Shoehorn theme Beta version released for Moodle 3.0 #MoodleThemes #Moodle

If you are looking to upgrade your Moodle site to the latest Moodle version i.e. Moodle 3.0 and waiting for the themes and plugins to be updated for it, then now its time to be happy as the Shoehorn theme developed by Gareth J Barnard has been released in a Beta version for Moodle 3.0.

Shoehorn is very popular theme among the Moodle themes database and is a very clean and innovative theme based on Bootstrap version 3.

The complete list of changes in the new Beta version are:

  • Initial beta version for Moodle 3.0.
  • Update to FontAwesome 4.5.
  • Update to BS 3.3.6.
  • Fix typo in toolbox::grid().
  • Improvements to child theme support.
  • Improvements / fixes to layout block areas when editing.
  • Dotted borders on empty block areas when editing.
  • Start of PHPUnit tests.
  • Report layouts have a different HTML tag background to cope with overflow, whilst others have the footer to cope with lack of content.
Shoehorn theme
Shoehorn theme snapshot from

You can grab the latest Beta version of Shoehorn theme here.

Which are the other themes which you want to be upgraded for Moodle 3.0 soon. What are the features in Shoehorn theme which impress you. Do let us know in the comments below.


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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