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Joanna Barnfield

Digital Marketing Specialist | I assist existing and potential clients along their e-learning journey | Open Source Technology advocate | Totara and Moodle enthusiast
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How to keep your Moodle site up to date by checking your Moodle cron

by Joanna Barnfield | Apr 07, 2015 | Blog

A common problem we see when performing healthchecks of our customers' Moodle sites is the "cron" process not working. It's configured correctly, and starts to run but doesn't get to the end. There can be a variety of causes for this, such as database issues or problems with third-party plugins.[...]

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The Ultimate How-To: Merge user accounts in Moodle

by Joanna Barnfield | Oct 29, 2014 | Blog, Moodle, Moodle Tips

Duplicate user accounts in Moodle is a huge problem. Often, users forget that they already have an account or don't know that they can change their email address within their existing Moodle account, thus they then create a new account or a new one is created for them.

The problem with this is[...]

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How to share questions between Moodle courses

by Joanna Barnfield | Oct 22, 2013 | Blog

I was asked by a client recently if a question bank is specific to a course. It is, but it’s possible to share them across courses. This might be a better solution to duplicating questions using the question bank import/export functionality.

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