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How to Add Site Announcements to Moodle


At times, you may need to share information with all users on your Moodle site. For example, you may want to inform users that there will be a change to the user interface, warn users of scheduled downtime, etc. You can do this by enabling the Site Announcement feature.

Before You Start

You must have the role of a Site Administrator to add site announcements to Moodle.


  1. Choose Site Administration from the left-hand navigation drawer.Select Site Administration from the navigation drawer
  2. Next, choose Appearance and then, on that screen, choose Edwiser RemUI from the Themes area.Select Appearance and then Edweiser RemUI from the Themes area
  3. Under General Settings, on the Edwiser RemUI screen, select the Enable Site Announcement checkbox. Once you’ve enabled this feature, you can then add your announcement into the textbox provided.Enabling Site Announcements and addingannouncement text
  4. After you’ve written your announcement, you can choose whether to allow users to dismiss or not dismiss the announcement. You can also categorise what type of announcement is it by selecting one of the following options from the drop-down list:
    1. Information announcement
    2. Success announcement
    3. Warning announcement
    4. Urgent announcementSelecting the settings for the site announcement
  5. Once you are happy with your announcement and its settings, scroll down to the bottom of that page and save your changes.
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