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Moodle Help & Support 

This refers to Moodle 2.7 from July 2015 onward

How to upload a prepared website to Moodle

This has the prerequisite that you have created a website in a web editing tool such as Dreamweaver.

Use relative links for all links between pages. Include supplementary files such as css stylesheets and images.

How to upload the zip file

  1. Create a zip file of your whole site and all its files and subfolders.
  2. Navigate to the module and click on the Turn editing on button (top right)
  3. Click on the + Add an activity or resource hyperlink
  4. Select the radio button for File and click Add
  5. Add a Name and a Description for your website.
    You can drag and drop your zipped file into the content section OR
    1. click on the Add... icon button
    2. click on the Browse button
    3. Browse to the zipped file to add, click Open
    4. click Upload this file
  6. Select your zip file and click on Upload this file

How to unpack the zip file and display your website

  • When the zip file icon appears in the editing screen, click on it and select Unzip
  • Once unzipped, select the index or front page of your website and click on it then click  Set main file
  • Click on the Save and return to module or Save and display buttons 

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Queries, comments or questions?

Please contact your local elearning support team.


Phone: (0115 95) 16677
or email: itservicedesk@nottingham.ac.uk


Phone: (0574) 8818 0000 (ext. 8915)

or email: e-learning-support@nottingham.edu.cn


Phone: (03) 8924 81 99
or email: itservicedesk@nottingham.edu.my

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