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How to copy individual activities and pages between courses in Moodle

Sometimes you have a collection of pages or a topic from another course that you would like to have in ...
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Moodle admin hint #8 Check performance overview

As an admin you sometimes make changes in your administration settings to check issues and forget to switch things back ...
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Moodle admin hint #7 Automated backups

FOR ADMINISTRATORS ONLY You won’t need it now but I guarantee when you least expect it, someone will accidentally delete ...
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How to use the template plugin in Moodle

This is one of the most useful plugins I have ever used. This plugin lets you create course templates, where ...
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Moodle admin hint #6 Edit the config file

DO NOT CHANGE ANY SETTINGS IN YOUR MOODLE CONFIG FILE UNLESS YOU REALLY KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING AS YOU ...
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Moodle admin hint #2 Run CRON manually

This is something you should not have to do on production but you may need to do this on your ...
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Moodle web service links. Getting started with PHP web services.

If you have experimented with the Moodle Web Services then you will find there are pockets of information that can ...
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Moodle admin hint #1 Purge the Moodle Cache

When things go a little crazy and people are asking why icons are missing or why a theme change hasn’t ...
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Moodle admin hint #5 Read log files

Someone will undoubtedly do something wrong or an issue will arise where you need to go searching through the log ...
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Moodle admin hint #4 Turn on debugging

WARNING: On your production server you should never have to do this unless there is absolutely no other choice. Use ...
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How to manage image sizes in Moodle content

A common dilemma for Moodle content is the size of images. If you set the image size at 100%, everything ...
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How to embed a static page inside a Moodle content page

Sometimes you may want to embed a static page inside your Moodle course content. Why would you want to do ...
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