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

New Plugin – Checkmark and Checkmark report

September 8th, 2015

New additions to the Moodle plugins database this week are Checkmark activity module and Checkmark report plugin.

The Checkmark activity module allows teachers to obtain information about the assignments completed by the students prior to a lesson whereas the Checkmark report (local/checkmarkreport) is an extension to the module checkmark and shows the marks and grades for one or more checkmarks in a tabular form. Read More

Send webmail-like messages to users using the Mail plugin

July 24th, 2015

The “Mail” plugin for Moodle which allows users to send webmail-like messaging to other users has been updated to a new version with fixed bugs and fixtures.

This plugin allows users to send messages to each other, using an interface and features similar to webmail clients. Messages are tied to courses, users can only contact other participants in courses they are enrolled. Reading/sending of messages is done through a new item in the navigation block called “My Mail”. Read More

New Plugin: Question Filters

May 28th, 2015

Another new plugin released this week is question filters which enables additional search option within questions in large question banks.

It is a local plugin and enhances the question bank with following search fields: Read More

Fullscreen toggle button for your Moodle site

May 22nd, 2015

Another new plugin added to the Moodle plugins directory named as “Fullscreen toggle button” which expands the content area by hiding all side blocks and make the central column fill the screen.  This is especially useful when viewing embedded videos and SCORM packages.

It supports all the themes which are based on bootstrapbase including the Clean theme are supported. The plugin is developed by Barry Oosthuizen, and maintained by The University of Nottingham. Read More