Usability

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Documentation: Usability FAQ
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User centered, neat moodle themes - for dashboard and course sites Picture of Jonas Liepmann Jonas Liepmann 9 Chris Kenniburg
Tue, 28 Mar 2017, 10:15 AM
Course Navigation Tara Mann Tara Mann 4 Derek Chirnside
Tue, 28 Mar 2017, 7:29 AM
Marking Page Much Too Narrow Picture of Paul Troop Paul Troop 14 Stuart Lamour
Mon, 27 Mar 2017, 10:58 PM
import groups Picture of Nancy Evans Nancy Evans 8 Eoin Campbell
Sun, 26 Mar 2017, 5:01 PM
Number of years in date selection forms Picture of Malcolm Abel Malcolm Abel 4 Malcolm Abel
Fri, 24 Mar 2017, 8:16 AM
Create students marks comparison charts Picture of Bhagya W Bhagya W 1 Jon Bolton
Thu, 23 Mar 2017, 4:49 AM
Assignment module usability refinements Picture of Stuart Lamour Stuart Lamour 4 Randy Thornton
Thu, 16 Mar 2017, 7:12 AM
Font awesome to replace activity icons Picture of Phil Martin Phil Martin 0 Phil Martin
Mon, 13 Mar 2017, 9:34 AM
Website Administration - different languages? Picture of Daniel S Daniel S 3 Joost Elshoff
Fri, 10 Feb 2017, 11:48 PM
Enter to send with messages on M3.2 Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard 4 Gareth J Barnard
Sun, 29 Jan 2017, 8:30 PM
Adding activities to a page - what do you think? Jim Judges Jim Judges 11 Elizabeth Dalton
Thu, 26 Jan 2017, 2:35 PM
How to Collapse Subtopics under Essential Themes Alex Briones Alex Briones 5 Gareth J Barnard
Wed, 25 Jan 2017, 8:36 PM
Mark forum threads Picture of Peter Diedrichs Peter Diedrichs 0 Peter Diedrichs
Wed, 25 Jan 2017, 4:07 AM
Error in PHP - Unsure what to do Picture of Lisa Nally Lisa Nally 1 Mike Churchward
Wed, 18 Jan 2017, 2:07 AM
Restoring backed-up course takes forever Picture of Jonas Graham Jonas Graham 0 Jonas Graham
Sat, 14 Jan 2017, 6:38 AM
3.2 navigation: separate current course from the others Picture of Eduardo Rey Eduardo Rey 0 Eduardo Rey
Thu, 12 Jan 2017, 12:28 AM
Gear buttons hidden on when clicked on event Picture of Noorazlan Ahmad Yaacob Noorazlan Ahmad Yaacob 2 Noorazlan Ahmad Yaacob
Mon, 9 Jan 2017, 10:54 PM
Filter course per language on main page Picture of Filipe Ferreira Filipe Ferreira 0 Filipe Ferreira
Sat, 7 Jan 2017, 1:40 AM
Partial Matching When Searching for Users to Enrol Picture of Keisuke TAMAI Keisuke TAMAI 1 Keisuke TAMAI
Wed, 4 Jan 2017, 9:45 AM
Badges Expiring Notification Picture of Casey Tyler Casey Tyler 4 Randy Thornton
Wed, 4 Jan 2017, 8:25 AM
3.1 After One Quarter of Use (Grades/Assignment tool)..... me Tonia Malone 1 David Morrow
Tue, 3 Jan 2017, 1:38 AM
Participate In Moodle Usability Testing (Round 2) Picture of Alberto Corado Alberto Corado 1 Tara Mann
Fri, 16 Dec 2016, 9:11 PM
marking guide/rubric - no stay or leave page message Picture of Susan Fleming Susan Fleming 0 Susan Fleming
Wed, 7 Dec 2016, 3:50 AM
Strange Error on Screen? Picture of Aaron Czarnecki Aaron Czarnecki 1 C Behan
Tue, 6 Dec 2016, 9:12 PM
Viewing a report on student progress Picture of Michael Foran Michael Foran 0 Michael Foran
Wed, 30 Nov 2016, 3:54 AM
