How to add static material to a course in Moodle 3

Static materials, such as documents, images, files, or links to online materials, can be added to courses using the Add an activity or resource link in the course dashboard.

Head to Dashboard > Course Name. Click the cog icon at the top right of the screen and select Turn editing on.

Turn editing on

Click Add an activity or resource next to the section in which you wish to place the quiz.

Select the type of resource you wish to add, from the list provided.


Options include:

  • Book – Multi-page resources in a book-like format.
  • File – An image, document, spreadsheet, audio file, or alternative.
  • Folder – Organize files into folders.
  • IMS content package – Add static material from other sources in the standard IMS content package format.
  • Label – Text or an image used to separate resources into topics, provide a description or instructions.
  • Page – Scrollable text.
  • URL – links to external websites.

Make your selection, build the content and then save to your course.

If you notice any problems or if you need any help, please open a new support ticket from your HostPapa Dashboard. More details on how to open a support ticket can be found here

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