Brand new Moodle theme released! Based on Boost and packed with exciting new features.
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Maker – a Boost based Moodle Theme (Main Features)

We are excited to announce the release of a new Moodle theme “Maker“. Unlike the rest of our Moodle themes, Maker is built based on Moodle’s latest core theme “Boost” which means it utilises all of the latest features available to Moodle and provides the best overall user experience for your Moodle site. It’s packed with awesome configurable features to work with your branding and will make your Moodle site truly outstanding.

Live Demo Theme Details

Below are some of the main features Maker offers:

1. Branding

You can upload your own logo image, select your branding colours and Google fonts. For advanced users, you can also add your custom CSS/SCSS to override the default theme styling.

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2. Frontpage

There are 8 configurable theme sections you can use to design your Moodle’s frontpage. All of the sections can be turned on or off based on your needs.

1) Slideshow Section

In this section, you can add up to 4 slide images and a course search box. You can also add your site headline, summary, call-to-action button and a video link. If you want to make the slideshow section occupy less or more screen space you can adjust the height accordingly.

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2) Benefits Section

In this section, you can add up to 6 blocks. This section is designed for you to list benefits/features you offer to your users to convince them why they should take your courses. There are 900+ Google material icons available for you to use.

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3) Featured Section

This section is designed for you to promote your top courses/pages. You can add up to 12 blocks and customise the thumbnail image, title, content and link for each block. If you’d like to draw visitors’ attention to a particular course/page item you can add a label on top of the thumbnail image.

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4) Promo Carousel Section

You can add up to 6 items in this section. It’s designed as a content marketing tool. If you have some promotional Youtube/Vimeo videos, this is the perfect place to add them.

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5) Logos Section

You can use this section to display your users/awards/press mentions/partnerships etc. You can add up to 6 logo images. If you don’t want to use this section, you can simply turn it off.

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6) Testimonial Section

You can use this section to add up to 6 testimonials. It’s a great way to add social proof to your site.

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7) FAQ Section

You can use this section to address frequently asked questions about your courses, business or organisation. It’s a great way to earn users’ trust by providing extra info about your learning platform or business model. You can add up to 10 Q&A in this section. If you have more Q&A you can add them in a Moodle Static Page and provide a link from the frontpage FAQ section as shown on our demo.

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7) Call-To-Action Section

This section is just above the site footer. You can use this section to further promote your site and persuade users to take actions.

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8) Course List

From Maker v2.1 (for Moodle 3.5) you can configure the frontpage course list layout. Learn more

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3. Site Alert

You have an option to add a site alert to the frontpage. It’s located just above the slideshow section. This can be very useful when you need to announce something new to your visitors for a short period of time. You can change the alert background colour to suit your brand colour.

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4. Login Page

You have the option to add a background image to the login page.

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5. Social Media Links

You can choose to display your social media links on the site header and footer area. Maker has all of the major social media options built-in.

Available options:
Website, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Linkedin, YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr, Tumblr, SlideShare, Skype, Weibo, RSS Feed.

Want to display something not in the list above? You can add your custom links too:

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6. Footer Area

In the footer area, you have the option to add 4 content blocks (read the tutorial), 1 footer widget area and your site copyright info.

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Course Page

You have the option to display a course header image on the course page. Learn more

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7. Course Design

You can easily add Bootstrap 4 UI components to enhance your Moodle course design. Read the tutorial

8. Google Analytics

You can monitor your site traffic by adding your Google Analytics ID.

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