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Theme Rendering Issues

If you are having issues with theme rendering particularly after restoring a site to a new server...

Repeating Rows in MySQL and MariaDB

You might come across a need to repeat a row a set number of times in your SQL. There's an easy w...

Upgrading between Moodle Stable Versions with Git

Due to the large diveregences between moodle stable versions in the Moodle git repository (e.g. M...

Collation is not valid for character set

If you get an error like this when saving data (e.g. creating a new user): COLLATION 'utf8_bin' ...

SCSS Max Execution Time Reached

If you have a site where the theme is not displaying correctly and you have confirmed it is not r...

HTTPS Conversion Tool

The latest versions of Moodle include a HTTPS conversion which helps you search for and change ov...

Uninstall Missing Plugins

The Site administration > Plugins > Plugins overview page is a really important section to ...

Search Engine Indexing

There are two settings in your Moodle related to search engine indexing of the site. These can be...

Add Site Admins through cfg.php tool

You can use the site configuration admin/cli/cfg.php tool to add a site admin if you know the use...

SQLInjection Protection

One of the most important things you can do if you are developing your own Moodle plugins is to e...

Web Service Course or Activity not Accessible

If you are using a web service function like enrol_manual_enrol_users to enrol users into a cours...

Web Service Responses in JSON Format

To get web service responses in JSON format (e.g. with the REST protocol), you can pass the query...

User Profile Field Select Options

If you need to get the list of user profile field select options for your plugin, you can query t...

Showing additional fields on user profile page

The fields displayed on the user profile page (public profile) are controlled by the code in lib/...

Office 365 Email Settings

A few tips when configuring an Office 365 email account for your SMTP server settings in Moodle: ...

Mahara and Google Analytics

You can add the Google Analytics script snippet to a configuration parameter called additionalhtm...

Language Pack Cache

You can purge the language pack cache through the Cache Administration page. Simply find the Lang...

Too Many Connections

When your Moodle database is overloaded you might see errors like this (MySQL/MariaDB) in your PH...

Setting up a Scheduled Task for your Plugin

Ther are two parts to setting up a scheduled task in your plugin. Create the task class under c...

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