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This Filter is required for the Socialwall Course Format. The Moodle Socialwall will transform your Moodle course into a social learning platform. This includes a familiar post interface, timeline of posts, filtering of the timeline, and integration with Moodle's activities and resources. A social learning format allows teachers to pick up the tool and begin using it right away.

Retrieve Title and Teaserimage from webpage via url 2.8

Release notes

moodle-filter_urlresource

This plugin is part of a set of plugins belonging to the socialwall course format (https://github.com/synergylearning/moodle-format_socialwall). This is a new filter than can be turned on for the course that will convert a URL resource type http link that is added and will grab the title and a photo similar to how facebook does from the remote website to display it on the course page. If you use the course format socialwall and filter is active,

  1. students may select an image and edit a description for substitution, when posting a link
  2. teacher may select or change an image and a description for any existing mod url.
Moodle 2.7, 2.8, 2.9

Version information

Version build number
2015082700
Version release name
2.8
Maturity
Stable version
MD5 Sum
e9a0e11e0a1152c824ac63aa2b8a9a7c
Supported software
Moodle 2.7, Moodle 2.8, Moodle 2.9
  • 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

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
GIT
VCS repository URL
VCS branch
socw_28

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Filters

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