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Moodle Administration

By : Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner
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Moodle Administration

By: Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Moodle Administration
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Moodle Themes

Moodle provides a flexible skinning mechanism to brand your site according to existing guidelines. Before we create our own theme, we first have to cover a number of basics.

Selecting a Moodle Theme

Moodle comes with a number of standard themes, which are chosen via Appearance | Themes | Theme Selector in the Site Administration block:

There are 15 themes in the standard Moodle distribution. Additional user-created themes also appear in this list. There is a database of public Moodle themes, which you access via the Themes link in the main menu of Alternatively, you can also commission a Moodle Partner to develop a professional theme for your site.

To select a theme, press the Choose button, which activates the skin straightaway. Most themes provide a Preview and some textual Information, with some also offering a Screenshot.

Theme Types

Like roles, themes are assigned in different contexts, namely Site (System), User, Course, and Category. However, two...