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Moodle 4 Administration - Fourth Edition

By : Alex Büchner
Book Image

Moodle 4 Administration - Fourth Edition

By: Alex Büchner

Overview of this book

This updated fourth edition of the classic Moodle Administration guide has been written from the ground up and covers all the new Moodle features in great breadth and depth. The topics have also been augmented with professional diagrams, illustrations, and checklists. The book starts by covering basic tasks such as how to set up and configure Moodle and perform day-to-day administration activities. You’ll then progress to more advanced topics that show you how to customize and extend Moodle, manage authentication and enrolments, and work with roles and capabilities. Next, you'll learn how to configure pedagogical and technical Moodle plugins and ensure your LMS complies with data protection regulations. Then, you will learn how to tighten Moodle’s security, improve its performance, and configure backup and restore procedures. Finally, you'll gain insights on how to compile custom reports, configure learning analytics, enable mobile learning, integrate Moodle via web services, and support different types of multi-tenancy. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to set up an efficient, fully fledged, and secure Moodle system.
Table of Contents (24 chapters)

Customizing the Moodle app’s appearance

Most organizations use the app as is, but some wish to change the app’s look and feel. The beauty of the Moodle app is that its appearance can also be adapted from the outside—that is, from Moodle itself. The following three aspects can be adjusted:

  • The app’s login logo
  • The app’s look and feel via remote themes
  • The app banner behavior when accessing the site via a mobile browser

Changing the app’s login logo

The app’s login screen displays the standard Moodle logo. If the site’s logo has been configured at Site administration | Appearance | Logos, it will be shown on the user’s login screen. To compare the two versions, check out the following screenshots:

Figure 11.17 – Moodle app login logo (standard and custom)

Bear in mind that this feature is only available on the Pro and Premium app plans, respectively.

Changing the...