Learn@Illinois Moodle - Docking and Undocking Blocks

This page details how to manage the way blocks appear on your page. Blocks can be minimized, maximized, docked, and undocked. Below are examples of each using the Administration block as an example. Note that these settings apply for your individual account, and not for an entire course.

For a permanent link to this information, please use: http://go.illinois.edu/MoodleDockBlock

Default

The default setting for a block shows all of its options. 
Maximized Administration block screenshot

Minimizing and Maximizing Blocks

  1. To minimize a block so that only the title shows, click the - button in the upper-right corner of the block.
    Minimizing blocks screenshot
  2. If the block is minimized, click the + button in the upper-right corner of the block so that the whole block will be displayed.
    Maximizing Administration block screenshot

Docking and Undocking blocks

  1. To dock a block, click the < button in the upper-right corner of the block so that the block will disappear from the column and be displayed as an orange heading on the side.
    Dock navigation block button screenshot
  2. To undock a block, hover over the docked block so that the block appears. Click thebutton in the upper-right corner of the block.
    Undock a block screenshot
  3. To undock all blocks, scroll down and click the orange > button in the lower-left corner of the screen.

Related Topics

Moodle.org Documentation




Keywords:maximized, minimized, minimize, maximize, dock, undock, un-dock, can't see block, can't see blocks   Doc ID:72074
Owner:ATLAS-TLT .Group:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
Created:2017-03-27 15:23 CDTUpdated:2019-04-03 10:11 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
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