H5P Activity

H5P is an awesome tool to create interactive html5 content. Thanks to the H5P activity, you can include these interactive content to your course.


To view what is possible to create with H5P, you can take a look on their website here: https://h5p.org/content-types-and-applications The most popular content types used by our clients are interactive video, course presentation and flashcards.

Important: H5P has a quiz content type. Although it looks great, we strongly advise it to use it only for fun quizzing and not for exams or compliance quizzing.


How to add and setup 

  1. Go to your course.
  2. Click on "Edit Content" and click on the plus icon in the section where you want to add the activity.
  3. Search for the H5P activity and click on it.
  4. First select the content type you want to use.
  5. Now you can use the editor to build the content type. Below the content type title, you will find a manual and an example of the selected content type.
  6. Set the additional settings as desired.
  7. Set the completion criteria.


Additional Settings

  • Description: Add a description to display below the activity title and optional on the course screen.
  • Display options: Choose to display the action bar, frame and H5P copyright.
  • Grade: Here you can set a passing grade if you content type has a scoring.
  • Restrict Access: You can add a restriction to this activity. For example a date or the completion of a different activity first.

Once you are ready, click on "Save and display" to view the result.