HowToMoodle Blog

Do I need an SSL (TLS) certificate for my Moodle or Totara Learn site?

As part of our hosting plans, we include an SSL (TLS) certificate as standard. But, you may ask, what is it and do I need it? Here we address those queries...

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How to publish your course as an LTI tool in Moodle 3.1

If you haven't yet upgraded your Moodle site to 3.1, or are yet to take advantage of the new 3.1 features it brings, here is a new one for you to explore...

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How to share site wide activities and resources in Moodle and Totara Learn

If you have content that you would like to be available on your Moodle or Totara Learn site without the user needing to be enrolled in a course or logged in, you can add the content to the main menu block.

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HowToMoodle at World of Learning exhibition 2016

We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the World of Learning Conference and Exhibition again this year. The show, which will take place on 19th and 20th October at the NEC, Birmingham, will be featuring the latest in Learning & Development from a wide range of exhibitors, along[...]

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Totara LMS Key 9.0 features infographic

Following our recent in-depth blog on what's coming up in Totara 9.0, we have put together a handy visual summary of it's key features for you to download!

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Totara LMS: What's coming up in 9.0

As we approach the release date for Totara 9, the most highly anticipated major release of Totara LMS (and the first since the announcement of the fork from Moodle), here at HowToMoodle towers we’ve been having a dig around the preview site getting to know all of the exciting new features it’s[...]

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What is the Report Table Block in Totara LMS

by Ian MacKinnon | Aug 09, 2016 | Blog, Totara Tips

In the rapidly developing world of Totara, it’s easy to miss new updates and additions – especially if they’re not flagship features. One of the more recent additions from last year’s 2.9 release was the Report Table block, which, alongside the Report Manager and Report Graph blocks, could[...]

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Moodle Mobile 3.1.2 version release

Moodle HQ have recently launched the latest release of Moodle mobile - 3.1.2.

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Moodle 3.1 new feature: What is the Recycle Bin

Moodle HQ have recently released a new core plugin for Moodle 3.1, the Recycle Bin. This simply enables Moodle users to recover deleted course components, modules and entire courses if needed. In addition, the Recycle Bin is flexible, allowing administrators and/or users to determine the length[...]

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How to add additional options for your chosen text editor in Moodle or in Totara Learn

The two text editors most commonly used within Moodle and Totara LMS are Atto and Tiny MCE.

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