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Block: Login & logout

Type: Block
Requires: Moodle 1.9 or later
Status: Contributed
Maintainer(s): IMYCA - Universidad de Carabobo - Venezuela


Block to login and exit moodle. Developed for moodle 1.9 or later. It has two views: first is like to standard login block which changes to second view when user is logged, showing the following information:

  • Greeting: Good Morning, Good Afternoon or Good Evening is displayed in block header. It is user's time dependent and is calculated using the server's time and the user's timezone.
  • User full Name: click to go to the user's profile.
  • User's image.
  • Logout Button: click to exit moodle.
  • Update Profile: click to go to the user data in edit mode.
  • Last login: shows date and time of the last user login. It is different from the last access to the server (showed in user profile).

How to install

  • Download and unzip login_logout.zip file
  • Copy login_logout folder to ./blocks folder of your moodle installation
  • Login as Administrator, click on "Notifications" and then "continue"
  • Click on "Turn editing on" button
  • Add "Login/Logout" block in your frontpage (if standard login block is added, remove it). It can added in others moodle areas too (mymoodle, courses, etc.)
  • Select a good position for your new block and move it
  • It has two language files: english and spanish. Other language users can translate english strings (using "Edit words or phrases" utility inside moodle)

That's all.

Luis De Sousa
IMYCA - Facultad de Ingeniería
Universidad de Carabobo

Record added by Luis De Sousa - Monday, 4 August 2008, 10:50 PM
Last modified - Tuesday, 3 March 2009, 5:36 AM