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Installing Moodle 3.4.2+ (Build: 20180502)
Picture of Mark Gaskell Mark Gaskell
10 Fri, May 4, 2018, 8:20 AM
Exception - Call to a member function find() on null
Picture of ARUN KUMAR. SP ARUN KUMAR. SP
5 Sat, May 5, 2018, 5:21 PM
How I can to block video Menu????
Picture of Cláudia Franca Cláudia Franca
10 Fri, May 4, 2018, 10:51 PM
MoodleWindowsInstaller-latest-34 connection reset after install
Picture of Alex Smith Alex Smith
1 Sat, May 5, 2018, 11:31 PM
Database not linked to upgraded 3.4.2
Picture of Karen Barber Karen Barber
2 Fri, May 4, 2018, 4:01 AM
Changing Moodle server
Picture of Syed Ali Syed Ali
1 Sat, May 5, 2018, 12:49 AM
moodle 3.4.2, sql server 2017, localhost IIS windows server 2016, php 7
Picture of Anh Lương Ngọc Anh Lương Ngọc
3 Sat, Apr 21, 2018, 3:52 PM
cron installation
Picture of Adebowale Adedayo Adebowale Adedayo
5 Thu, Apr 19, 2018, 11:24 PM
Upgrade issue 3.1 -> 3.5
Picture of Radu Hobincu Radu Hobincu
2 Fri, May 4, 2018, 12:14 AM
Upgrade from 3.0.2 to 3.4.2 error
Picture of Francesca ashley cooper Francesca ashley cooper
8 Wed, May 2, 2018, 3:34 PM
tracking what user is being used
Picture of Heather P Heather P
3 Wed, May 2, 2018, 9:26 PM
Problem in Install
Picture of Lu Zheng Lu Zheng
2 Thu, May 3, 2018, 4:31 PM
IIS permissions on Moodle data folder
Picture of Heather P Heather P
7 Fri, Apr 27, 2018, 7:18 PM
Here is a suggestion aboutCRON and Windows Server 2016
Picture of J Guzman J Guzman
1 Thu, May 3, 2018, 3:37 AM
Arabic language from Oracle turns to ????? ?????
Picture of bell mars bell mars
3 Tue, Apr 17, 2018, 5:17 PM
Google SSO
Picture of Alex Varsakopoulos Alex Varsakopoulos
1 Mon, Apr 30, 2018, 6:12 AM
error/An error occurred whilst communicating with the server
Picture of Eldho Joy Eldho Joy
1 Wed, Jan 17, 2018, 12:40 PM
will Git automatically upgrade across generations?
Picture of Gord Barentsen Gord Barentsen
3 Sat, Apr 28, 2018, 8:20 PM
Upgrading from 2.8 to 3.4
Picture of Harold Bieber Harold Bieber
2 Thu, Apr 26, 2018, 10:29 PM
TopColls giving an error after upgrade
Picture of Francesca ashley cooper Francesca ashley cooper
0 Thu, Apr 26, 2018, 8:27 PM
Out of Memory error since upgrading from 3.3 to 3.4
Picture of yazie alfy yazie alfy
2 Wed, Apr 25, 2018, 7:15 PM
SOLR not searching in specified search areas
Picture of Alexandra F Alexandra F
3 Sat, Apr 21, 2018, 12:37 AM
Installation Error when Upgrading to 3.0
Picture of G R G R
0 Thu, Apr 26, 2018, 1:53 AM
Accidently deleted Chat module. How do I reinstall?
Picture of Andrew Chang Andrew Chang
2 Wed, Apr 25, 2018, 12:42 AM
installing err on windows
Picture of MCargo MCargo MCargo MCargo
1 Tue, Apr 24, 2018, 3:23 PM
moodle link from Ip to Dns
Picture of Anderson Hsu Anderson Hsu
11 Tue, Apr 17, 2018, 12:17 PM
Upgrade to Moodle 3.2 or 3.3?
