Installing and upgrading help

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Documentation: Installing Moodle, Installation FAQ, Upgrading and Upgrading FAQ
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"Turn editing on" vanish everything
Picture of Juha Kinanen Juha Kinanen
104 Sun, Apr 15, 2007, 2:50 PM
change admin's password
Picture of Alex Saevich Alex Saevich
94 Thu, Feb 3, 2005, 1:36 AM
general thoughts on upgrading moodle
Picture of graham green graham green
92 Mon, Nov 30, 2015, 4:41 AM
More1and1 installation problems
Picture of Diane Hawkins Diane Hawkins
82 Fri, Oct 3, 2008, 1:58 AM
GIT for dummies
Picture of Mary Cooch Mary Cooch
82 Mon, Aug 13, 2012, 1:14 AM
Migrated to new host & now no images showing
Picture of Tina Smith Tina Smith
72 Thu, Jun 28, 2018, 6:29 AM
Installing Solr for Global Search in Moodle
Picture of David Broomfield David Broomfield
70 Thu, Jun 9, 2016, 8:38 PM
Moodle database
Picture of Sarah Fauset Sarah Fauset
69 Sat, Jan 2, 2016, 2:17 PM
3.1.2 to 3.1.3 upgrade by cpanel (godaddy)
Picture of Andy Hill Andy Hill
65 Sat, Dec 10, 2016, 4:22 PM
Free Moodle hosting on MoodleCloud from Moodle HQ
Picture of Ravi Murugesan Ravi Murugesan
60 Mon, Jul 6, 2015, 8:22 PM
How to ensure I "own" everything -Ubuntu Moodle install
Picture of Mary Cooch Mary Cooch
58 Sun, Dec 29, 2013, 6:26 AM
Database Driver Problem MySQLi Error
Picture of Sary Huang Sary Huang
57 Fri, Dec 10, 2010, 2:35 AM
Moving from GoDaddy Shared Linux Hosting to Virtual Private Server
Picture of Gary Lebowitz Gary Lebowitz
57 Sat, Nov 24, 2012, 12:01 AM
Can not find data record in database table context
Picture of Richard Lian Richard Lian
56 Wed, Apr 4, 2012, 4:32 AM
Error during upgrade to 2.0 - Incorrect pool file content
Picture of Shawn Treloar Shawn Treloar
53 Sat, Nov 27, 2010, 10:39 AM
Problem install Moodle with existing Apache server
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52 Fri, Nov 30, 2007, 6:27 AM
Ridiculous $400/hr. for Moodle support with no guarantee
Picture of Travis Rush Travis Rush
52 Thu, Dec 17, 2009, 10:43 AM
Site not accessible after installation "Redirect Loop" (New Installation)
Picture of G R G R
52 Thu, May 30, 2013, 8:01 AM
Installing on Windows Vista
Picture of Mike Barker Mike Barker
51 Thu, Jun 14, 2007, 10:28 AM
3.2.2 upgrade
Picture of Lee Hensley Lee Hensley
51 Wed, Mar 15, 2017, 1:04 AM
Can someone give a good example of where to place the data for Config.php?
Picture of Rick Blanc Rick Blanc
49 Sun, Jun 6, 2004, 10:41 AM
Moodle entirely over SSL?
Picture of Michael Penney Michael Penney
49 Mon, Jun 20, 2005, 3:54 AM
Converting InnoDB tables to Barracuda
Picture of DeWayne Demland DeWayne Demland
49 Fri, May 1, 2015, 5:41 AM
Upgrade Moodle 1.9.17 to 2.2.3 SUCCESS!
Picture of Paul Nijbakker Paul Nijbakker
48 Sat, Jun 23, 2012, 9:52 PM
Upgrade: mod-quiz duplicate key row error
Picture of Steve Lawrence Steve Lawrence
48 Thu, Oct 11, 2012, 6:05 PM
migrate the moodle site without SSH access
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48 Wed, Apr 3, 2019, 6:30 AM
I´m a teacher not a programmer
Picture of Christopher Britt Christopher Britt
46 Fri, Dec 27, 2013, 9:47 PM
New Video Tutorial- How to Install Moodle on Shared Hosting via cPanel (Not Fantastico)
Picture of Tzvi Daum Tzvi Daum
45 Thu, Jul 28, 2011, 9:07 AM
Moodle on Mac
Picture of Merle Mason Merle Mason
44 Fri, Feb 24, 2006, 10:26 AM
Running Cron in Blue Host
Picture of Tiffany Morgan Tiffany Morgan
44 Mon, Sep 23, 2013, 6:08 AM
Moodle 3.5 Installation Stalemate!
Picture of Ray Havlin Ray Havlin
44 Tue, Jul 17, 2018, 10:58 AM
Missing Edior n 2.7 new setup?
Picture of Steve Ambro v3.1 Steve Ambro v3.1
43 Wed, May 28, 2014, 11:29 AM
installation (version 5.5.31 is required and you are running 5.5.5.10.1.10)
Picture of renato agura renato agura
43 Tue, Mar 22, 2016, 10:02 PM
All graphics gone, after install. Trully vexing problem.