Feedback analyzis in pdf format Picture of Attila Bolemányi Attila Bolemányi 0 Attila Bolemányi
Tue, 22 Nov 2016, 8:28 PM
I can't find 'event monitor menu' in user preference > messaging Picture of Lee Taesang Lee Taesang 0 Lee Taesang
Mon, 21 Nov 2016, 9:33 PM
Show question type icons in the quiz manual grading overview Picture of Antonia Bonaccorso Antonia Bonaccorso 4 Antonia Bonaccorso
Mon, 21 Nov 2016, 6:31 PM
easy hack to add Google Translate site-wide Picture of Andrew Levine Andrew Levine 1 Andrew Levine
Sat, 19 Nov 2016, 11:34 AM
Moodle HQ Card Sorting & Survey Report Picture of Alberto Corado Alberto Corado 3 Marcus Green
Fri, 4 Nov 2016, 11:10 PM
Social Media links in profiles Picture of Andy Chaplin Andy Chaplin 6 AL Rachels
Sun, 30 Oct 2016, 11:53 PM
Goto button on quiz review page Picture of Gary Garside Gary Garside 3 AL Rachels
Sun, 16 Oct 2016, 7:46 AM
How do I make an automated functionality that keeps track of the last page I read in a course? CPER logo Rolf Cper 12 AL Rachels
Sat, 15 Oct 2016, 11:24 PM
Hiding navigation block on the frontpage Picture of Paul K Paul K 3 Charles Krengel eLearn Solutions
Thu, 29 Sep 2016, 5:16 PM
Having to click 'view hidden courses' on Dashboard - very annoying (m3.1) Picture of Dave Perry Dave Perry 1 Mary Cooch
Tue, 20 Sep 2016, 11:37 PM
"Options" when Grading peculiarity.... C'est Moi.... Steve Ambro v3.1 15 Steve Ambro v3.1
Mon, 19 Sep 2016, 6:56 AM
Grouping mode icons - are they a good solution? Picture of anna ko anna ko 2 anna ko
Sun, 18 Sep 2016, 5:48 PM
Add Questions with different time limit. Picture of Dimitris Sot Dimitris Sot 3 pete moodle
Fri, 16 Sep 2016, 10:22 PM
Participate In Moodle Usability Testing Picture of Alberto Corado Alberto Corado 13 Nadav Kavalerchik
Fri, 16 Sep 2016, 5:44 PM
Alternative text WGAG Picture of Jamie Howard Jamie Howard 5 Leticia Dark-rose
Wed, 14 Sep 2016, 3:12 PM
Help on Usability Test Development Picture of William Dale Santander William Dale Santander 1 Gareth J Barnard
Sun, 11 Sep 2016, 11:38 PM
View as group/grouping Steve McGuire Steve McGuire 2 Steve Ambro v3.1
Sun, 11 Sep 2016, 6:29 AM
Can editing always be 'on' in the teacher view? Picture of April Cookson April Cookson 1 Steve Ambro v3.1
Sun, 11 Sep 2016, 6:10 AM
Closed Captioned video via html5 and IE Picture of Bradley Botkin Bradley Botkin 0 Bradley Botkin
Tue, 6 Sep 2016, 8:05 PM
Points for enrolling in a course Picture of Corey Zinn Corey Zinn 0 Corey Zinn
Tue, 30 Aug 2016, 8:19 PM
Alternate name fallback? Picture of Chad Bergeron Chad Bergeron 0 Chad Bergeron
Tue, 16 Aug 2016, 11:59 PM
Screenreader/VoiceOver access on iOS? Picture of Joya Bromeland Musa Joya Bromeland Musa 1 Lorraine Jennemann
Fri, 12 Aug 2016, 9:13 PM
Tag problems in TinyMCE editor Picture of John Simmons John Simmons 0 John Simmons
Mon, 8 Aug 2016, 11:26 AM
Longevity of HTML (& Adobe Captivate) Picture of Mike Stein Mike Stein 5 Just H
Sat, 30 Jul 2016, 10:24 AM
Duplicating tabs in Onetopic format Picture of Eliana Sohn Eliana Sohn 1 David Herney Bernal
Wed, 20 Jul 2016, 1:58 AM
Discussion about the Usability of the new grading interface Picture of Marcus Green Marcus Green 1 William Stewart
