1. Sign up on poodll.com

To use Read Aloud for Poodll you will need an account on poodll.com. If you do not have a Poodll subscription you can signing up for a free trial at: https://poodll.com/try-poodll/

2. Visit the Poodll Dashboard

Visit your Poodll member dashboard at : https://member.poodll.com

When you register for a free trial or a subscription, you will receive an email with your username and password. If you do not receive the email (check your spam and promotions folders too) you can request it again by entering your email at: https://member.poodll.com/login/forgot_password.php 

2. Register your site URLs

Poodll authenticates your site URLs as they appear in the Moodle site configuration file. Your registration is checked against that when Poodll runs. To register your site URL, go to https://member.poodll.com and enter your Moodle site's URL/domain (start from http/https).Poodll will not run if your site URLs are not registered, so you must complete this step.

You can enter up to 5 URLs as long as they are all for your organization. 

3. Copy your API User and API Secret

Poodll uses your API user and API secret to allow your site users access to Poodll services. You will find your API user and secret on your school page at https://member.poodll.com 

You will need these when you setup Poodll plugins on your Moodle site. Either copy them now or come back here and copy them after you install the plugins.from your Poodll member dashboar

4. Install the Poodll ReadAloud

You can get the plugin here: https://moodle.org/plugins/mod_readaloud

Installation instructions are here: Installing Read Aloud

5. Set the API username and secret 

In the settings page for Read Aloud for Poodll, you can add the API username and secret. Do this at:

Site Administration -> Plugins -> Activities -> Read Aloud Activity

After adding the API username and secret and clicking "Save changes", you can confirm that everything is okay by pressing the "Refresh license information" link.

When you renew or upgrade your subscription (e.g., from a free trial to a paid membership) the Read Aloud settings will update automatically. However, it may take up to 12 hours for the changes to the settings to come through. Click "Refresh license information" to pull the changes immediately. 

6. Start using Read Aloud for Poodll

At this point the plugin should be ready to use. For more documentation and videos about Read Aloud, visit


Refer to the Read Aloud demo course to see a full course:


To get started quickly, download our Read Aloud course and restore it on your own site.