Installing and upgrading help

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Upgrade to Moodle 3.5.6 issue
Picture of Naomi Mifsud Naomi Mifsud
1 Wed, Jun 19, 2019, 6:39 PM
Exception - Class 'core_search\manager' not found during upgrade process
Picture of Ben Laor Ben Laor
4 Tue, Jun 18, 2019, 8:25 PM
How do I add an admin or student template?
Picture of Arkady Mrad Arkady Mrad
2 Mon, Dec 10, 2018, 7:31 PM
Upgrade from 3.3.4 to 3.5.1 - Admin settings not saving
Picture of Patrick Plumridge Patrick Plumridge
12 Tue, Aug 7, 2018, 10:43 PM
Upgrade theme problem
Picture of Iago Galvão Iago Galvão
7 Wed, Mar 20, 2019, 11:57 AM
The moodle script installation is not working ( Moodle 3.6)
Picture of hajar zankadi hajar zankadi
5 Wed, Jun 12, 2019, 7:30 PM
Multiple php versions with different moodle versions ([error] : FastCGI sent in stderr:)
Picture of Nirosha Rathnayake Nirosha Rathnayake
3 Mon, Jun 17, 2019, 7:59 PM
moodle installation error when configuring the administration account ( moodle 3.6)
Picture of hajar zankadi hajar zankadi
6 Fri, Jun 14, 2019, 6:39 PM
Moodle Version 3.6.1 (Undefined Error)
Picture of madhan gunasekaran madhan gunasekaran
14 Tue, Feb 19, 2019, 4:49 AM
Where can I download Convert URLs into links filter?
Picture of Gelfer Stone Gelfer Stone
2 Sun, Jun 16, 2019, 11:15 PM
Unusual Environment Install Question
Picture of Tim Lewis Tim Lewis
5 Thu, Jun 13, 2019, 10:54 AM
Help: error in MySQL
Picture of Zhipeng Zhang Zhipeng Zhang
2 Fri, Jun 14, 2019, 8:28 PM
Setting up Redis Cache
Picture of frank frank frank frank
3 Tue, Jun 11, 2019, 9:09 PM
Activity completion restriction access
Picture of Shiva Kumar Kaira Shiva Kumar Kaira
7 Tue, Jun 11, 2019, 7:40 PM
Upgrading to 3.7 - Getting "Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function current_language()"
Picture of Yoni Wolovitz Yoni Wolovitz
11 Wed, Jun 5, 2019, 5:33 PM
After upgrade for 3.7 - The user account " " is not available on this site
Picture of Maycon Silva Maycon Silva
3 Wed, Jun 12, 2019, 12:07 AM
Editing settings in user sign up page
Picture of Corrine Carter Corrine Carter
3 Sat, Jun 8, 2019, 5:00 AM
getting Moodle through git
Picture of hajar zankadi hajar zankadi
2 Tue, Jun 11, 2019, 7:07 PM
PhP Upgrade
Picture of Frances Clynes Frances Clynes
4 Tue, Jun 11, 2019, 12:57 AM
From old to new Moodle
Picture of Mike Neirinck Mike Neirinck
38 Thu, May 23, 2019, 7:26 PM
failed upgrade to 3.7 from 3.6.4
Picture of shpetim aliaj shpetim aliaj
1 Tue, Jun 11, 2019, 12:33 AM
Let's encrypt and https
Picture of Javier Tejera Javier Tejera
20 Thu, May 17, 2018, 12:11 AM
Setting up write access using ACL for Moodle on a VPS
Picture of Christopher King Christopher King
0 Mon, Jun 10, 2019, 8:47 PM
Outgoing mail configuration problem
Picture of Zvonimir Torba Zvonimir Torba
0 Mon, Jun 10, 2019, 5:46 PM
Not allowed to create admin user during install process
Picture of Rodney Oliveira Rodney Oliveira
8 Thu, Jun 6, 2019, 7:24 AM
Upgrading with modified plugins
Picture of Yvan Leduc Yvan Leduc
5 Thu, Jun 6, 2019, 3:52 AM
Upgrade moodle from 3.1 to 3.6
Picture of Diogo Assis Ferreira Diogo Assis Ferreira
5 Wed, Jun 5, 2019, 12:29 AM
Atto editor: Unfortunately your draft version could not be restored
Picture of Hermann Klocker-Mark Hermann Klocker-Mark
13 Mon, Jun 3, 2019, 11:49 PM
Issue with mdl_files and Scorm package for Moodle v3.5
Picture of Steve Ba Steve Ba
4 Wed, Jun 5, 2019, 8:51 AM
Install of Ver 3.7 - Dependencies check failed
Picture of Keith Engelhardt Keith Engelhardt
6 Thu, May 30, 2019, 2:36 AM
moodle newbie installation problems
Picture of Edoardo Marascalchi Edoardo Marascalchi
1 Tue, Jun 4, 2019, 11:31 PM
Upgrade moodle from 3.3 to 3.7 in centos7
Picture of jihen jihen jihen jihen
10 Fri, May 31, 2019, 6:35 PM
Disable Password Change
Picture of Dhiraj Upadhyaya Dhiraj Upadhyaya
2 Tue, Jun 4, 2019, 1:12 PM
Moodle Synology package
Picture of Andreas Aschim Andreas Aschim
3 Tue, May 28, 2019, 4:30 AM
Error reading database - solved. BUT WHY???