Wed, 13 Jul 2016, 8:33 AM
Question about specifics of importing into a course Picture of John Chisholm John Chisholm 0 John Chisholm
Mon, 11 Jul 2016, 11:49 PM
Changing images on Essential theme login page Picture of Nick Raj Nick Raj 2 C Schipper
Thu, 30 Jun 2016, 5:06 PM
SCORM displayed in pop-up in other LMS Picture of Nigel Hoath Nigel Hoath 4 Nigel Hoath
Tue, 28 Jun 2016, 10:31 PM
Username and real name Picture of Nigel Hoath Nigel Hoath 7 Richard Oelmann
Mon, 27 Jun 2016, 11:08 PM
Fixing the main menu block Picture of Virgil Ashruf Virgil Ashruf 1 Richard Oelmann
Thu, 9 Jun 2016, 5:03 AM
Example: prompt to continue before performing an operation Picture of Mike Finch Mike Finch 0 Mike Finch
Fri, 3 Jun 2016, 1:05 AM
We have to stop doing this! (Silly settings) Tim at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Tim Hunt 21 Martin H
Thu, 2 Jun 2016, 1:47 PM
Add additional links in header (Next to Login Button) Picture of Purvil Patel Purvil Patel 0 Purvil Patel
Mon, 30 May 2016, 3:52 AM
Courses with summaries limit on frontpage Picture of Angelo Spiler Angelo Spiler 0 Angelo Spiler
Sat, 28 May 2016, 6:39 PM
How to make table of images wrap responsively in Moodle Picture of Mike Condardo Mike Condardo 3 Richard Oelmann
Fri, 27 May 2016, 4:00 AM
HTML block visibility Picture of Russell Robshaw Russell Robshaw 3 C Behan
Thu, 5 May 2016, 5:46 PM
Video formats for course pages Picture of Rob Lee Rob Lee 2 Marcus Green
Thu, 5 May 2016, 4:08 PM
Better marking screen use Picture of Marvin Hamm Marvin Hamm 2 AL Rachels
Thu, 5 May 2016, 1:00 AM
Why do we have to create our own navigation buttons in lessons? Picture of Ken Li Ken Li 2 Richard Oelmann
Wed, 4 May 2016, 7:03 PM
Edit Menu Items in Gradebook setup Picture of Eric Strom Eric Strom 0 Eric Strom
Fri, 22 Apr 2016, 2:01 AM
Showing loading animation for embedded PDF files Picture of Nazmus Sadat Nazmus Sadat 0 Nazmus Sadat
Thu, 21 Apr 2016, 7:46 PM
"Create new course" workflow needs improvement (were should i go next after enrollment) Picture of Daniel Neis Araujo Daniel Neis Araujo 2 Mary Cooch
Thu, 21 Apr 2016, 3:42 PM
Filepicker slow after Windows update Picture of Jesper Christesnen Jesper Christesnen 0 Jesper Christesnen
Tue, 19 Apr 2016, 8:54 PM
Popups in folders and decent file manager Picture of Arne Pursell Arne Pursell 4 Richard Oelmann
Mon, 18 Apr 2016, 7:05 AM
Auto-enrollment from shopping cart Picture of James Becker James Becker 3 James Becker
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 9:56 PM
Usability problem: adding random questions Tim at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Tim Hunt 0 Tim Hunt
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 2:06 AM
Video Formats Picture of Ken St. John Ken St. John 5 Ken St. John
Tue, 29 Mar 2016, 8:23 AM
Test Bank: Collapsible directory folders? (New Feature for) Picture of K Kirkwood K Kirkwood 0 K Kirkwood
Tue, 22 Mar 2016, 11:42 AM
Select multiple files in filepicker dialog Picture of Ross Smith Ross Smith 2 Nicholas Stefanski
Tue, 15 Mar 2016, 3:03 AM
Points for multiple answers question Picture of Pasi Hakkarainen Pasi Hakkarainen 1 Tim Hunt
