Moodle Installation error – Database MySQL version 5.5.31 is required and you are running

August 12th, 2016

Yesterday while I was installing the Moodle 3.1 on my recently formatted laptop for development purpose in a XAMPP environment, I faced a peculiar error which halt the installation process on the Server checks page. 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

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

Moodle site stuck up in Maintenance mode – how to proceed??

August 26th, 2015

Recently one of my development Moodle site stuck up in the maintenance mode due to which I was not able to see any page on my Moodle site. A quick search on Moodle forums brought up so many tricks to restore the site back which I thought to share with all of my fellow readers. Read More