Essential theme has been updated to a new version for Moodle 2.9 & 3.0 with new features and fixed bugs.
In a recent post on Moodle Themes forum, Gareth J Barnard posted about the release of the new version and the changes in the theme. The new feature of particular note is the addition of the new ‘Style guide’ settings page. It is an adapted copy of the Bootstrap V2.3.2 documentation that shows the Bootstrap framework in use with the additional Moodle and Essential styles. Read More
Moodle site administrators are responsible for keeping it upgraded to the latest Moodle version and managing the Moodle site like the site backup, plugins update etc.
They adopt a lot of different strategies to keep your site updated, however there are some advantages and disadvantages for most of the them. Read More
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
Moodle 3.0 the latest stable version with cutting edge features and lot of improvements is released today and can be downloaded from the regular download page https://download.moodle.org/ or GitHub.
The official Moodle mobile has been updated to a new version 2.5 with course search and self-enrolment support.
In a recent announcement on Moodle forums, Juan Leyva; the developer of the official Mobile app, has posted about the release of the new version. Read More
UprgadeDB plugin is basically meant for developers to help them in designing new plugins and this plugin allows the developers to install new tables into Moodle DB using xmldb files completely under developer control.
You can choose which install.xml table want to install in place to install all tables and upgrade tables whenever you want. At present you can’t delete the tables which contains any data in it and in future you can add new columns and empty tables using this plugin Read More
Have you also encountered the situation when your Moodle site is upgraded from a previous version and contains a lot of redundant users and courses which are clogging up the system, if so then this forum thread is of many helps to you. Started by Greg Bird the forum thread discuss about the positives and negatives of going with a clean install on upgrading the site. Read More