General plugins (Local): Moodle welcome

local_welcome
Maintained by Picture of Bas Brands Bas Brands
Sends a welcome message to new users, sends a notification to a moderator of the new user creation

Moodle welcome 2

Release notes

copyright 2017 Bas Brands, Basbrands.nl
author Bas Brands bas@sonsbeekmedia.nl
license http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GNU GPL v3 or later


CHANGES

CHANGES
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.

ABOUT

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.

SETTINGS

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


SAMPLE MESSAGE

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+

Cheers,


INSTALLATION

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

Site Administration->Plugins->Local plugins->Moodle welcome
Moodle 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2

Version information

Version build number
2017010400
Version release name
2
Maturity
Stable version
MD5 Sum
de380a2da1f594ad027ffcb5fe196082
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
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.5
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.6
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.7
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.8
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.9
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.0
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.1
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.2

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
GIT
VCS repository URL
VCS tag
v2

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 http://yoursite.com/admin to finish the installation.