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Using Atto - The Moodle Editor

Using filters to enhance your pages

The Atto text editor is no Microsoft Word. While Moodle supports a huge variety of features you might see on the Internet, Atto just can't easily do them all. It's fine for typing and basic formatting, but that's where it stops.

It's true you can edit the pages markup (its HTML) directly, but that requires expert knowledge and time. We should be more focused on content.

Filters are advanced features that let us enter some simple codes to achieve some fancy stuff. You've probably already used a filter even if you haven't noticed it; adding a video from a site such as YouTube or Vimeo.

All you need to do is paste the link onto your page and Moodle will embed it for you automatically.

This: automagically becomes this:

... and trust me, you ain't seen nothing yet.