Fri, 11 Mar 2016, 3:58 AM
Activity chooser Picture of William Lu William Lu 3 Mike Churchward
Wed, 9 Mar 2016, 10:33 PM
Remove footer Picture of Paul Lemarchand Paul Lemarchand 1 Paul Lemarchand
Fri, 4 Mar 2016, 11:21 PM
Loading SCORM files Picture of Daniel Rizza Daniel Rizza 0 Daniel Rizza
Thu, 3 Mar 2016, 2:35 AM
Moodle UI customizations Picture of David Ordóñez David Ordóñez 1 Fernando Acedo
Tue, 23 Feb 2016, 5:23 PM
Adding Custom Grading Calculations Picture of Keith Rupnik Keith Rupnik 2 Keith Rupnik
Fri, 19 Feb 2016, 4:47 AM
tracking the time spent by students on course/activity Picture of Emmerich Anderson Emmerich Anderson 8 Vincent Garnier
Wed, 10 Feb 2016, 2:10 AM
Collapsed Topics toggles, accessibility and the space bar. Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard 5 Gareth J Barnard
Mon, 8 Feb 2016, 1:34 AM
cant connect to the server Picture of Mohammed awad Mohammed awad 0 Mohammed awad
Sun, 7 Feb 2016, 4:56 PM
Need way to edit oodles of access restrictions quickly Picture of Shannon Sookochoff Shannon Sookochoff 0 Shannon Sookochoff
Thu, 4 Feb 2016, 7:37 AM
hide calendar events for a particular course Picture of Rick Lindquist Rick Lindquist 2 Kim Salinas
Sun, 31 Jan 2016, 3:20 AM
URL's in folders? Picture of Angelo Spiler Angelo Spiler 4 Angelo Spiler
Thu, 21 Jan 2016, 4:52 AM
moodle hanging Picture of Mohammed awad Mohammed awad 0 Mohammed awad
Sat, 9 Jan 2016, 2:49 PM
Programmed Marking Down of Late Quizzes Picture of Christy Coobatis Christy Coobatis 3 Tim Hunt
Wed, 6 Jan 2016, 4:52 PM
Class not shown on moodle Picture of Consuelo Luna Consuelo Luna 1 Marcus Green
Wed, 6 Jan 2016, 3:49 AM
Sending message to all participants has a usability problem Picture of anna ko anna ko 5 Atul Shetty
Mon, 4 Jan 2016, 4:09 AM
Questions on Enforcements in Moodle Picture of Cape School, Inc. Cape School, Inc. 1 Tim Hunt
Fri, 1 Jan 2016, 6:51 PM
Is there a way for a non-programmer to get the list of students with the courses they are enrolled in? Any plugin? Picture of Nadirshah Ferozepurwalla Nadirshah Ferozepurwalla 1 John Provasnik
Tue, 22 Dec 2015, 9:40 PM
Is there a way to generate a user report with dates? Picture of karen friedman karen friedman 0 karen friedman
Wed, 16 Dec 2015, 8:59 PM
Track Changes for Collaborative Courses Picture of Eric Strom Eric Strom 2 Eric Strom
Wed, 9 Dec 2015, 12:50 AM
Moodle Usability - opening and printing PDF files without leaving Moodle Frankie's the name, Moodle's my game! Frankie Kam 0 Frankie Kam
Tue, 8 Dec 2015, 10:35 AM
Some good links on Improving Moodle's Usability Frankie's the name, Moodle's my game! Frankie Kam 0 Frankie Kam
Wed, 2 Dec 2015, 1:36 PM
LDAP/SSO Credentials Picture of Paula Burke Paula Burke 0 Paula Burke
Sat, 21 Nov 2015, 12:43 AM
Allow user to choose not to persist flexitable preferences accross sections? Picture of Daniel Neis Araujo Daniel Neis Araujo 0 Daniel Neis Araujo
Wed, 18 Nov 2015, 3:14 AM
drag and drop questions on a small screen device Picture of Josiah Carberry Josiah Carberry 2 Tim Hunt
Wed, 18 Nov 2015, 2:53 AM
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