Picture of Debbie Unterseher Debbie Unterseher
12 Thu, Jun 1, 2017, 3:32 AM
Install Recommendations
Picture of James Noxon James Noxon
21 Mon, Apr 16, 2018, 8:13 AM
Configuring Memcached Session with Moodle 3.2.1
Picture of Foo Lam Wong Foo Lam Wong
6 Fri, Mar 24, 2017, 12:17 PM
SMTP config to send mail
Picture of James Steerpike James Steerpike
10 Tue, Feb 20, 2018, 5:12 PM
Moodle 3.4
Picture of David Cole David Cole
3 Wed, Apr 18, 2018, 1:22 AM
SCORM modules not loading
Picture of Adam Cripps Adam Cripps
6 Wed, Apr 11, 2018, 3:40 PM
Upgrading 2.9 to 3.0
Picture of Sue Kirkland-Smith Sue Kirkland-Smith
3 Tue, Apr 17, 2018, 6:38 AM
Moodle 3.4 - PHP7.0 - mysql vs mysqlnd
Picture of Noveck Gowandan Noveck Gowandan
3 Wed, Apr 18, 2018, 5:14 AM
New Moodle CentOS install
Picture of Jamie Tinley Jamie Tinley
19 Wed, Jan 24, 2018, 7:09 AM
Updating moodle 2.9.4 to 3.4
Picture of pint raj pint raj
1 Tue, Apr 17, 2018, 2:28 AM
FreeTDS and Moodle
Picture of Luis de Vasconcelos Luis de Vasconcelos
0 Tue, Apr 17, 2018, 6:58 PM
Upgrading from 2.2 to 3.+
Picture of Glenn Smith Glenn Smith
2 Fri, Apr 13, 2018, 3:05 AM
Updating moodle 2.9.4 to 3.4
Picture of pint raj pint raj
0 Tue, Apr 17, 2018, 2:28 AM
content with in first topic
Picture of Mr. Marc Mr. Marc
6 Tue, Apr 10, 2018, 4:48 AM
database driver problem detected
Picture of D.ALI ALAMRI D.ALI ALAMRI
1 Sun, Apr 15, 2018, 11:02 PM
LDAP configuration for new moodle
Picture of josue avendaño josue avendaño
2 Wed, Apr 4, 2018, 3:05 AM
Upgraded to PHP 7.1 and now getting Exception - Call to undefined function mysql_connect()
Picture of Jerry Lau Jerry Lau
1 Sat, Apr 14, 2018, 7:47 AM
Site admin unavailable in fresh 3.4.2 installation
Picture of Hans Reitzema Hans Reitzema
8 Fri, Apr 13, 2018, 6:48 AM
500 error with new install
Picture of James Newson James Newson
2 Thu, Apr 12, 2018, 7:43 PM
Getting "); document.write(""); message at launch
Picture of s carr s carr
0 Fri, Apr 13, 2018, 4:44 PM
upgrade problems-task or programmer?
Picture of Clair Mensinger Clair Mensinger
3 Fri, Apr 13, 2018, 12:31 AM
can not display the css / images on moodle ... help me
Picture of Teknisi Stemba Teknisi Stemba
10 Mon, Jan 23, 2017, 9:50 AM
SMTP Email setup - Help required.
