Essential theme Beta for Moodle 3.1 released – Seeking feedback @GJBarnard #MoodleThemes

June 20th, 2016

Essential theme for Moodle which was successfully crowdfunded within a single day has been updated to a new Beta Version compatible with Moodle 3.1 In a recent announcement on Moodle forums, Gareth thanked all the sponsors for their donations and their overwhelming support.

Gareth is again seeking the community support for testing the theme for any issues with Moodle 3.1. You can help with the testing by downloading the theme from the GitHub page here and then you need to extract the zip file to the themes folder and rename it to ‘essential’.

Essential theme for Moodle beta version released for Moodle 3.1 #MoodleThemesThe new version consists of few changes like:

  • Two new (plus alternatives) colour settings for the striped element of tables
  • fixed the carousel for RTL

To check out the complete list of changes in the new version, please check out this link.

Gareth also mentioned about the credit for all the sponsors will be mentioned in the final version of the readme file at the end of the crowdfunding campaign.

Gareth has not released the theme on Moodle Plugins database to reduce the inadvertent placement on production servers. This version has to be tested on the development server only and is NOT MEANT FOR PRODUCTION servers.

So, what are you waiting for. Download your copy now and test it in your development server and share your feedback with Gareth about the most popular Moodle theme.