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Create a label in Moodle

A label acts as a spacer between other resources or activities on the course page. Labels are versatile and can be used to embed text, images, tables and multimedia directly onto the course page. Use a label to:

  • Split up a long list of activities with a sub-heading or an image.
  • Add a short description or instructions for students to a course section.
  • Improve the appearance of a course.

Labels are not pages. Labels are suited to small amounts of text and individual media files that need to appear on the main course page. More than this may introduce a cluttered feel, make the space difficult to navigate, and slow down the loading of the course page.

If you have a lot of information that you would like to structure and display within a single activity, use Pages, and for larger quantities again, use a Book.

Add a label

  1. Turn editing on.
  2. Click Add an activity or resource.
  3. Select Label from the Resource section.
  4. Add text, images, media and snippets to the label content area.
  5. Click Save and return to course.

More information on Labels is available at Moodle Docs.

The information on this page relates to Moodle v3.10 and was last updated August 2021.

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