Picture of Andre Brassard Andre Brassard
42 Wed, Sep 21, 2016, 1:14 AM
Final Solution for Blank Page Problem
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41 Wed, Jul 19, 2006, 9:17 PM
Installing Moodle 2.0 on 1and1
Picture of Steve Chorny Steve Chorny
41 Thu, Dec 2, 2010, 7:41 AM
2.1 warning mysqli::/cannot connect etc..
Picture of Mary Cooch Mary Cooch
41 Wed, Aug 17, 2011, 11:23 PM
Invalid context id specified context
Picture of Steve Lawrence Steve Lawrence
41 Wed, Dec 5, 2012, 5:30 PM
Godaddy install problem
Picture of Daniel mcnulty Daniel mcnulty
40 Wed, Jun 27, 2007, 4:59 AM
instaliation i folder
Picture of Beata M. Beata M.
40 Mon, Mar 8, 2010, 3:46 PM
looking for a better hosting provider
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40 Fri, Mar 6, 2015, 1:57 PM
From Windows Server to Linux
Picture of Hassan AbdelSabour Hassan AbdelSabour
39 Tue, Jan 13, 2015, 2:29 AM
Unfortunately, cookies are currently not enabled in your browser
Picture of Jeffrey Stemen Jeffrey Stemen
38 Wed, Mar 22, 2006, 11:03 PM
Moodle install gives blank page after Configure Database Step
Picture of Joe Fleener Joe Fleener
38 Wed, Feb 28, 2007, 10:24 AM
how to remove the message "Incorrect access detected, this server may be accessed only through x address, sorry."
Picture of Daniel Garcia Sanchez Daniel Garcia Sanchez
38 Mon, Jan 23, 2012, 6:45 AM
I really need Moodle dev online with Git (for dummies)
Picture of Mary Cooch Mary Cooch
38 Fri, Apr 12, 2013, 2:12 AM
Moodle Newbie
Picture of Peter Goldsmith Peter Goldsmith
38 Sat, Feb 27, 2016, 11:52 PM
Backup and Restore moodle mysql database 5.1 to 5.5 mysql version
Picture of Sergey Muha Sergey Muha
38 Sun, Jun 5, 2016, 7:32 PM
From old to new Moodle
Picture of Mike Neirinck Mike Neirinck
38 Thu, May 23, 2019, 7:26 PM
ADMIN => Blank Page
Picture of Alexander Schories Alexander Schories
37 Sun, Dec 18, 2005, 7:39 PM
Simple Upgrade from 2.2 to 2.4
Picture of curt bixel curt bixel
37 Fri, Dec 7, 2012, 1:32 AM
Antelope to barracuda on WIndows
Picture of Heather P Heather P
37 Wed, Jun 24, 2015, 7:55 PM
Cannot install moodle on godaddy server
Picture of premthilak c premthilak c
37 Fri, Nov 4, 2016, 9:00 PM
Moodledata directory has some files owned by root
Picture of Aretha Etienne Aretha Etienne
37 Thu, Mar 30, 2017, 11:43 PM
unoconv and libreoffice - how to avoid using in Moodle 3+
Picture of Dom London Dom London
37 Fri, Sep 27, 2019, 5:47 AM
Could not install moodle 2.02
Picture of Anthony Rooney Anthony Rooney
36 Mon, Mar 14, 2011, 9:36 PM
Best Moodle hosting company
Picture of Sizwe Dumisani Sizwe Dumisani
36 Sun, Jul 28, 2013, 9:26 PM
Moodle, PhP and MySQL
Picture of Tom Backer Johnsen Tom Backer Johnsen
35 Sun, Jan 8, 2006, 7:31 PM
Upload File Size Limit Increase is NOT effective
Picture of Vijay Reddy Vijay Reddy
35 Sat, May 24, 2008, 11:15 AM
Moodle installation with Sql server
Picture of moon ali moon ali
35 Tue, Aug 26, 2008, 3:08 PM
Moodle 2.5 - admin account installed incorrectly
Picture of Stuart Turner Stuart Turner
35 Mon, Jul 15, 2013, 6:42 PM
Cron issues Moodle 2.7
Picture of Nic Ruley Nic Ruley
35 Wed, May 28, 2014, 10:47 PM
Server 2016, IIS, SQL 2016, PHP7
Picture of Ken McKinnon Ken McKinnon
35 Wed, Feb 22, 2017, 4:32 AM
Moodle Upgrade from 3.5.1 to 3.6.x or 3.7.x
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35 Sat, Jul 6, 2019, 6:00 AM
Can't sign in after server move
Picture of Otaku Dude Otaku Dude
35 Tue, Jul 16, 2019, 11:23 PM
Unable to upgrade to Moodle 1.5 on a Mac
Picture of Jim Hardy Jim Hardy
34 Mon, Jun 20, 2005, 7:48 AM
Install stops with blank page after asking for directories
Picture of Jon Holmes Jon Holmes
34 Mon, Jul 7, 2008, 9:48 PM
Upgrading Moodle Version 1.3.3 to latest- Urgent!!