Picture of Paul Andrews Paul Andrews
3 Thu, Apr 12, 2018, 4:09 PM
After upgrade to 3.4.2+ forwarding after ipn.php call. (paypal)
Picture of Leon Schröder Leon Schröder
3 Mon, Mar 26, 2018, 7:33 PM
Are there still people to help? no users when browse list
Picture of bell mars bell mars
19 Sun, Apr 8, 2018, 5:03 PM
Blank PDF Annotation and unoconv not in System settings
Picture of Bill Zhou Bill Zhou
8 Tue, Apr 3, 2018, 7:36 AM
Moodle 3.4.2+ install fails on creating folders
Picture of Budimir Skrtic Budimir Skrtic
0 Wed, Apr 11, 2018, 5:37 PM
dataroot is not writable, admin has to fix directory permissions
Picture of Andrew Bergman Andrew Bergman
29 Sat, Jan 8, 2011, 12:52 AM
Cannot Install Moodle 3.4
Picture of Gabe Griggs Gabe Griggs
4 Mon, Apr 9, 2018, 10:32 PM
Rollback to 3.0.4 as upgrade to 3.4 failed
Picture of Francesca ashley cooper Francesca ashley cooper
1 Tue, Apr 10, 2018, 4:30 AM
Certificate pdf
Picture of Kofi Manuh Kofi Manuh
4 Tue, Apr 10, 2018, 2:43 AM
3.4.2 New Installation php.intl.dll will not load
Picture of Sian Hill Sian Hill
4 Mon, Mar 26, 2018, 3:07 PM
Personality Development
Picture of Nagaraju M Nagaraju M
1 Mon, Apr 9, 2018, 3:03 PM
Duplicating Moodle Sites.
Picture of MoodleKittyCat . MoodleKittyCat .
7 Sat, Apr 7, 2018, 2:10 PM
Error sendmail with smtp gmail
Picture of Moodle Impleta Moodle Impleta
16 Sat, Oct 7, 2017, 3:10 AM
After updating plugins; I got an error : Exception - Call to a member function setup() on null
Picture of Mimi Rivera Mimi Rivera
12 Sat, Apr 7, 2018, 8:36 AM
Error while installing web server or database on different machine
Picture of Vishal Vig Vishal Vig
3 Sat, Apr 7, 2018, 1:28 AM
Installation Moodle 3.4 on Ubuntu 16.04 with Apache2 and MSSQL 2017 Express as db-backend - how to set up with PHP drivers?
Picture of Emil Vissing Emil Vissing
1 Sat, Apr 7, 2018, 11:39 PM
Pictures appear corrupt after upgrade from version 3.0 to 3.4.2
Picture of Ana Ferrer-Bonsoms Ana Ferrer-Bonsoms
1 Wed, Apr 4, 2018, 4:42 PM
Nginx subdirectory configuration
Picture of Yoro Loro Yoro Loro
9 Tue, Apr 3, 2018, 4:57 PM
Moodle 3.4.1install issue
Picture of Craig Warner Craig Warner
29 Fri, Mar 23, 2018, 2:24 PM
upgrading from 2.62 to 2.7.20 on 2 servers
Picture of Mr. Marc Mr. Marc
3 Wed, Apr 4, 2018, 7:10 AM
Profile Pics not displaying after upgrade
Picture of Jerry M. Jerry M.
3 Wed, Apr 4, 2018, 2:04 AM
css not loading for one language using certain themes
Picture of Isabella Chiari Isabella Chiari
5 Sun, Apr 1, 2018, 3:29 AM
Moving from 2.6 to 3.0 or 3.4 on new server
Picture of David Garden David Garden
2 Tue, Apr 3, 2018, 9:28 AM
Moving Versions
Picture of John Papworth John Papworth
1 Tue, Apr 3, 2018, 5:10 PM
HTTP error 500 after migration
Picture of Karishma Tiwari Karishma Tiwari
18 Fri, Mar 30, 2018, 1:57 PM
Installing formulas question type
Picture of Dave Morgan Dave Morgan
1 Tue, Apr 3, 2018, 4:43 AM
Error when I am installing moodle 3.4.2 on IIS SQLserver
Picture of Anh Lương Ngọc Anh Lương Ngọc
5 Mon, Mar 19, 2018, 6:43 PM
How do I unset maintenance mode if there's a JASON error on the frontend.
