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Problem upgrading to 3.7 from 3.1
Picture of R Ali R Ali
0 Thu, Oct 17, 2019, 12:45 AM
Moodle 3.7, utf8 vs utf8mb4, and other conundrums
Picture of Elizabeth Harden Elizabeth Harden
20 Mon, Oct 14, 2019, 5:46 AM
Problem with Installing Moodle on Webserver
Picture of Stefan Hackel Stefan Hackel
0 Wed, Oct 16, 2019, 11:52 PM
Moodle not loading properly after installation
Picture of André Carvalho André Carvalho
1 Wed, Oct 16, 2019, 10:36 AM
Moodle can not load javascript after installing via Softaculous
Picture of ahmad wildan ahmad wildan
1 Wed, Oct 16, 2019, 9:50 PM
Moodle 3.7 for Windows will not start
Picture of Stephanie Worden Stephanie Worden
1 Wed, Oct 16, 2019, 3:52 AM
Installation Help - Error column d.adsrc does not exist
Picture of Sahara Sena Sahara Sena
2 Sun, Oct 13, 2019, 11:07 PM
Config table does not contain version error
Picture of Mehdi ZOUAOUI Mehdi ZOUAOUI
11 Mon, Oct 14, 2019, 4:44 AM
"Engine solr is not installed"/"Error reading from database" After upgrading to Moodle 3.7
Picture of Shanon Kotey Shanon Kotey
1 Tue, Oct 15, 2019, 11:19 AM
Moodle blank screen
Picture of khaled baloul khaled baloul
7 Mon, Oct 14, 2019, 6:19 PM
Installing Moodle 3.7 on iPage
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8 Sat, Oct 5, 2019, 3:17 AM
Installing Moodle 3.7 on iPage
Picture of Liam Tedders Liam Tedders
5 Sun, Aug 11, 2019, 7:44 PM
Install 3.7 Guide - not what I am seeing - Debian 10
Picture of Chris Swaffield Chris Swaffield
14 Tue, Oct 8, 2019, 3:20 AM
Office 365 - Could not check reply URL
Picture of K J K J
5 Fri, Mar 22, 2019, 7:22 PM
Should I use Moodle in my situation?
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6 Sat, Sep 21, 2019, 7:03 AM
adding new users error to 2.6.2 version
Picture of M L M L
1 Thu, Oct 10, 2019, 10:34 PM
Moodle & MacOS Catalina 10.15
Picture of Germán Valero Germán Valero
2 Wed, Oct 9, 2019, 1:58 AM
Error after upgrading from 3.6 to 3.7
Picture of Lexi K Lexi K
3 Sat, Oct 5, 2019, 7:37 AM
Change the admin/system e-mail
Picture of Stéphane BERR Stéphane BERR
2 Fri, Oct 4, 2019, 12:36 AM
Upgrade from 3.3.2 to 3.7.2, getting Uncaught TypeError: $.LoadingOverlay is not a function
Picture of Abdul Ghaffar Abdul Ghaffar
3 Wed, Oct 9, 2019, 8:18 PM
moodle url change
Picture of Anitha Moodle Anitha Moodle
2 Wed, Oct 9, 2019, 3:54 PM
direct link to latest stable version of moodle
Picture of Marc Sci Marc Sci
2 Tue, Oct 8, 2019, 7:59 PM
upgrade from 3.1.3 to 3.7 via 3.2.9 plus MariaDB upgrade
Picture of Marian Matus Marian Matus
30 Sat, Oct 5, 2019, 12:31 PM
Importing discussions from old version
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10 Mon, Oct 7, 2019, 1:41 AM
Registering Moodle site never possible
Picture of Richard van Iwaarden Richard van Iwaarden
0 Mon, Oct 7, 2019, 11:50 PM
storedfilecannotread
Picture of Liam Tedders Liam Tedders
1 Sun, Oct 6, 2019, 9:46 PM
Unable to update to 3.7.2+ from 3.7.1 due to local changes?
Picture of Raymond Frangie Raymond Frangie
2 Mon, Oct 7, 2019, 3:04 PM
Unable to generate kid and privatekey
Picture of Sagar Anvekar Sagar Anvekar
8 Fri, Oct 4, 2019, 11:13 PM
Annotate PDF No longer loads after upgrade to 3.7
Picture of Doug Stevens Doug Stevens
20 Tue, Aug 20, 2019, 12:59 AM
Change the admin signature
Picture of Stéphane BERR Stéphane BERR
5 Wed, Oct 2, 2019, 10:06 PM
Setting up Solr 7.7.X for Moodle 3.7.1
Picture of Stephen Bourget Stephen Bourget
4 Thu, Sep 5, 2019, 7:40 AM
Http_header_authentication with Adobe Connect 10.5
Picture of Frank W Aldridge Frank W Aldridge
0 Wed, Oct 2, 2019, 9:24 AM
unoconv and libreoffice - how to avoid using in Moodle 3+
Picture of Dom London Dom London
37 Fri, Sep 27, 2019, 5:47 AM
.pdf not opening in moodle3.7.2+
Picture of kamal jindal kamal jindal
6 Fri, Sep 27, 2019, 3:00 PM
Recovering a Historic Course
Picture of Patrick Rynhart Patrick Rynhart
9 Tue, Oct 1, 2019, 4:53 AM
Do I need to run the upgrade script on the same version
Picture of Avi Neer Avi Neer
1 Mon, Sep 30, 2019, 9:29 PM
upgrading from moodle 3.0 (am I making this plan too complicated?)
