How to use Flickr as a Moodle image repository

Like Youtube is known as a great online video repository, the Yahoo-owned service Flickr has gained it’s popularity as a great online image repository. It is reported that there are now 6 billion images hosted on Flickr and the number is still growing.

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How to install a new Mahara Theme

We have just released our first free Mahara theme – Orange. The theme is developed to be consistent with our free Moodle theme – Mandarin, so you can use them together to form a seamless “Mahoodle” setup…

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How to bulk upload users to Mahara

Adding users one by one in Mahara can be a tedious admin job. Luckily, Mahara actually provides a quick and easy way for adding multiple users at one go…

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How to pull a Twitter Feed into Moodle

Twitter has become ubiquitous on the web nowadays. Displaying your organization’s Twitter Feed on your website is an effective way to inform your site visitors or users about your latest news and events…

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Moodle, Mahara and Mahoodle

Recently, we have launched our Moodle and Mahara demonstration sites. If you are interested in the open source e-learning platform and e-portfolio system, you should definitely take a look…

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How to add a horizontal navigation menu in Moodle 2.0

A horizontal navigation menu is an almost must-have element for all websites these days, and it has become a website design convention. Site navigation has a great impact in terms of user experience, hence it is essential to have this enabled for your Moodle site…

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Embed YouTube videos into your Moodle 2.0 course

More and more teachers and trainers are using video clips to enhance their material these days. As YouTube has gained great popularity among educators, I’m going to show you how to embed YouTube videos into your Moodle course…

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Add custom welcome message to Moodle’s login page

By default, Moodle’s login page looks like Figure 1 shown below, with the default login form centered on the page. In this tutorial, I’m going to quickly show you how to add a custom welcome message next to the login form as shown in Figure 2…

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How to install a new Moodle theme

We have finally finished our first free Moodle theme, you can go to the freebies page to download the zip file and feel free to use for your Moodle implementation. I thought it would make sense to write a quick post to guide you through the theme installation process…

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