Activities: SocialWiki

mod_socialwiki
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This is a social kind of wiki, where many page versions may coexist, and where users can connect ('follow' each other) in a social network.

SocialWiki 1.0.1

Release notes

socialwiki

What is this?

This is a Moodle plugin. It is a social kind of wiki, where many page versions may coexist, and where users can connect ('follow' each other) in a social network. See http://nmai.ca/home/research-projects/socialwiki for details.

Moodle

To install this plugin you need a working instance of moodle, which itself requires an http server (typically apache httpd, also works with lighttpd, possibly others, php and a relational DB (mysql typically). See moodle.org for installation details. Socialwiki was developed with moodle 2.5 and 2.6, and mysql DB. It is known to work with this configuration.

Installation instructions

Download zip, or checkout using git. Put all files in a directory called "socialwiki". Copy socialwiki directory to moodle's mod directory. Navigate to the website's Notifications page, follow directions on screen.

New Styles

You can add a new style (css) to Socialwiki. To add a new style: * create a new css file name it stylename_style.css * add your style name to the array in the locallib.php function socialwiki_get_styles * add a string in language file with the name you added in locallib set it equal to what you want displayed in the selector * all pictures are in the pix folder * changes to pix names must be fixed in renderer.php

Moodle 2.6, 2.7, 2.8

Version information

Version build number
2015070900
Version release name
1.0.1
Can be updated to
1.0.2, 1.0.6 (2016100600), 1.0.7 (2017010100)
Maturity
Stable version
MD5 Sum
6cdd145f2ed97adfaef24e9cb9b5f6be
Supported software
Moodle 2.6, Moodle 2.7, Moodle 2.8

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
GIT
VCS repository URL

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Activities

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "assignment") in the "mod" subdirectory.
  4. Visit http://yoursite.com/admin to finish the installation