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
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
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
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