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Moodle Administration

By : Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner
Book Image

Moodle Administration

By: Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner

Overview of this book

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

Look and Feel: Good Practice


Nothing is right or wrong when it comes to VLE design and layout. But there are a number of good practice guidelines, which should help you to produce a professional look and feel that represents the corporate identity of your organization.

Consistency

The key to theme development is consistency. In order to guarantee a good learning experience, it is important that the look and feel is coherent throughout the site. Links should all look identical, blocks should be arranged consistently, and so on.

While it is tempting to be very creative with styles in Moodle themes and the arrangement of blocks, bear in mind that good design principles still apply!

Supporting Different Browsers

Make sure you test your styles in multiple browsers on different operating systems. Unfortunately, Moodle themes are notorious for displaying correctly in one browser, but not in another. The introduction of the Internet Explorer specific style sheets has improved matters, but there is...