Check out this awesome plugin to find broken links in your #Moodle site

July 26th, 2016

Brendan Heywood, Moodle Developer at Catalyst IT, developed an awesome plugin Link crawler robot focused for helping the Moodle site administrators in identifying and fixing the broken links, slow and large links from a student perspective. Read More

Sanitize your Moodle production data for testing environments using Data Cleaner plugin #MoodlePlugins

June 16th, 2016

Its a standard practice to have multiple environments in a ‘pipeline’ leading to production at the end in the IT industry and similarly almost all Moodle users may have multiple Moodle environments for testing and development of new features in Moodle. Read More

Moodle Community Developer Meeting May 2016- Recording available now #MoodleDev

May 20th, 2016

Video recording of the Moodle Community Developer meeting held on 11th May, 2016 is now available online. The agenda for the recently concluded community developer meeting was Read More

Let students enroll in your #Moodle course easily using Enrolment key based self-registration plugin #MoodlePlugins

April 27th, 2016

Another new plugin released this week in Moodle plugins database is – “Enrolment key based self-registration” which effectively combines the email based self registration and then using the enrollment keys to enroll in a course into a single step.

As of now with the existing setup a student has to first fill out the registration page and then confirm the email through his email client. After confirmation, he has to navigate to the specific course and then enter the enrollment key to enroll himself in the course. Read More

Warn users while browsing non-production server using Environment Bar plugin #MoodlePlugins

April 7th, 2016

Moodle developers often works with multiple Moodle instances sometimes makes mistake in detecting the non-production environments. Nicholas Hoobin & Brendan Heywood has created a very simple and yet powerful plugin for all developers named Environment Bar which can save you from creating a havoc by identifying which server you currently reside on based on the URL. Read More

Add clean URL to your Moodle site using this Clean URL’s plugin @brendanheywood #Moodle #Moodledev

February 16th, 2016

Ever since Moodle has been introduced lot of persons requested to have the clean/semantic URL’s support like other CMS’s Drupal, Joomla etc. Clean URL’s may result in SEO friendly site, human readable URL’s when shared on social media sites, Better context of a page, eg what course is this forum in & ‘Hackable’ urls, going ‘up’ and also guessing urls is easier. Read More