Generate Plugins Skeleton before starting development using this new Moodle plugin by Alexandru Elisei – GSOC #MoodleDev #gsoc16

September 15th, 2016

Essential theme for Moodle 3.1 – got 200% crowdfunding in a single day #MoodleCommunity @GJBarnard

June 17th, 2016

Essential theme for Moodle 3.1 is on its way to development after getting the 200% of the required goal through crowdfunding within a single day of posting. Many thanks from MoodleWorld team to all the supporters for funding the awesome theme and supporting its development. Read More

Show wordpress posts on your Moodle site using WordPress Feed block #MoodlePlugins

June 6th, 2016

WordPress, the most popular open source CMS based on PHP and MySQL is widely used by more than 26.4% of all websites over the globe. Many institutes, corporates, universities who are using Moodle as their Learning Management System (LMS) are using WordPress as their frontend Content Management System (CMS). Read More

#MootIEUK16 – Monitoring your Moodle services with Nagios by Michael Aherne

June 1st, 2016

Michael Aherne, from University of Strathclyde had presented during the recently concluded MoodleMoot Ireland UK 2016 about Monitoring your Moodle services with Nagios.

Nagios is a free and open source computer-software application that provides monitoring and alerting services for servers, switches, applications and services. Check out the official Nagios website here for complete details. 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

Feedback required for new Heatmap Block #MoodlePlugins

March 3rd, 2016

Michael de Raadt, Reserach Director at Moodle HQ has developed a new plugin termed as “Heatmap Block”. The heatmap block will display an overlay with heatmap of activities in your Moodle course which shows the total views and distinct views of the activity. Read More

New Moodle Theme – GoLogo by Mary Evans needs testing contribution from Moodle Community #MoodleThemes

February 22nd, 2016

Mary Evans is designing a new Moodle theme for Moodle 3.1 named “GoLogo” and seeks contribution from Moodle Community members in testing the same and providing your feedback.

In a recent post on Moodle forums, Mary posted about the release of the initial version of the GoLogo theme which is a simple theme with a lot of custom block regions and very few settings. 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

Share your Moodle Book resource on GitHub with Moodle Book GitHub tool #Moodle @djplaner

December 10th, 2015

David Jones, Academic at University of Southern Queensland, has shared a presentation titled “Opening up and enhancing Moodle books with GitHub, ePub, etc.”  The presentation covers the work done by David as a part of Moodle Open Book Project for the Moodle Book GitHub tool. Read More

Adding Travis CI support into your plugin #MoodleWorld #MoodleDev

November 20th, 2015

In the latest developer meeting held in October 2015 which we have covered here, Andrew Nicolas discussed about the Travis-CI integration vide Tracker issue – MDL-51458

The tracker issue is raised to make developers aware about the benefits of Travis-CI for developers and how to set things up so that you can use it during your moodle development. Read More