Courses to Calendar

General plugins (Local) ::: local_coursetocal
Maintained by Andres Ramos, LMS Doctor
Display all your courses in the Calendar as Site Events from selected categories. Sometimes and for some reasons, you want to display to everyone your courses in the Calendar and this is exactly what this plugin does.
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Courses to Calendar

This plugin allows you to display the courses in the Calendar as Site Events. Sometimes and for some reasons, you want to display to everyone your courses in the Calendar and this is exactly what this plugin does.

You are able to decide what categories of courses can be displayed as site events in the Moodle Calendar.

Features

  • From the calendar, users can access a course through a Link.
  • As an admin, you can update the course's date directly from the calendar. It supports drag and drops functionality so it automatically updates the course with the new dates.
  • As an admin, you can update the course's summary from the calendar.
  • You can change the text link that takes the user to the course from the calendar.
  • You can change the courses categories that will display the courses in the calendar as Site Events.

How to use?

  1. Go to Site Administration > Plugins > Local > Courses to Calendar,  access the plugin's settings and select 1 or more categories that you wish your courses to be displayed in the calendar.
  2. After you save, the plugin will automatically run in the background and add to the Calendar your courses as long as they have the Start Date and End Date enabled.
  3. Now you will be able to edit the events to update the courses, or simply by updating the courses the events will be updated.

Support

Thanks to

This plugin was sponsored by ECBOCES www.ecboces.org and developed by LMS Doctor, Inc. www.lmsdoctor.com



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Contributors

Andres Ramos (Lead maintainer)
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  • Thu 17 Sep 2020 05:25 AM
    It was resolved for Stephen. We figured out what was causing the issue and resolved it. Basically, he had all categories hidden and the plugin needs at least 1 available for the settings, otherwise it doesn't allow to move forward from the new settings page.
  • Thu 26 Nov 2020 13:32 PM
    Hi, is anyone feel Moodle get slow after this plugin installed. In my site after install plugin, when each student login it showing loading "Course overview" for around more then 1 minute or sometimes it showing database overload error also.

    My Moodle version is (v3.7.6)
    Installed plugin version:Courses to Calendar v3.6.2



  • Thu 26 Nov 2020 20:46 PM
    Course overview should not be affected at all. We are currently we reworking the plugin to avoid a large database call when system admin settings page is loaded but that is the only I have noticed. Have you turned debugging on?
  • Sun 10 Jan 2021 03:34 AM
    @Sabu snp , The latest version fixes the loading problem. Feel free to upgrade and test.
  • Tue 13 Jul 2021 00:42 AM
    Hi!

    I have installed the calendar but I do not get the field to enter the event description.
    I don't see anything for the plugin configuration.

    Does anyone know what the problem is?
    My Moodle version: 3.9
    Plugin version: 3.9.2

    Thanks!
  • Tue 13 Jul 2021 01:12 AM
    The plugin settings are found under plugins/local/coursetocal - I am not sure what you mean by the event description field - this is mapped from the course summary.
  • Tue 13 Jul 2021 18:09 PM
    This field image3
  • Tue 13 Jul 2021 19:41 PM
    You can either click on edit and edit it from the event or edit the course summary field on your course edit settings page.
  • Mon 26 Jul 2021 18:19 PM
    Look: Captura-de-pantalla-2021-07-26-a-las-12-12-09
    This field don't not appears...
  • Mon 26 Jul 2021 19:55 PM
    Not sure what this has to do with the plugin. You are adding a user event - what happens if you change to a course event? What version of Moodle?
  • Mon 13 Dec 2021 20:45 PM
    Hi, thanks for this plug in. It seems that the courses appear in the calendar as "site events". Is there a way for them to appear as "category event" or "course event" ? The final point would be that the students could only see (in the calendar) the courses they are registered in.
  • Mon 13 Dec 2021 20:47 PM
    This plugin was designed to enable you to use moodle as an Events Management site. The course appear as site events so that anyone can see them and register for them. I have no plans to add additional functionality to allow them to be added at a different level but if you have someone that code that for you and want to add it as a pull request, I can look at it.
  • Wed 26 Jan 2022 01:51 AM
    Andres, could you update to 3.11 - I am also currently testing succesfully on 4.0 dev site
  • Sun 6 Mar 2022 20:07 PM
    Andres, could you update to 3.11
  • Tue 29 Mar 2022 00:06 AM
    It works just fine in 3.11 - have also successfully tested in 4.0 beta...
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