Lost Admin rights on your Moodle Site – Assign admin role to other user #MoodleTips

December 22nd, 2015

During the testing or development times there may be chances when you might have accidentally lost access to your admin account and couldn’t reset it without any means like no forget password (which may not be working on localhost).

It may happen while working around with roles where tempering with admin role will result in no admin account for the site like it happened with Pedro Cruz. Read More

Auto assign parents role based on custom profile field using Autoenrol Parents plugin

October 14th, 2015

Another plugin updated recently on Moodle plugins database is Autoenrol Parents which allows you to automatically assign parents, mentors or managers role to users based on a custom profile fields.

Autoenrol parents plugins will be very handy for Moodle administrators who have to manually assign roles to the parents on their site. Based on a piece of information in a custom profile field in the learners profile, their parents, mentors or managers can easily be assigned automatically. There is a basic configuration screen that let’s you select the role to assign, and which information you want to compare against. Read More

Block HTML (Per Role) updated for Moodle 2.9

September 11th, 2015

HTML (per role) block is a very useful block to show different content to distinct roles at the same layout location within a moodle course. It has been updated to a new version to support all Moodle versions from 2.2 onwards.

It is very useful block to improve the usability of your Moodle site as you can display different content to the users based on their roles on your site. Read More