Picture of Tanya Lasuk Tanya Lasuk
8 Sat, Mar 31, 2018, 5:07 AM
Error number (?) On top left corner
Picture of Karishma Tiwari Karishma Tiwari
4 Fri, Mar 30, 2018, 9:20 PM
Dashboard link is not updated after migration
Picture of Karishma Tiwari Karishma Tiwari
11 Wed, Mar 28, 2018, 11:53 PM
Installing Moodle 3.2.1 on 1and1 Hosting
Picture of Dave Emsley Dave Emsley
7 Sat, Jan 28, 2017, 8:44 PM
Customing frontpage
Picture of Rakesh Singh Rakesh Singh
2 Fri, Mar 30, 2018, 1:31 PM
Error writing to Database trying to upgrade
Picture of Tanya Lasuk Tanya Lasuk
5 Mon, Mar 26, 2018, 6:50 AM
Sharing our Configuration Setup Checklist - Especially useful for K-12
Picture of Chris Kenniburg Chris Kenniburg
2 Thu, Mar 29, 2018, 8:48 PM
Navigation and Admin block issues after upgrade to 2.9.2
Picture of Mike Morkes Mike Morkes
9 Wed, Mar 28, 2018, 2:58 AM
Page layout change after SSL activation
Picture of Lawrence Lamprecht Lawrence Lamprecht
1 Wed, Mar 28, 2018, 8:50 PM
solr php configuration moodle , unable to detect php_solr dll in ext folder windows server
Picture of Amar Bl Amar Bl
10 Thu, Feb 8, 2018, 6:58 PM
Plugin issue
Picture of Manpreet Sambhi Manpreet Sambhi
2 Tue, Mar 27, 2018, 9:42 PM
config.php file
Picture of Sagefarc Sagefarc Sagefarc Sagefarc
3 Mon, Apr 24, 2017, 3:15 AM
Course restore fails with database write error - mdl_assisubm_assusegroatt_uix
Picture of Vickie Anderson Vickie Anderson
2 Thu, Jan 18, 2018, 12:26 AM
Suggestions for testing Moodle upgrade from 2.8.7 to 3.3.4
Picture of Jonny Galvez Jonny Galvez
2 Tue, Mar 27, 2018, 7:40 PM
Trusted Certificate with Moodle Intranet instead of Default Server.crt
Picture of Vishal Lanke Vishal Lanke
0 Mon, Mar 26, 2018, 6:43 PM
installing moodle 3.1 - cookies
Picture of Michal Wazana Michal Wazana
2 Wed, Mar 21, 2018, 5:07 PM
localhost backup problem
Picture of Sofia Rehan Ramli Sofia Rehan Ramli
11 Mon, Mar 12, 2018, 9:03 PM
Mixed Moodle versions detected... upgrade cannot continue...
Picture of pst tomowo George pst tomowo George
6 Wed, Mar 21, 2018, 9:37 PM
CSS problem after migration
Picture of Duncan Higgons Duncan Higgons
2 Sat, Mar 24, 2018, 11:49 PM
moodle administration not working after backup restore
Picture of dimitrisag . dimitrisag .
9 Tue, Mar 20, 2018, 8:56 AM
Tried to send you an email but failed (Moodle 3.3.4+Eguru Theme)
Picture of Schwann Chan Schwann Chan
11 Thu, Mar 22, 2018, 10:49 PM
Issue - Moodle server version check
Picture of Scott Cartwright Scott Cartwright
3 Wed, Mar 21, 2018, 7:37 PM
Installation - Moodle 3.5dev (Build: 20180316)
Picture of Tyler Niebrugge Tyler Niebrugge
10 Tue, Mar 20, 2018, 11:54 PM
Moodle Update 3.3.2 into 3.4.2 - jquery update?
Picture of Paul K Paul K
1 Wed, Mar 21, 2018, 5:14 PM
Moodlebox update and internet problem
Picture of Cade Dopp Cade Dopp
20 Fri, Mar 16, 2018, 5:51 AM