‘Alpha’ version of Essential theme for Moodle 2.9 available for testing

In a recent update to the Essential theme – one of the most downloaded themes in the Moodle plugins database, the ‘Alpha’ version of the essential theme is released for Moodle 2.9 version only for test servers and not for production servers.

According to the release announcement by Gareth J Barnard, the update includes:

  • NEW: Update icons.
  • NEW: Update quiz LESS.
  • NEW: Update moodle LESS.
  • NEW: Convert jQuery from pluginfile.php to AMD.
  • NEW: Convert carousel to AMD.
  • NEW: Update ‘Essentials’ child theme for M2.9 changes above.

Essential Theme Screenshot

You can download the Alpha version of the Essential theme for Moodle 2.9 from this github link. You can download the stable version of the Essential theme from this link: https://moodle.org/plugins/view/theme_essential

Thanks Gareth J Barnard for maintaining the one of the best moodle theme.

Reference: https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=315755



Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh, passionate about using Moodle in improving the Indian Education System and reaching the students in far flung areas where still education seems to be a impossible prospect of life. He is the author of the popular Moodle Book "How to use Moodle 2.7". In October 2016, Jaswinder was elected as the Moodle User's Association Committee member - the first to make it from India.

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