LMS Setup

(Admin) How to configure the Labster LTI 1.3 tool in Moodle

In this article, we will guide you through the process of configuring the Labster LTI 1.3 tool specifically for Moodle. As an administrator, you play a crucial role in ensuring a smooth integration of the Labster tool into your learning management system. We will provide you with step-by-step instructions, tips, and best practices to successfully set up and optimize the Labster LTI 1.3 tool within your Moodle environment.


  • You must have Administrator credentials for the Moodle installation to be able to set up the LTI 1.3 tool.

  • You must have received a custom tool URL from your Labster Customer Success Manager. This is the URL that you will need to apply on step 5 of the registration process.

  • You must have Moodle Version 3.10 or later installed.

Step-by-step instructions

Configuring the Labster LTI key

  1. Log into Moodle as an Administrator

  2. Select Site Administration in the Administration panel on the left side of the screen

  3. Select Plugins

  4. Under Activity modules, scroll down to External tool and select Manage tools

  5. Enter the custom tool URL provided by your Labster Implementation Specialist and click Add LTI Advantage

  6. Under Tools, locate the Labster tool and click Activate

After activating the tool, take a moment to open the tool settings and verify if all the services have been set up correctly:

  • Supports Deep Linking (Content-Item Message): Checked

    Supports Deep Linking (Content-Item Message): Checked


  • IMS LTI Assignment and Grade Services: Use this Service for grade sync and column management

  • IMS LTI Names and Role Provisioning: Use this service to retrieve members' information as per privacy settings

  • Tool Settings: Use this service


  • Share launcher's name with tool: Always

  • Share launcher's email with tool: Always

  • Accept grades from the tool: Always

Upon verifying that the services and privacy settings have been accurately configured, kindly remember to click the "Save changes" button to ensure the updated settings are securely applied.


You have successfully registered the Labster LTI 1.3 tool! To ensure that the tool has been configured properly, we kindly request you add a simulation to a course and access it using a student account. This will help verify the functionality of the tool. 👇

Additionally, you can read more about the features and specifications of Labster <> LMS integration here.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to our support team if you have any questions or are in need of assistance.