New Moodle users coming from different background or due to their inexperience with Moodle interface often find it difficult to navigate around the Moodle pages. Moodle similar to other Learning Management Systems comes with its own learning curve which takes some time and patience to get used to it. Read More
Event reminders plugin for Moodle has been updated to a new version compatible for Moodle 3.0. Event reminder plugin for Moodle can be used to automatically send the reminders for Moodle calendar events in a timely manner via Moodle message interface. Read More
Now you can completely customize the layout of sections in your Moodle course using the new Board course format plugin which is released for Moodle 3.0 version.
Board aka grid course format plugin allows you to have full flexibility between sections and columns. You can choose the quantity and width of columns and sections in each column which makes it very easy to customize the layout of the course.
The plugin also comes with a designer mode which can be turned on from the course settings page to check the position and size of the sections as it will show the sections with a different color background.
When I tested the Board format on my local development server, I found that the plugin is very good for use and plan the layout according to your requirements but the number of fields for sections displayed on the course settings page is too much making to scroll all the way down to save the course settings.
Create flexible course layouts using the Board course format plugin
Another new feature added to the most popular open source LMS i.e. Moodle in the latest version is to keep your site upgrades secure using the Upgrade Key. Upgrade key is a new mechanism to protect your Moodle site during Moodle core update and/or a plugin installation/update. Read More
Now, Since the Moodle 3.0 has entered into the Beta version which was released in previous week, so its time to upgrade all the plugins for this new version.
Moodle HQ developer, David Mudrak has announced about the Moodle plugin Triathlon which is a mini-competition among the Moodle plugin developers. I believe that is a nice way to motivate the plugin developers to upgrade their plugins soon. To participate in the competition, you are supposed to: Read More
Next General Moodle developer meeting is scheduled on 21st October 2015 07:00 UTC. A Developer Meeting is an open forum for all people around the world who are interested in Moodle development. Read More