Essential Theme – and (Beta) released

August 17th, 2015

Essential theme, one of the most popular themes in the Moodle themes database has been updated to another new version by the theme maintainer Gareth J Barnard. However, for Moodle 2.9 it is still in Beta version only but now without annoying ‘Development version….’ message. Read More

New Plugin – Questionmark QML Importer

August 10th, 2015

Questionmark QML Importer is another new plugin added to the Moodle plugins database which adds the ability to import QML files from Questionmark Perception into the Moodle question bank.

The imported questions will be imported into a category named after the TOPIC attribute which is present on each question inside the QML file. Read More

Auto dock all side blocks in Moodle

April 7th, 2015

While searching on the internet, I came up to a solution to dock all the side blocks on your Moodle site by default which I thought to share with all of my readers as it is a very handy and useful tip. Thanks to Jaswant Tak, for sharing such a nice tip through his blog. Read More

Handling question marks in Custom Menu item links

March 17th, 2015

In a recent thread on forums, one of the Moodler asked a question about adding a link in the custom menu. He was trying to add a link in the custom menu items field on the Theme settings page with having a question mark in between the link, due to which that particular link was opening in the same tab, whereas all other links were opening in the new tab because of the target=”_blank” attribute. Read More

URL downloader (Xpert) – attribute for the images downloaded from internet

March 12th, 2015

The recently released repository plugin ‘URL downloader (Xpert)’ repository allows a user to attribute an image downloaded via a URL to the copyright holder. Read More

New Repository plugin – Upload and attribute a file (Xpert)

March 11th, 2015

A lot of times you want to insert an image in your moodle course but you have to attribute the image to the original copyright holder. Here comes the new repository plugin “Upload and attribute a file (Xpert)” which will help you to easily upload and attribute the file to the copyright holder in a few easy clicks. Read More