Recommended Browser Settings
This website is
compatible with most modern web browsers, including recent versions of Chrome,
Firefox and Safari. However, for the current version of Moodle the following
browsers are recommended:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Latest (Internet Explorer 10 is required for
dragging and dropping of files from outside the browser into Moodle)
functions will not work with some browsers. For instance, some display issues
were discovered with Moodle in various versions of Internet Explorer.
For Moodle to function
correctly, it is recommended that the following requirements be met:
The following browser settings should be selected:
- Enable Cookies
- Enabled Pop-ups
- is installed, up-to-date and enabled
- is up to date
- * Some devices such as Smartboards, certain tablets and PCs
with touch screen capabilities may exhibit problems with Moodle's drag-and-drop
features. If you experience problems with such devices, we recommend that
Instructions for browser settings are available here:
Firefox help: http://support.mozilla.org
Chrome help: http://www.google.com/support/chrome/?
Internet Explorer help: http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/products/internet-explorer
Microsoft Edge help: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge
Safari help: go to Safari > Preferences.
The settings are located on the Security
and Privacy tabs.
Note: In most browsers (not Safari), you
can make an exception for Moodle if you don't want to use these settings for
Links to download the
You may find it useful to install the following add-ons
if your browser does not already have them:
A PDF Reader
To view PDF files, you need a PDF reader to be installed
on your computer. A PDF browser plugin will let you view PDFs in a browser
window without opening a separate program.
Download Adobe Reader at http://get.adobe.com/reader/.
The download includes the browser plugin. To install this plugin, follow
Adobe Flash Player
Some instructors may post Adobe Flash interactive media
or video. To play the media:
- Download and install Adobe Flash Player http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
Note: Adobe Flash Player is not available
for many mobile devices. Adobe is ending support for Flash in 2019.