Picture of Billy Zwiener Billy Zwiener
2 Mon, Sep 30, 2019, 6:09 AM
What is my Moodle URL
Picture of Konstantina Solou Konstantina Solou
3 Sat, Sep 28, 2019, 12:31 AM
vpl- c programming compiler
Picture of Veera Venkata Durga Jagadeesh Veera Venkata Durga Jagadeesh
2 Tue, Jan 29, 2019, 10:53 PM
can we leave scorms open?
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7 Wed, Sep 25, 2019, 7:32 PM
Moodle App
Picture of Issa Mchongoma Issa Mchongoma
0 Fri, Sep 27, 2019, 1:44 PM
can a scorm remain open within a course that has a password for other contents and resources?
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3 Wed, Sep 25, 2019, 9:23 PM
Unable to do fresh install on 3.7.2+ with load balancer & URL rewriting (with solution)
Picture of Todd N Todd N
1 Wed, Sep 25, 2019, 11:16 PM
Moodle Database Problem
Picture of Ar Pu Ar Pu
1 Wed, Sep 25, 2019, 7:12 PM
Putting Moodle data on nas storage
Picture of Ahmed Ibrahim Ahmed Ibrahim
4 Mon, Nov 19, 2018, 1:01 AM
Exception - Class 'core\output\mustache_engine' not found
Picture of Will Taylor Will Taylor
1 Tue, Sep 24, 2019, 6:52 AM
Unable to access Moodle
Picture of Deborah Linkous Deborah Linkous
1 Tue, Sep 24, 2019, 3:38 PM
Data manipulation: How to define $dataobject
Picture of Avinash Kumar Shudhanshu Avinash Kumar Shudhanshu
0 Tue, Sep 24, 2019, 3:31 PM
Fatal error: $CFG->dataroot is not configured properly, directory does not exist or is not accessible! Exiting.
Picture of Pasi Hakkarainen Pasi Hakkarainen
7 Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 2:24 PM
Empty config file
Picture of Avinash Kumar Shudhanshu Avinash Kumar Shudhanshu
0 Tue, Sep 24, 2019, 2:06 PM
Changed domain name
Picture of rob hindle rob hindle
4 Thu, Sep 19, 2019, 6:15 PM
Missing data after migration
Picture of Christian Maymann Christian Maymann
1 Mon, Sep 23, 2019, 3:31 AM
Stuck in Plug in Check Update Loop - Higher version already installed
Picture of Marie Waterhouse Marie Waterhouse
16 Wed, Apr 17, 2019, 4:58 PM
Error creating the Admin account during installation 3.7.2+
Picture of Silvia Ginares Silvia Ginares
5 Fri, Sep 20, 2019, 9:53 PM
Moodle 3.7
Picture of Harmony Hunt Harmony Hunt
3 Fri, Sep 20, 2019, 6:49 AM
ERROR READING FROM DATABASE HELP!
Picture of Honest Phiri Honest Phiri
3 Thu, Sep 19, 2019, 8:10 PM
Upgrading issue with 3.7
Picture of Ronnie Izzo Ronnie Izzo
2 Thu, Sep 19, 2019, 11:48 PM
Moodle Update
Picture of Gabriela Maccarini Gabriela Maccarini
4 Thu, Sep 19, 2019, 8:34 PM
error in install.php
Picture of Allan Mauricio Flores Ponce Allan Mauricio Flores Ponce
1 Thu, Sep 19, 2019, 6:29 AM
Planet Hoster, Softaculous, Moodle and Gapfill
Picture of Giralda M Giralda M
32 Fri, Sep 13, 2019, 1:25 AM
Payment Integration
Picture of Issa Mchongoma Issa Mchongoma
1 Tue, Sep 17, 2019, 6:20 PM
Softaculous problems
Picture of Abet Laurito Abet Laurito
19 Sun, Jul 7, 2019, 8:33 PM
Upgrading Moodle to 3.7.1 - Access Issues
Picture of Adam Latrache Adam Latrache
2 Sun, Aug 25, 2019, 5:01 PM
Why is this happening on install in localhost
Picture of Brian Lockwood Brian Lockwood
1 Mon, Sep 16, 2019, 5:29 PM
ERROR!!! The code you are using is OLDER than the version that made these databases!
Picture of Steven Cohen Steven Cohen
12 Thu, Sep 12, 2019, 5:32 AM
SOLVED: "error/An error occurred whilst communicating with the server" when installing or upgrading Moodle 3.6 ff.
