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Moodle Theme Herald

Herald is a responsive Moodle theme perfect for colleges, universities, businesses and government organisations. It comes with 4 hand-pciked colour schemes and can be easily customised to meet your specific branding needs.

This theme is built on the popular Bootstrap 3 framework so you can also use Bootstrap’s various components in your course design (example 1 | example 2).

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$149

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Need a matching Mahara theme?

We have released a responsive Mahara theme “Horizon”, which is designed to visually match our Moodle theme “Herald”. If you are planning to set up a seamlessly integrated Moodle and Mahara installation (“Mahoodle”), you need to check out the “horizon” theme.

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Description

Theme Summary

  • Theme Version: v3.2 (2018-06-29)
  • Compatibility: Moodle 2.9 – 3.5
  • Theme Parents: Moodle Bootstrapbase Theme

Theme Features

NEW Learn how to customise Herald theme’s default colour scheme

Theme Support

If you would like to report theme bugs and issues, please email us at elearning@3rdwavemedia.com.

FAQ

Theme FAQ

Once installed you can go to the theme settings page to configure the theme: Site administration > Appearance > Themes > Herald

You need to replace the whole theme folder with the new one to ensure you don’t miss any changes. Also remember to purge the Moodle cache to see all the changes.

No, you won’t. All of your theme configurations are safely stored in your database so you won’t lose anything.

Yes. If there is an available update for the theme version you bought we will email the update to you absolutely free. You can check the theme Changelog to see the theme updates. Please make sure you whitelist our email (elearning@3rdwavemedia.com) so the update emails don’t end up in your spam folder!

Please email us at elearning@3rdwavemedia.com with your Moodle version/build and theme version so we can investigate and fix the bug/issue for you asap.

Installation

Theme Installation

  1. Download the theme zip file
  2. Extract the /herald/ folder and the files.
  3. Upload the /herald/ folder to your hosting server’s Moodle theme directory:
    Your Moodle installation > theme > herald
  4. Log into your Moodle site as an admin, and navigate to the theme selector:
    Settings > Site administration > Appearance > Themes > Theme selector
  5. Click “use theme” next to the herald theme to activate

For more detailed instructions, please check out our tutorial here.

Changelog

Changelog

Theme for Moodle 2.9 – 3.5 only

2018-06-29: v3.2

  • Theme improvements and bug fixes
  • Removed hardcoded plugin styling
  • Affected files & folders:
    herald > style (changed)
    herald > version.php (changed)

2018-05-10: v3.1

  • Updated the theme to support Moodle’s GDPR updates
  • Theme improvements and bug fixes
  • Added built-in styling for Moodle static pages
  • Added custom styling for course formats: Grid, Buttons and Collapse Topics
  • Affected files & folders:
    herald > style (changed)
    herald > layout (changed)
    herald > classes
    herald > version.php (changed)

2018-02-06: v3.0

  • Fixed default colour scheme bug
  • Affected files & folders:
    herald > style > style.css(changed)
    herald > version.php (changed)

2017-11-13: v2.9

  • Updated the theme to work with Moodle 3.4
  • Fixed hamburger menu toggle issue
  • Updated icons
  • Affected files & folders:
    herald > style (changed)
    herald > pix_core (changed)
    herald > renderers (changed)
    herald > layout > includes > header.php (changed)
    herald > javascript > includes > main.js (changed)
    herald > version.php (changed)

07/07/2017: v2.8

  • Bug fixes and styling improvements for Moodle 3.3
  • Affected files & folders:
    herald > style (changed)
    herald > layout > includes > home-testimonials.php (changed)
    herald > version.php (changed)

15/05/2017: v2.7

  • Updated to work with Moodle 3.3
  • Minor styling improvement
  • Affected files & folders:
    herald > style (changed)
    herald > layout > includes > header.php (changed)
    herald > version.php (changed)

12/11/2016: v2.6

  • Fixed Moodle Usertour modal styling issue.
  • Affected files & folders:
    herald > style (changed)
    herald > version.php (changed)

