle ISU Overview
  2. Locate the week/topic in which you wish to add the page
  3. Click Add an activity or resource

  1. Select Page
  2. Click Add


  1. In the Name field, Type the name of the page. This will display to the students on the course homepage.
  2. In the Description field, Type a description of the page.
  1. If you would like this description displayed on the course page, Check the Display description on course page checkbox.


  1. In Page content, Type the content you would like shown on the page.
  2. You may also use html formatting – Click on the Show More Buttons button and then Click on the html letters in the bottom row to open a window that accepts html code.


  1. The Display drop down has two options:
  1. Open - Loads Page module onto current web page.
  2. In pop-up - Loads Page module in a new pop-up window.
  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

  1. Choose whether to Show or Hide the page
  1. The default setting is set to Show
  1. Enter an ID number only if you want a way of identifying the activity for grade calculation purposes. If the activity is not included in any grade calculation then the ID number field may be left blank.

Restrict access

For more information, see Restrict Access

Activity completion

For more information, see Activity Completion

To save:

  1. Click Save and display to view the file
  2. Click Save and return to course to be taken back to the course homepage
  3. Click Cancel to delete the page

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

For more information, see Page resource

For additional assistance, contact the ITRC - (208) 282-5880 or email

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