Essential V2.8.1.4 for Moodle 2.8 released

In a recent update to the most popular Essential theme, Gareth J Barnard the current maintainer has released the updated version with fixed bugs and fixes.

Essential is a clean and customizable theme for all supported Moodle versions. Essential is tested and tried by thousands of users, and ranks number one for all available third party themes.

The current version incorporates the following adjustments:

- FIX: Social icons when collapsed.
- FIX: Default user pix as svg in IE.
- FIX: Print adjustments.
- FIX: Issue #466: Forum overflow.
- FIX: Issue #471: Descriptions on profile page truncated.
- FIX: Issue #475: Popup layout does not get all settings for fonts.php.
- FIX: Issue #476: Essential hidden category headings.
- NEW: Updated to FontAwesome 4.3.0 with WOFF2 font support.  Requires 2.8.5+ (Build: 20150313) -
- NEW: Dynamic WOFF2 support based upon Moodle version - see: MDL-49074.

To download the latest version of the Essential theme please check out this link:

Essential theme is downloaded more than 318k times till date and is currently being maintained by Gareth J Barnard.

Here is a quick video intro of the essential theme.



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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