Create Awesome Course Layouts With These Top 11 Moodle Course Formats (2019 Updated)

Source: https://www.lmspulse.com/2019/moodle-top-course-formats-plugins/ By Jaswinder Singh -June 23, 2019 Updated on June 23rd, 2019. Since we last checked, the Grid course format skyrocketed in popularity. Here are the top 10 Course Format plugins by downloads in the last 12 months: Grid (11,873 downloads in the past 12 months) Collapsed Topics (10,650) Onetopic (10,607) Buttons (7,045) Tiles (5,556) Flexible…

Dangerous Vulnerability Found In Moodle 3.6.3, Earlier Versions Potentially Affected, Issue Not Yet Fix

Source: https://www.lmspulse.com/2019/dangerous-vulnerability-found-in-moodle-3-6-3-earlier-versions-potentially-affected-issue-not-yet-fix/ On April 28th, a vulnerability affecting Moodle 3.6.3 was documented by ethical hacker from Turkey Özkan Mustafa, aka AKKUŞ on his Pentest Blog. LMSPulse@lmspulse   URGENT: Review the Admin roles in your #Moodle site ASAP CVE-2019-11631 High Severity vulnerability foundÖzkan Mustafa Akkuş@ehakkus  (CVE-2019-11631) In Moodle 3.6.3 and in prior versions, the plugin installation area can…

Moodle versions in git

Source: Moodle Tips https://www.moodletips.com/moodle-versions-in-git/ All versions of Moodle are appropriately tagged in the Moodle git repository (git://git.moodle.org/moodle.git) so you can use the following to show the commits that relate to each version. Just a note too that major versions are branched using the convention MOODLE_XX_STABLE where XX is the version e.g. MOODLE_36_STABLE for Moodle 3.6. This gives you something…

Calculating the total number of forum posts from the course logs in Moodle

Source: https://turn-editing-on.blogspot.com/2019/04/calculating-total-number-of-forum-posts-from-course-logs-in-moodle.html Posted by Ravi Murugesan The course logs in Moodle contains a treasure trove of data for learning analytics. One of the numerous data points in the logs pertains to the forums in the course. If you’d like to calculate the total number of posts learners have made on the forums, how many posts were…

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…