H5P – Create interactive web content easily


H5P core team is located in Norway, in the same place, in Tromsø, the first H5P conference is going to take place  from the 11th to 13th September 2017. This tool allows you to create in a very intuitive way HTML5 interactive content which can be used both from computers and mobile devices through the browser. You can create an account to their servers to try the tool, but it has some limitation, as an example, you don’t have all the possible types of content. If you or your institution own a web server with Drupal, WordPress or Moodle, you can add H5P as a plugin an unleash all its potential. But which kind of content one can create?

Many: interactive presentation, interactive video, dialogue cards, charts, mark the words, drag and drop, collage, memory game, fill in the blanks. drag the words and many others.

It is definitely a must-have tool for every teacher of every subject, especially for teachers involved with distance education.

Quick references:

Name: H5P
Company: H5P
Website: https://h5p.org
Licence: Free, Open Source
Type of Software: Web Editor and App – CMS Plugin for Drupal, WordPress and Moodle
What the software does: Create, share, re-use interactive web content (games, quizzes, interactive videos, etc.)
Platform: Web (responsive for tablet and smartphones)
Documentation: complete, online on the support page.
Description by the company:

Supercharge your website with H5P

H5P makes it easy to create, share and reuse HTML5 content and applications. H5P empowers everyone to create rich and interactive web experiences more efficiently – all you need is a web browser and a web site with an H5P plugin.

Mobile friendly content

H5P content is responsive and mobile friendly, which means that users will experience the same rich, interactive content on computers, smartphones and tablets alike.

Share rich content

H5P enables existing CMSs and LMSs to create richer content. With H5P, authors may create and edit interactive videos, presentations, games, advertisements and more. Content may be imported and exported. All that is needed to view or edit H5P content is a web browser. Rich content, applications and content components may be shared here on H5P.org.

Free to use

H5P is a completely free and open technology, licensed with the MIT license. Demos/downloads, tutorials and documentation are all available for users who want to join the community.

Source: https://h5p.org/

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