Create Awesome course layouts using these Top 11 Moodle course formats #Moodle

September 26th, 2016

Moodle as the name suggests is Modular in nature from the heart and allows you to expand the functionality as desired. That is one of the main reason for wide popularity of Moodle to adapt the learning & training needs of different sectors through the extensions/plugins. Moodle contains more than 52 different types of plugins through which you can extend the features to cater your specific requirements. Read More

Let students request for recommendations using the Recommendation letters requests plugin #Moodleplugin

September 13th, 2016

Have you ever thought of asking your learners to get recommendations letters before considering them for admissions?  Marina Glancy has developed a new activity plugin which helps you in setting up the recommendation letter requests within moodle course. Read More

Just In – Moodle 3.1.2, 3.0.6, 2.9.8 and 2.7.16 available for download #Moodle

September 12th, 2016

Moodle has released the latest minor point versions for all the supported branches i.e. Moodle 3.1.2, 3.0.6, 2.9.8 and 2.7.16 with bug fixes and small improvements. So, if you are managing a Moodle site, then it is recommended to upgrade your sites to the new version. Read More

Give freedom to students of creating/selecting their own groups using Group Self Selection plugin #Moodleplugins

September 8th, 2016

Have you ever thought of giving freedom to your students for choosing other students in their group? or Allow them to choose their own preferred groups? Now you can give complete freedom to your learners with all the group selection headaches by using the Group Self-Selection plugin. Read More

Interesting discussion going on about Pluggable Audio/Video players in Moodle #Moodlecommunity

August 25th, 2016

There is an interesting discussion going on in Moodle developers forums right now about introducing pluggable audio video players in Moodle instead of a single player so that the site administrators can choose which players suits best for their purpose. Read More

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

#Moodle 3.1.1, 3.0.5, 2.9.7, 2.7.15 available now

July 12th, 2016

#Moodle HQ has released the point releases for its currently stable releases in the form of 3.1.1, 3.0.5, 2.9.7 & 2.7.15. You can download the updated from the usual download channel – or git repository. This is the first point release for Moodle 3.1 branch. Read More

Periods course format updated for Moodle 3.1 #MoodlePlugins

June 6th, 2016

Periods Course format has been updated to a new version supporting Moodle 3.1 and Moodle 3.0. The periods course format plugin is very similar to weekly course format but you can set the duration for each section in days/weeks/months and years also. Read More

Moodle 3.0.4, 2.9.6, 2.8.12 & 2.7.14 released #Moodle

May 9th, 2016

Moodle has released the point releases of the currently supported Moodle versions i.e. Moodle 3.0.4, 2.9.6, 2.8.12 & 2.7.14 and the new versions are available for downlaod from the Moodle download site as well as the Github page of the Moodle project.

This release is the last release of Moodle 2.8 which was released in Nov 2014 and the previous LTS version of Moodle i.e. Moodle 2.7 will be supported for security fixes for another year. Similarly, Moodle 2.9 will be supported for security issues only after this release. Read More

Moodle 3.1 release delayed by 2 weeks #Moodle #Moodle3.1

March 31st, 2016

Moodle 3.1 the next LTS version of Moodle which was scheduled to be release in the Second week of May is delayed by 2 weeks due to final touch-up of amazing new features coming in this version.

In a recent announcement on Moodle Forums, Marina Glancy – The development process manager at Moodle HQ, has announced about the delay in release of Moodle 3.1. According to the announcement: Read More