12/11/2016: v2.5

  • Updated Bootstrap to v3.3.7
  • Updated FontAwesome to v4.7.0
  • Minor theme improvements
  • Affected files & folders:
    herald > style (changed)
    herald > fonts (changed)
    herald > pix_core (changed)
    herald > lang > en (changed)
    herald > jquery > bootstrap_plugins (changed)
    herald > layout (changed)
    herald > lib.php (changed)
    herald > settings.php (changed)
    herald > version.php (changed)

01/10/2016: v2.4

  • Added option for slideshow link to open in new window/tab
  • Theme improvements
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Affected files & folders:
    herald > lang/en/theme_herald.php (changed)
    herald > layout/frontpage.php (changed)
    herald > layout/includes/home-slideshow.php (changed)
    herald > style (changed)
    herald > settings.php (changed)
    herald > version.php (changed)

17/07/2016: v2.3

  • Added support for global search in Moodle 3.1
  • Added Vimeo to social media links
  • Theme improvements
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Affected files & folders:
    herald > fonts (changed)
    herald > layout (changed)
    herald > pix_core/a/ (changed)
    herald > style (changed)
    herald > settings.php (changed)
    herald > version.php (changed)

12/02/2016: v2.2

  • Added support for Bootstrap tooltips and popovers
  • Minor theme improvements
  • Affected files & folders:
    herald > javascript (changed)
    herald > layout (changed)
    herald > lib.php (changed)
    herald > version.php (changed)

20/12/2015: v2.1

  • Various theme improvements
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Added theme colour switcher
  • Updated Bootstrap to v3.3.6
  • Updated FontAwesome to v4.5.0
  • Affected files & folders:
    herald > fonts (changed)
    herald > jquery (changed)
    herald > lang (changed)
    herald > layout (changed)
    herald > lib.php (changed)
    herald > pix_core (changed)
    herald > settings.php (changed)
    herald > version.php (changed)
    herald > style (changed)
15/09/2015: v2.0
  • Initial release

Theme for Moodle 2.6 – 2.8

11/05/2015: v1.4.5

  • Frontpage video section: added option for Vimeo video
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Affected files: herald > version.php(added) herald > layout > frontpage.php (changed) herald > layout > secure.php(changed) herald > style > style.css (changed) herald > style > theme-colours (changed)

12/02/2015: v1.4.4

  • Improved styling
  • Affected files: herald > javascript > main.js (changed) herald > layout > includes > header.php (changed) herald > style > style.css (changed) herald > style > theme-colours (changed)

27/01/2015: v1.4.3

  • Updated Bootstrap to v3.3.2
  • Updated FontAwesome to v4.3.0
  • Fixed mobile menu bug
  • Affected files: herald > jquery > bootstrap_plugin (folder added) herald > jquery > bootstrap.js (removed) herald > jquery > plugins.php (changed) herald > lib.php (changed) herald > style > responsive.css (changed) herald > style > style.css (changed) herald > style > theme-colours (changed)

14/01/2015: v1.4.2

  • Fixed tabs styling issue in Moodle 2.8
  • Affected files: herald > style > style.css (changed) herald > style > theme-colours(changed)

13/01/2014: v1.4.1

  • Fixed grader report scrolling issue in Moodle 2.8
  • Improved quiz answer font size
  • Affected files: herald > style > style.css (changed) herald > style > theme-colours(changed)
05/12/2014: v1.4
  • Updated Bootstrap to v3.3.1
  • Minor styling improvements
  • Affected files: herald > lib.php (changed) herald > jquery > bootstrap.js (added) herald > jquery > plugins.php (changed) herald > style > style.css (changed) herald > style > bootstrap.css (changed) herald > style > theme-colours(changed)

20/11/2014: v1.3

  • Minor bug fixings.
  • Affected files: herald > style > settings.css herald > layout > secure.php
28/10/2014: v1.2
  • Minor styling improvements
13/10/2014: v1.1
  • Improved styling for the frontpage featured section
  • Improved styling for the “OneTopic” course format
  • Changed theme name to uppercase

08/10/2014: v1.0

  • Initial release

Credits

Theme Credits