Help and Support (Staff)

This is one of many help and support pages that are available about the University of Nottingham's Moodle online learning environment. If you have any questions or queries concerning Moodle then contact information is at the bottom of this one-page sheet. Please browse or use the SEARCH box below.

Go to Moodle

Page tree
Skip to end of metadata
Go to start of metadata

Moodle Help & Support 

Relevant to Moodle 3.6 from September 2019 onwards

An image can be added where ever you are using an activity and resource in Moodle that has access to the text editor. In the text editor press the image icon button. 

A pop up window will appear, press the Browse repositories... button. 

Use the file picker on the left-had panel to select an existing image or press Upload a file and then press Choose File to select a new one. Once you have added a new image press the Upload this file button.

The file will now appear in the Image properties preview window. Enter a short image description (alternative text) which will appear when the student moves their mouse over the image. It is possible to resize the image by entering a new value within Size.If the Auto size check box is ticked it will maintain the aspect ratio. It is also possible to alignment where the image is placed by pressing on the Alignment drop down menu and selecting an option. 

Press the Save image button to return to the text editor.

Similar tutorials

The following other resources are also relevant to this topic:

Queries, comments or questions?

Please contact your local elearning support team.

Phone: (0115 95) 16677
or email:

Phone: (0574) 8818 0000 (ext. 8915)

or email:

Phone: (03) 8924 81 99
or email:


If you have any comments on how you think this help can be improved then please email