Picture of Martin Biermann Martin Biermann
0 Mon, Sep 16, 2019, 12:25 AM
Moodle v3.7 and MySQL v8
Picture of Acqua Alta Acqua Alta
4 Thu, Sep 12, 2019, 9:46 PM
Error: Database connection failed After Migrating
Picture of Jeffrey Bowers Jeffrey Bowers
1 Sun, Sep 15, 2019, 10:07 AM
Moodle could not communicate with your mail server
Picture of Fran Johnson Fran Johnson
8 Sat, Sep 7, 2019, 1:43 AM
new
Picture of Harmony Hunt Harmony Hunt
2 Sat, Sep 14, 2019, 6:00 AM
SMTP connect error with Gmail after upgrade to 3.7
Picture of Emma Richardson Emma Richardson
23 Sun, Sep 1, 2019, 8:18 PM
Installation issue, got a Class 'core\session\manager' not found in
Picture of Kan Abhulimen Kan Abhulimen
0 Fri, Sep 13, 2019, 9:32 AM
Moodle install issue. White screen
Picture of Brian Lockwood Brian Lockwood
4 Fri, Sep 13, 2019, 1:08 AM
Problem installing moodle-3.7.2
Picture of Carolina de los Santos Carolina de los Santos
9 Tue, Sep 10, 2019, 7:44 AM
Restoring and upgrading
Picture of Russell Thomson Russell Thomson
1 Thu, Sep 12, 2019, 4:51 PM
Error reading from database Moodle 3.5 when install
Picture of Gokulan N Gokulan N
15 Mon, Aug 20, 2018, 7:44 PM
Upgrading moodle via GIT
Picture of sarfaraz Mohamed sarfaraz Mohamed
12 Tue, Sep 10, 2019, 11:14 PM
Upgrading from 3.6.2+ to 3.6.3
Picture of Nikola Novakovic Nikola Novakovic
2 Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 11:00 PM
Can't display moodle on browser - only wordpress shows up
Picture of Anne Brûlé Anne Brûlé
0 Thu, Sep 12, 2019, 12:53 PM
help needed
Picture of angeles chavez angeles chavez
1 Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 11:34 AM
Import error for table mdl_backup_controllers
Picture of Al Bay Al Bay
9 Fri, Feb 1, 2019, 6:07 AM
Installing Solr for Global Search in Moodle
Picture of David Broomfield David Broomfield
70 Thu, Jun 9, 2016, 8:38 PM
Moodle 3.5.8: error while processing theme_build_css_for_themes()
Picture of Jean-François Lemoine Jean-François Lemoine
0 Tue, Sep 10, 2019, 10:18 PM
Database tables using wrong file format. Conversion not working.
Picture of Dan Kirk Dan Kirk
3 Tue, Sep 10, 2019, 6:15 PM
Upgrading after using the Ubuntu installation guide Moodle 3.7.1+
Picture of David Rogers David Rogers
5 Mon, Sep 9, 2019, 4:22 PM
Where is the Windows Upgrade Guide?
Picture of Michael Guizzetti Michael Guizzetti
3 Mon, Sep 9, 2019, 11:01 PM
This site can’t be reached
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2 Mon, Sep 9, 2019, 9:16 PM
Trouble updating plug ins : permission issue
Picture of François-Xavier Guénan François-Xavier Guénan
0 Mon, Sep 9, 2019, 6:42 PM
Installing Moodle on Xampp
Picture of Tawanda Chipato Tawanda Chipato
4 Sun, Sep 8, 2019, 5:54 AM
Missing images
Picture of Manolis Malatantis Manolis Malatantis
6 Sat, Sep 7, 2019, 4:40 PM
Problem updating moodle 3.3 to 3.5
Picture of Caballero Boro Caballero Boro
4 Fri, Sep 6, 2019, 10:52 PM
Some characters are not displayed correctly
Picture of Nicolas BERNE Nicolas BERNE
1 Sat, Sep 7, 2019, 6:41 PM
Moodle 7.1+ error
Picture of Rolf Petersen Rolf Petersen
1 Fri, Sep 6, 2019, 8:32 PM
Zapper mode of payment
Picture of Denelsen Dandi Denelsen Dandi
2 Fri, Sep 6, 2019, 5:39 PM
Dependencies check failed...
Picture of Shirley Parakh Shirley Parakh
7 Mon, Sep 2, 2019, 12:27 PM
Grading - HTTP 500 Internal Server Error
Picture of Craig Birtwell Craig Birtwell
3 Thu, Sep 5, 2019, 7:30 PM
Installing Enrollment plugin
Picture of Denelsen Dandi Denelsen Dandi
4 Tue, Sep 3, 2019, 8:42 PM
Moodle new installation give error TOO MANY REDIRECTS
Picture of Sergio Molino Sergio Molino
6 Mon, Aug 26, 2019, 11:48 PM
Upgrading moodle - dmlwriteexception error
Picture of Walter J Walter J
2 Wed, Sep 4, 2019, 3:34 AM
Installation on XAMPP not working
Picture of Tawanda Chipato Tawanda Chipato
4 Fri, Aug 30, 2019, 2:07 PM