Tiles format

Tiles is a modern and visually appealing course format for Moodle.

Key features

  • Tiles are used to show course topics and activities
  • Animation is used to expand tiles to reveal content
  • Icons or photos on each tile increase visual appeal
  • Modal windows (animated pop ups) to show content
  • Colours for tiles are customisable
  • Theme compatibility is broad
  • Easy to switch into Tiles from other formats (like Grid)

Version 3.7 (May 2019) – new features and improvements:

  • Photo tiles - teachers can now set photographs as tile backgrounds
  • Easy conversion of Grid format courses - photos from "Grid" will be copied in to photo tiles
  • Photo picker and photo library - new interface for teacher to upload and use photos
  • YouTube & Vimeo URL activities - now displayed as "Video" activities (not "URL")
  • Animated modal windows can be used for "URL" activities (including YouTube and Vimeo video links)
  • Tile fitting - improved positioning of tiles on screen load (better centred and resized)
  • Administrator settings pages improved - easier to edit the site wide tile colour palette
  • Subscribe to receive email news facility added to plugin
  • Moodle 3.7 compatibility