XMLDB Editor and Reserved Names

Source: XMLDB Editor and Reserved Names – Moodle Tips One (of the many) good reasons to use the XMLDB editor in Moodle rather than hacking the db/install.xml file directly is that it warns you if you use a reserved name. For example: The red Reserved text after [XML] in the screenshot is indicating that the…

Moodle Tips – Moodle development, administration and technical tips

Source: Moodle Tips – Moodle development, administration and technical tips There is a tool provided with Moodle to replace strings in your database with another value. This is very useful for things such as site address or domain name changes, and changes from non-SSL (http) to SSL (https). The tool can be accessed via the…

Resetting a user's password through the CLI – Moodle Tips

Source: Resetting a user’s password through the CLI – Moodle Tips If you have access to the Moodle server, you can use the admin/cli/reset_password.phpscript to reset passwords for users with the manual authentication method. To run this script (from the moodle root code directory), note you may need to sudo as a user with write…