Recommender

Blocks ::: block_recommender
Maintained by Jenny Gray
This block offers three different recommendation services: popular activities on this course; popular courses on this site; and shared bookmarks. Each can be enabled and configured separately.

Recommender 2.4

Moodle 2.4
Released: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 10:19 PM
This block offers three different recommendation services

- popular activities on this course;
- popular courses on this site;
- shared bookmarks.

Each can be enabled and configured separately.

Each service displays the top 3 links in the block and a may offer a link to an additional page with further recommendations.

Popular activities service lists the 10 most viewed/updated resources and activities within the current course.

Popular courses service lists the top 3 other courses which the current course students are also enrolled upon

Shared bookmarks allows teachers to add any url to the block to make their own recommendations.

The block can be extended by developing your own services.

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2.4 Update 2013032502

- Moved unit tests to PHPUnit
- Added addinstance capability
- Performance improvements

Version information

Version build number
2013032502
Version release name
2.4
Can be updated from
2.3.3 (2013011502)
Maturity
Stable version
MD5 Sum
cd0a71ee06913cfc376f701b2668a5c0
Supported software
Moodle 2.4
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.4

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
GIT
VCS repository URL
VCS branch
MOODLE_24_STABLE

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Blocks

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the block folder.
  3. Place the folder (eg "myblock") in the "blocks" subdirectory.
  4. Visit http://yoursite.com/admin to complete the installation
  5. Turn editing on in any home or course page.
  6. Add the block to the page
  7. Visit the config link in the block for more options.