Picture of Lisle Waldron Lisle Waldron
9 Wed, May 15, 2019, 11:17 AM
Install Moodle on Windows Server 2016 - Help
Picture of David Delcò David Delcò
3 Mon, Jun 3, 2019, 4:42 AM
Grade book background processing fails after migration
Picture of Steve Morrison Steve Morrison
13 Sat, Jun 1, 2019, 6:55 AM
Setting up outgoing mail on an unmanaged VPS
Picture of James Steerpike James Steerpike
4 Fri, May 31, 2019, 1:28 PM
Doh! Moodle 3.7 upgrade errors
Picture of Todd W. Roat Todd W. Roat
23 Wed, May 29, 2019, 1:17 AM
Import database backup to new Server
Picture of George Forster George Forster
17 Sat, Mar 16, 2019, 3:31 AM
v3.7 Async restore fails
Picture of Tim Titchmarsh Tim Titchmarsh
1 Fri, May 31, 2019, 3:11 PM
Upgrade from 1.9 to 3.5.5
Picture of Kumar Ram Kumar Ram
2 Fri, May 31, 2019, 5:36 AM
PHP Error when attempting to add an activity or resource
Picture of Seth Merle Seth Merle
5 Wed, May 29, 2019, 9:34 PM
Server Checks error
Picture of sandesh nirulkar sandesh nirulkar
1 Wed, May 29, 2019, 7:43 PM
Move serveral courses and categories between different moodle installations
Picture of Filippo Carnevali Filippo Carnevali
4 Fri, May 24, 2019, 6:22 PM
upgrade from 3.1 to 3.6
Picture of ma shvnd ma shvnd
14 Wed, Apr 3, 2019, 8:02 PM
php Fatal Errors, memory exhaustion, limit 512mb
Picture of Paul L Paul L
7 Fri, Jul 6, 2018, 8:32 PM
Upgrading to new version Problem
Picture of sanaz karimkhani sanaz karimkhani
5 Thu, May 23, 2019, 4:46 PM
Cron jobs wont run undefined function current_language()
Picture of Tim Titchmarsh Tim Titchmarsh
0 Tue, May 28, 2019, 1:00 AM
Migrated from 1.5 to 3.0. Now getting database error
Picture of Scott Botkins Scott Botkins
4 Fri, May 24, 2019, 11:39 AM
Unable to log in after upgrade
Picture of Andy van der Gugten Andy van der Gugten
3 Sat, May 25, 2019, 9:47 AM
Unable to upgrade from 3.6.4 to 3.7 using git
Picture of Ray Havlin Ray Havlin
5 Fri, May 24, 2019, 1:22 AM
Duplication of Users in Course Groups
Picture of Alimayu Bowen Alimayu Bowen
0 Fri, May 24, 2019, 2:35 AM
Installing Moodle along with WordPress on the same VPS
Picture of Jason Miller Jason Miller
13 Thu, Jul 13, 2017, 3:20 AM
Messaging options (enable/disable + settings) missing after upgrade to 3.7
Picture of Preben Pedersen Preben Pedersen
1 Thu, May 23, 2019, 12:49 AM
Course overview
Picture of Davide Lista Davide Lista
0 Thu, May 23, 2019, 12:57 AM
3.7 https mixed content protection
Picture of Aaron Zuercher Aaron Zuercher
4 Wed, May 22, 2019, 5:05 AM
Unable to access Moodle site….
Picture of Michael Xile Michael Xile
14 Mon, May 13, 2019, 12:06 PM
Using unsupported moodle plugins
Picture of Pero Majstor Pero Majstor
8 Mon, May 20, 2019, 8:49 PM
Moodle 3.5.3+: admin login failed after update to 3.5.6+
Picture of Fernando Navarro Páez Fernando Navarro Páez
5 Mon, May 20, 2019, 4:34 PM
Help installing Moodle 3.6.3
Picture of Lori Anthony Lori Anthony
3 Tue, May 7, 2019, 1:11 AM
Invalid login, please try again (external MSSQL database)
Picture of Danny H Danny H
4 Wed, May 15, 2019, 12:38 AM
Install probs of an older version ...
Picture of Heinz Felfe Heinz Felfe
1 Fri, May 17, 2019, 6:20 PM
moodle migration
Picture of yogi bear yogi bear
10 Tue, May 7, 2019, 7:01 PM
Issues installing Moodle 352 into wamp on localhost
Picture of Brian Sharland Brian Sharland
5 Thu, Sep 20, 2018, 7:36 PM
Moodle 3.6.2 plus install : how to upgrade a database from UTF8 to utf8mb4 ?
