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 every page.

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Moodle Help & Support 

This refers to Moodle 3.10 from August 2021 onwards

How to: move or customise the location of blocks

Moving blocks on Moodle pages

 These instructions refer to blocks on the Module pages. See below for My Home pages.

  1. Click on the 'Turn editing on' button on the Moodle page  
  2. For the block you wish to move, click on the 'Cross' icon and hold the mouse button down

Block with cross icon highlighted

3. The mouse pointer changes to a white cross

4. Drag and drop the block into the place you want. Other blocks will move to give room between them..

5. Ensure you can see a "ghost" of the block in the space you want

Ghost of block where it is going to be dropped

6. Let go of the mouse button and the block moves to the new location

Block in new position

7. Click on the 'Turn editing off' button in the top right of the Moodle page 

Moving blocks on My Home pages

The same procedure can be used to move and customise the location of blocks on your personal "My home" page.

Click on the 'Customise this page' button (top right) and move the blocks as shown above.

Customise this page button

When you have finished moving your blocks, click on the 'Stop customising this page' button

Stop customising this page button

 More on blocks