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Moodle Blocks – How to Find Out The Block ID

Each block in a Moodle course has its own unique ID and the link to the block is always #inst[ID]. If you know the ID number then you can provide a link to the particular block inside of the Moodle course. You can follow the simple steps below to get the ID number.

Step 1

Turn editing on and go to the desired block’s configuration page.

moodle-block-config-menu

Step 2

Go to your browser’s address bar and the number at the end is the ID number of the block.

moodle-course-block-ID-number

Following the syntax #inst[ID], the above block’s link is #inst2927

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