Moodle welcome

General plugins (Local) ::: local_welcome
Maintained by Bas Brands
Sends a welcome message to new users, sends a notification to a moderator of the new user creation

Moodle welcome 1.0 (Build: 2013101100)

Moodle 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8
Released: Monday, October 13, 2014, 10:33 PM
copyright 2014 Bas Brands,
author Bas Brands
license GNU GPL v3 or later


This plugin for Moodle sends a configurable welcome message to new users.

The plugin uses the event system in Moodle and will be triggerd when a new
user is created, no matter if this was a manually created account or an
account created using self registration.


This local plugin allows you to configure:

The email message / subject to the new user
The email message / subject for the moderator / admin
The email address for the moderator / admin
The firstname / lastname of the admin


Welcome fullname

Your Moodle account has been created and you're ready to go! Your account has
been created with the following details:

Name: fullname,
Username: username,
Firstname: firstname,
Lastname: lastname,
Email: email,
City: city,
Country: country

Feel free to reach out to us at any time through our email, on twitter or google+



Just place the welcome directory inside your Moodle's local directory.
Install the plugin and browse to:

Site Administration->Plugins->Local plugins->Moodle welcome

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
1.0 (Build: 2013101100)
Can be updated from
1.0 (Build: 20122802500) (2012082200), 1.0 (Build: 20122091900) (2012091900), 1.0 (Build: 20122091900) (2012101800), 1.0 (Build: 2013101100) (2013101100), 1.0 (Build: 2013101100) (2014021000), 1.0 (Build: 2014022000) (2014022000)
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
PHP 5.3, PHP 5.2, PHP 5.4, Moodle 2.4, Moodle 2.5, Moodle 2.6, PHP 5.5, Moodle 2.7, PHP 5.6, Moodle 2.8

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type General plugins (Local)

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder in the "local" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to finish the installation.