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 2.1

Moodle 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11
Released: Thursday, August 26, 2021, 5:49 PM
copyright 2017 Bas Brands,
author Bas Brands
license GNU GPL v3 or later

version 2021082600:

Privacy provider implementation by Cameron Ball.

version 2017010400:

Updated to API event handlers version 2 for Moodle 3.1 and newer. Thanks to Nadav Kavalerchik!

version 2015100300:

All profile fields / custom profile fields are now available for usage. To see
the available fields navigate to /local/welcome/index.php

version 2015042900:

Added an option to select the authentication methods that will trigger a
welcome message. This way you can use the welcome plugin for manual authentication
an disable it for (for example) email based self registration.


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

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Supported software
Moodle 2.5, Moodle 2.6, Moodle 2.7, Moodle 2.8, Moodle 2.9, Moodle 3.0, Moodle 3.1, Moodle 3.2, Moodle 3.3, Moodle 3.4, Moodle 3.5, Moodle 3.6, Moodle 3.7, Moodle 3.8, Moodle 3.9, Moodle 3.10, Moodle 3.11
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.5
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.6
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.7
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.8
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.9
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.0
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.1
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.2
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.3
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.4
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.5
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.6
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.7
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.8
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.9
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.10
  • Latest release for Moodle 3.11

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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.