Picture of Divya Bansal Divya Bansal
34 Wed, Nov 3, 2010, 8:45 PM
Moodle 3.2.2 (= latest available) on Gentoo
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34 Thu, Mar 30, 2017, 7:27 PM
'Data Directory' cannot be found or created
Picture of Steve S. Steve S.
33 Tue, Mar 28, 2006, 4:20 AM
unicode is required to be installed/enabled Check
Picture of huseyin durak huseyin durak
33 Thu, May 10, 2007, 3:28 AM
Requiring slasharguments in Moodle 2.9 - will anybody be seriously affected?
Picture of Marina Glancy Marina Glancy
33 Fri, Jan 23, 2015, 11:14 AM
Web installation of moodle
Picture of Anup Raj Anup Raj
33 Tue, May 24, 2016, 4:31 PM
Moodle 3.4.1+ admin/environment/php extension/intl
Picture of Bright School Bright School
33 Wed, Feb 21, 2018, 7:23 PM
MySQL problems
Picture of Eric Kemsley Eric Kemsley
32 Sat, May 21, 2005, 3:06 AM
Serious Error! Could not set up the site!
Picture of Joachim Korte-Bernard Joachim Korte-Bernard
32 Thu, Oct 6, 2005, 6:31 PM
install errors please help
Picture of Christopher Johnson Christopher Johnson
32 Sun, May 13, 2007, 12:48 PM
Can not create local file pool file, please verify permissions in dataroot and available disk space.
Picture of Colin Cooper Colin Cooper
32 Sun, Sep 15, 2013, 9:57 PM
Planet Hoster, Softaculous, Moodle and Gapfill
Picture of Giralda M Giralda M
32 Fri, Sep 13, 2019, 1:25 AM
Moodle displays no theme when page is refreshed
Picture of Lisa Thiessen Lisa Thiessen
31 Sat, Sep 3, 2011, 4:08 AM
having problem with installing Moodle 2.5
Picture of Mia Cruz Mia Cruz
31 Fri, Jun 7, 2013, 12:17 AM
FreeTDS php_dblib.dll for PHP 5.5
Picture of David Aylmer David Aylmer
31 Fri, Jul 19, 2013, 9:30 PM
Can't get through the installation process! Problem with admin account setup
Picture of Иван Харитонов Иван Харитонов
31 Sat, Feb 18, 2017, 5:30 PM
Upgrade 2.7 Antelope to Barracuda
Picture of Annie Price Annie Price
31 Mon, Mar 6, 2017, 8:27 PM
Can"t login afther updat 3.5.2+ 10-11-2018
Picture of Bas van Kollenburg Bas van Kollenburg
31 Sat, Nov 10, 2018, 11:39 PM
$$$ for installation assistance
Picture of Dan Stein Dan Stein
30 Tue, Jun 19, 2007, 7:57 PM
Error: Database connection failed. It is possible that the database is overloaded or otherwise not running properly. The site administrator should also check that the database details have been correctly specified in config.php
Picture of Jet Batung Bakal Jet Batung Bakal
30 Thu, Sep 10, 2009, 10:26 AM
Multiple Moodle Installs Sharing /moodledata/ Directory
Picture of Logan Modine Logan Modine
30 Wed, Dec 16, 2009, 8:42 AM
Moodle 1.9.7 vs 2.4
Picture of Danielle Laplante Danielle Laplante
30 Sat, May 4, 2013, 1:50 AM
Cron Still giving me grief
Picture of David Maldonado David Maldonado
30 Tue, Jan 27, 2015, 12:33 AM
installing Moodle on Ubuntu
Picture of Salvatore DeMaio Salvatore DeMaio
30 Tue, Mar 15, 2016, 7:35 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
Editing course - moodle 1.8
Picture of Dean Gostisa Dean Gostisa
29 Sat, Mar 31, 2007, 6:15 PM
Upgarde from 1.5.4 to 1.6 latest
Picture of Jon Witts Jon Witts
29 Tue, May 29, 2007, 9:19 PM
Moodle Installation Problem - Apache Syntax
Picture of Brad Wilson Brad Wilson
29 Thu, Jan 29, 2009, 8:54 PM
Send notification emails function is not working in Moodle 1.9.5+.
Picture of Shin Okada Shin Okada
29 Mon, Sep 14, 2009, 1:48 PM
Install Moodle 2.0 "Could not find a top-level course!"
Picture of Fritz Richter Fritz Richter
29 Tue, May 18, 2010, 11:01 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
FAILED Upgrade from 1.9.19 to 2.0.10
Picture of Myrrh Lynn Myrrh Lynn
29 Sun, Aug 4, 2013, 4:16 AM
Moodle site installation
Picture of rana saad rana saad
29 Sun, Apr 10, 2016, 4:16 AM