Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: Lightbox Gallery Settings

The Lightbox Gallery allows you to create image galleries within your Moodle course. Small thumbnails will then be generated, which are used for the thumbnail view of the gallery. For instructions on adding this resource, see Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: Add a Lightbox Gallery.

General settings

In the General settings, the instructor must provide a name for the resource. Adding a description is optional. 

General settings for Lightbox gallery


Advanced settings

In this section, instructors must decide how many images to display on each page, to include the caption text, and where the caption position will be for each image. Additionally, they can choose to automatically resize an image, allow comments, or show extended image information.

Advanced settings in Lighbox gallery


Common module settings

These settings specify the visibility of the assignment for students (Hide/Show).

Common module settings for Lightbox gallery


Restrict access settings

The lightbox gallery can be restricted based upon a date, group, activity completion of another activity/resource in the course, etc.

NOTE: If more than one restriction is added, students must meet EACH of the requirements before the resource becomes available.

Restrict access settings for Lightbox gallery


Activity completion settings

By default, students can manually mark the the gallery as complete, but an instructor can change this to be required. If required, the students can be marked complete by viewing the lightbox gallery.

Activity completion settings for Lightbox gallery



Tags are keywords that can be added to an activity or resource.

Tag settings for Lightbox gallery

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