Picture of Emmanuel Leclerc Emmanuel Leclerc
6 Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 7:44 PM
Sharing Cart slowness
Picture of madhan gunasekaran madhan gunasekaran
0 Fri, May 17, 2019, 7:40 AM
Error writing to database More information about this error ×Debug info: Got a packet bigger than 'max_allowed_packet' bytes
Picture of Lucky Ken Lucky Ken
4 Thu, May 16, 2019, 7:50 AM
Redirection loop at login
Picture of Hermann Klocker-Mark Hermann Klocker-Mark
22 Tue, Apr 23, 2019, 5:11 PM
Problem with installing plugins using gui from the Moodle plugins repository
Picture of Zoran Jancic Zoran Jancic
2 Thu, May 16, 2019, 4:12 AM
Problem upgrading mod_booking
Picture of Ralph Jones Ralph Jones
4 Sat, Mar 2, 2019, 12:18 AM
Moodle Migration Error
Picture of Rajasekhar Kadimi Rajasekhar Kadimi
4 Tue, May 14, 2019, 7:30 PM
Windows Portable Moodle and Relative Paths for 'dataroot'
Picture of Travis Williams Travis Williams
3 Tue, May 14, 2019, 11:58 AM
Moodle 3.5.5 + 3.6 After successfully installation - Setup Main Admin Account, cannot see password input field
Picture of Sven Härtel Sven Härtel
17 Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 9:45 PM
Moodle 3.6.1 upgrade to 3.6.4 lost use of Site Administration > admin/search.php
Picture of Robert Clements Robert Clements
4 Wed, May 15, 2019, 12:42 AM
Moodle install
Picture of Mason Huxley Mason Huxley
4 Thu, May 2, 2019, 1:26 AM
ISP Limitations - MariaDB (Antelope)
Picture of Alain Jacquet Alain Jacquet
2 Wed, May 15, 2019, 1:58 PM
Moodle 3.4.1+ admin/environment/php extension/intl
Picture of Bright School Bright School
33 Wed, Feb 21, 2018, 7:23 PM
Moodle 3.5/3.6 Automated Deployment
Picture of Jeff Jones Jeff Jones
0 Tue, May 14, 2019, 6:03 AM
Exception - Call to undefined method HTML_QuickForm_Error :: setValue ()
Picture of Lars Lähnemann Lars Lähnemann
1 Mon, May 13, 2019, 11:13 PM
How to increase session timeout to greater than 4 hours?
Picture of Luis Mosca Luis Mosca
12 Fri, May 11, 2018, 10:52 PM
admin setting problem
Picture of im sh im sh
8 Thu, Feb 14, 2019, 11:36 PM
Getting rid of Installatron (upgrade to 3.6.3)
Picture of W. Schouten W. Schouten
12 Wed, May 8, 2019, 7:17 AM
Adding SSL Cert to Moodle
Picture of Under Dog Under Dog
11 Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 11:44 PM
how use moodle as school management system
Picture of ham med ham med
2 Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 12:04 AM
Upgrading 3.1 to 3.6
Picture of Jacqui Martin Jacqui Martin
9 Wed, May 1, 2019, 6:08 PM
Upgrading to Moodle 3.5 -> HTML tags on lang strings
Picture of Ana Isabel Lara Gutierrez Ana Isabel Lara Gutierrez
0 Thu, May 9, 2019, 9:39 PM
New users facing issues after upgrade from 3.2.1 to 3.5.5
Picture of Naga M Naga M
1 Thu, May 9, 2019, 5:22 PM
Moving moodle from directory to root
Picture of Nikola Novakovic Nikola Novakovic
1 Wed, May 8, 2019, 2:28 PM
Backup no longer functional
Picture of Mike Neirinck Mike Neirinck
4 Wed, May 8, 2019, 6:42 PM
Moodle after installation redirect issue
Picture of Mani Acos Mani Acos
3 Wed, May 8, 2019, 4:53 PM
Moodle 3.6.3 Database settings Error Code: 18456
Picture of Michael Guizzetti Michael Guizzetti
2 Wed, May 8, 2019, 12:16 AM
Upgrade to latest 3.4.2+ from 3.4.1
Picture of Jan Combrink Jan Combrink
7 Sat, Apr 28, 2018, 7:44 PM
Error reading from database Moodle 3.5 when install
Picture of Gokulan N Gokulan N
14 Mon, Aug 20, 2018, 7:44 PM
I'm not able to install Moodle - redirect page issue
Picture of Mouza Mouza Mouza Mouza
0 Mon, May 6, 2019, 4:51 PM
1.9v to Newest version
Picture of Theresa M Kelly Theresa M Kelly
24 Tue, Apr 30, 2019, 9:43 PM
Why the upgrade key does not work?
Picture of mimi nom mimi nom
1 Thu, Apr 4, 2019, 5:17 PM
From staging to production
Picture of Javier Tejera Javier Tejera
1 Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 10:04 PM
is there any plugin to translate word by URL ?
Picture of pierre REMY pierre REMY
2 Wed, Mar 6, 2019, 3:14 PM
Admin page is blank
Picture of Михаил Волобой Михаил Волобой
2 Thu, May 2, 2019, 3:20 AM