General plugins (Local): Moodle welcome

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Sends a welcome message to new users, sends a notification to a moderator of the new user creation

Moodle welcome 1.0 (Build: 20122091900)

Release notes

This plugin sends new users a welcome message after signing up for moodle and sends a configurable moderator a message when a new user signs up.

-This version adds the ability to set the "send from" email addres in the plugin's settings pages that is different from the email addres of the moderator

-You can now enable / disable the sending of email to a moderator and the sending of email to new users.

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

Configure the settings page

This plugin will work for all types of authentication plugins, including manual.

Moodle 2.1, 2.2, 2.3

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
1.0 (Build: 20122091900)
Can be updated to
1.0 (Build: 2013101100) (2014101300), 1.0 (Build: 2013101100) (2014101300)
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 2.1, Moodle 2.2, Moodle 2.3

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.