error/invalidmssqlnativetype

I wrote a plugin for a client that worked perfectly on my localhost LAMP installation, but failed when running on their production site that uses MSSQL as the database. The error occurred when setting the status of a column in the database to ‘1’. Viewing the insert does not reveal to much, so at first…

User report

Yesterday a client contacted me about some users. They needed to check each of the users in turn to see what they had been doing on the site. Some of these users were in cohorts while others were not. If the user was in a cohort, they also wanted to know the cohort name.  …

Moodle Office Integration: Pawn Sacrifice At The LMS Chessboard?

Source: Moodle Office Integration: Pawn Sacrifice At The LMS Chessboard? | Moodle News A young (and ongoing) discussion on Microsoft Office integration within Moodle, taking place on the Moodle Forums, is starting to look like a new instance of that old battle between two eternally clashing ideologies. The twist here is that, if the two do not concede…

Essentials theme updated

The Essentials theme has gone through another round of updates for Moodle 2.9, 3.0 and 3.1. Click on the link below to read the original post post from Gareth J Barnard at Moodle.org – https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=347281#p1400785   M2.9 – V2.9.1.23: https://moodle.org/plugins/pluginversion.php?id=13208 M3.0 – V3.0.1.16: https://moodle.org/plugins/pluginversion.php?id=13209 M3.1 – V3.1.1.8 : https://moodle.org/plugins/pluginversion.php?id=13210 M2.9 – V2.9.1.23: – FIX: Issue #794: Hidden…

SCORM full page width using Current window

When it comes to SCORM content, you have two options – Popup or Current window. As a rule we pretty much always use the Popup option, because it gives us the biggest viewing area for our content. I was asked recently if it would be possible to open the SCORM activity in a new tab,…