Upgrade error

Over the weekend I tried to upgrade an old Moodle site from 3.3.2 to 3.6.3. I had done an upgrade the previous day that went well, so felt a little reckless, and decided to do the upgrade in one jump. Something to note at this point – I inherited the site from someone else. The…

Hiding profile fields using CSS

Recently a client asked me to hide some of the profile fields on their site. Just hiding the field, or even setting the field to disabled is pretty easy, because of the field ID. But in their case they did not only want the field hidden, they also wanted the associated label hidden as well.…

Emails from Moodle site marked as spam or not delivered to some domains

Source: https://turn-editing-on.blogspot.com/2019/03/emails-from-moodle-site-marked-as-spam-or-not-delivered-some-domains.html So you have cron working on your Moodle site but you have the annoying problem of emails from your site being marked as spam or not getting delivered at all to some email domains. For example, they might be delivered to a Gmail address (even if they’re going to the spam folder) but not to…

Enrolments Ahoy! Check Out The Latest Moodle Plugins To Manage Students Sign-Ons

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/enrolments-ahoy-check-out-the-latest-moodle-plugins-to-manage-students-sign-ons/ Do you want your plugin, theme, Moodle site or custom development featured in MoodleNews Plugin Magazine’s Top of 2018? Contact us (Twitter, Facebook) for sharing your latest work with the community. The following selection lets you systematically add users between systems, authenticate them and more. You will look good doing it. They all have been…

Animated Badges And Team Leaderboards, Just The Latest In The People’s Gamification Solution Favorite Level Up!

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/animated-badges-and-team-leaderboards-just-the-latest-in-the-peoples-gamification-solution-favorite-level-up/ It is not easy to stand out in increasingly crowded fields. Pioneers of learning gamification tools find themselves so popular that waves of copy-cats follow after new launch. What are the top players to do? If they are true leaders in their field, they’ve been plotting their next act for a while, ready to…

Speaking The Same Language At First Moodle Learning Analytics Community Call, Coming Up

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/speaking-the-same-language-at-first-moodle-learning-analytics-community-call-coming-up/   Save the date. August 28th will be the time when the Moodle Learning Analytics Working Group (working title) will gather online for the first Community Call. In the agenda there are introductions, a call for R&D partnerships, and a “Setting up the ‘Community of Inquiry’ model” seminar. Also, to agree upon a few definitions. It could be a…

GDPR-Proof Your Plugin With Moodle’s Privacy API And This Screencast

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/gdpr-proof-your-plugin-with-moodles-privacy-api-and-this-screencast/ If you are interested in making your plugin compliant with GDPR and staying on the European Moodle admins’ friendly side, the latest screencast by Moodle HQ is a must-see. It guides you towards implementing the Privacy API, Moodle’s solution for a compliant process of personal data management and traceability. Plugins can use the Privacy…

Record Unlimited Audio And Video In Moodle 3.5, No Plugins Required

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/record-unlimited-audio-and-video-in-moodle-3-5-no-plugins-required/ The Atto text editor, one of the two Moodle offers by default, now comes with the ability to record audio and video straight from the editing interface, beginning in Moodle 3.5. When enabled, the Atto editor will feature two new buttons on the options bar. To enable access to your device’s microphone and camera,…