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How do I add a file to Moodle?

To add a file to your course, you need to add the File resource in Moodle:

  1. In your course homepage, turn editing on.
  2. Go to a section in your course and click Add an activity or resource.
  3. Choose File and click Add.
  4. Give your File a name.
  5. Give the file a description if you wish, and tick the box to display that description on the course page if needed.
  6. Click the down arrow to open the file chooser.
  7. Select Upload a File then Choose file.
  8. Another screen will pop up and you can find and select the File in your file explorer.
  9. Click Open.
  10. Give the file a descriptive name and click Upload this file.
  11. Once done, click Save and return to course.
Updated on January 15, 2021

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