Export your site settings easily using the Admin Presets plugin #MoodlePlugins

August 26th, 2016

If you are a site administrators who has to manage multiple Moodle sites like Development, Production or other instances with almost similar settings, then you might have observed a lot of pain in configuring the same settings again and again. Read More

Lost Admin rights on your Moodle Site – Assign admin role to other user #MoodleTips

December 22nd, 2015

During the testing or development times there may be chances when you might have accidentally lost access to your admin account and couldn’t reset it without any means like no forget password (which may not be working on localhost).

It may happen while working around with roles where tempering with admin role will result in no admin account for the site like it happened with Pedro Cruz. Read More

General thoughts on upgrading your Moodle Site #Moodle

December 6th, 2015

Moodle site administrators are responsible for keeping it upgraded to the latest Moodle version and managing the Moodle site like the site backup, plugins update etc.

They adopt a lot of different strategies to keep your site updated, however there are some advantages and disadvantages for most of the them. Read More

Improved plugin dependencies – New feature in Moodle 3.0 #Moodle3.0

November 30th, 2015

Moodle 3.0 which is the latest stable release of the most popular open source LMS on the earth i.e. “Moodle” has got a lot of new features which will really amaze you. Among the all features, the features which is meant for Moodle site administrators is Plugin Administration. Read More

Automated testing for Moodle administrators by Damyon Wiese

November 10th, 2015

Damyon Wiese, the Moodle community member from Australia presented during the MoodleMoot Australia 2015 (#mootau15) on the topic “Automated Testing for Moodle Administrators”.

The video recording for the presentation session is now made available by Moodle HQ which is worth watching of just 15 minutes and if you are a Moodle site administrator then it can be invaluable to watch this recording and implement automated testing for your Moodle site. Read More

Capability explorer plugin updated for Moodle 3.0

November 3rd, 2015

Capability explorer plugin which is an admin tool plugin and is primarily designed to help Moodle administrators understand how Moodle’s capability system works, has been updated to a new version supporting Moodle 2.9 & Moodle 3.0

According to the plugin description: Read More

#MoodleTip – How to Limit concurrent logins from same user on your Moodle Site

October 8th, 2015

Many times Moodle Site administrators are concerned about multiple logins from same user on their Moodle site. By default Moodle doesn’t prohibit multiple logins from same user account. If a user is concerned about this, they can view their Browser sessions page which provides information about current browser sessions with the associated IP address. Read More

Moodle Security for Non Techies by Shane Elliott #iMoot15 #MoodleWorld #MoodleTip

October 8th, 2015

During the iMoot 2015 #imoot15 Shane Elliot, the Managing Director of Pukunui International, a leading online education services company, has shared his presentation about the security of your Moodle Site for Non Techies.

In the presentation he discusses the basic questions about the security of a Moodle site like “Is my site secure?” “Can anybody in the world see my course?” “I heard that the server got hacked – I don’t even know what that means!” “What should I do?” Read More

Moosh updated to a new version with fixed bugs and fixes

September 23rd, 2015

MOOSH utility, which stands for MOOdle SHell & inspired by Drush – similar tool for Drupal. It is a commandline tool that will allow you to perform most common Moodle tasks.

The MOOSH utility has been updated to a new version 0.20 with fixed bugs and new features (see our previous coverage about MOOSH here). Acc. to the release notes of the latest release, the changes are: Read More

YouTube Video: Integration between Moodle and Google Apps for education #mootus15

September 18th, 2015

Another great video session recording from the presentation given by Robert Puffer during MoodleMoot US 2015, which was held between 4-6 August, has been put up on YouTube by Moodle HQ.

The session discusses about the integration of the Google Apps for Education and Moodle. Its a worth watching session of 23 minutes for the administrators who wants to setup their Moodle site alongwith Google Apps for Education. Read More