Essential theme updated for Moodle 2.9, 3.0 and 3.1 @gjbarnard

July 21st, 2016

Essential theme for Moodle has been updated to a new version for Moodle 2.9, 3.0 and 3.1 with updated bug fixes, new features and improvements. However, the version for Moodle 3.1 is still Release candidate which means it is ready for release unless significant bugs emerge. 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

Enrol users in a course after earning a badge using Badge enrolment plugin #MoodlePlugins #Moodle

December 14th, 2015

There may be situations when you want your students to enrol in a course only after passing the introductory course and earning a badge there.

Badge Enrolment plugin is another new plugin in the Moodle Plugins database extending the badge plugins set; which allows you to setup the enrollment criteria for your Moodle course such that the users can only enrol into a course when they have one or more required site badges. Read More

New Plugin – Enroll students in your course using Bitcoin payment gateway

August 12th, 2015

Bitcoin is a new enrollment plugin added to the Moodle plugins database which helps admins and webmasters use Bitcoin as the payment gateway.

Bitcoin is one of the popular payment gateways and offers considerable number of features unsupported by other payment gateways like Paypal. The installation and usage instructions are mentioned on the plugin description page. Read More

10 key Moodle terms explained by

July 18th, 2015

Since some of the key terms in Moodle terminology can be intimidating for a new Moodler, so has published a quick list for the key terms to help newbies learn Moodle easily.

According to the original post (read the original post here and here): Read More

Show remaining enrollment time to users via Enrolment Timer block

March 19th, 2015

Enrolment timer block is a useful utility which can be used to display the remaining time enrolled in a course with live countdown to the users using JavaScript.

This block provides the functionality to display the time a user has left in their enrolment period. There are many settings to choose from to customise the way this is displayed to the user; i.e. in text, with numbers, customisable units and so on. Read More