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Add a course description

You can add a course description to a Moodle space via the Edit settings menu. This will appear on search pages and can be added to the page via a course summary block.

Edit settings

The description can contain text, images, video etc. For more information on editing a description box, please see the text editor page.

moodle course description settings

When you have finished editing, click save and display at the bottom of the page.

Search results

The course description appears in the results when searching for courses.

Course description on search results

Course summary block

The course/site summary block provides a summary / description for your course as contained in the summary text of the course settings. This can be added to the right hand side of the space.

moodle course description summary

Alternatively, if you want your front page summary in the centre of the front page, use a template and type your summary text into the topic section as a "Course header".

The information on this page relates to Moodle v3.4 and was last updated August 2018.

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