Widget category: Content and media


What are widgets and how do I use them?

Content widgets allow you to add information, media, and resources to your course. These may be useful for presenting information and providing stimulus for discussions or constructive activities. 

For a general guide on how to create course content: View this topic



Add text, imagestablesembed videos, and iframes. 

Format your text using a big range of tools and features.

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Tip: Support your text with images, icons, bullet points and break your text into easy-flowing paragraphs for better readability!



This widget is for adding creating extra vertical space on your page. It is useful for breaking up information and formatting for better readability.



Click or drag the widget to place it on the page. Add your video URL and a custom poster image (optional).

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Editor view for teacher


 Tip: OpenLearning supports YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Vzaar, Brightcove, HTML5 video, and Flash.

Supported video file formats: mp4, Mov, Avi, WebM, and Ogg.

Maximum video upload size: 5GB



You can add image, PPT, or PDF files on the page. These can be viewed and/or downloaded by course participants.


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Editor view for teachers


 Tip: Add multiple image files using this widget if you need a quick slideshow function!



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  • what's differences between content accessible video with content video?

    • Achmad Vandian Nur Accessible video allows you to have more options, mainly captioning. This feature is coming to OL soon, so stay tuned! :)

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