MOODLE 2.8 UpgradeAfter its release on tenth of November 2014, this LMS has seen plenty of changes. There have been many issues which are prevalent in the MOODLE 2.8. Here I have collected some important aspects, which are valuable and should be read by all developers.Let us go through all aspects step by step:We strongly recommend that all software should be up to date because this is also a factor of stuck sometime.
There are many requirements at server like MOODLE 2.2 or above are acceptable rest is not.
You should use PHP versions of 5.4.4 or above.
When it comes to scripting then there should be only ghost-script only.
No matter which database, you are using, you should always use latest one so that there should be no problem in functionality.
All browsers are supported but there must be updated one. Namely chrome, firefox, safari and IE are supported.
Some of the main features, which you are going to enjoy:Gradebook: this is the main features which has let new version of LMS to sky. Over the years, many LMS has come but grading system, workshop ease, survey reports and other features have let things to proceed smoothly.Why Grade reporting after MOODLE 2.8 update? users can have the whole window. Navigations have been perfect as one can navigate in all directions. Compatibility issue is not there. Easy editing of data can be done. Quick editing option is also available so one can have this one too.
How MOODLE update 2.8 bring perfect marks aggregation? This is also a feature that has been brought so that process can be facilitated. Administrator can use easy aggregate system. Support for extra credits and hidden grades can be accumulated. A new feature has been added named grade history aggregations.What about grade page setup? Clear layout and easy terminology are available. Important guidance in special cases wherever there is possibility of error. Data loss prevention is also a feature available with upgraded one. New settings for administration have been also available as there are many features which can be accessed easily.What about reports in MOODLE 2.8? This has been a crucial feature as many fine things have been addressed in the reporting system. Earlier, few errors were there in the reporting system so this thing should be addressed properly.What are the betterments brought in the export/import of file after Moodle upgrade? Now we have better interface than earlier. Proper handling of improper data is also a feature. Various security measures have been also taken this time.What changes have been done in forum? There are fewer changes in the forums as this platform is almost serving in the same way as it was serving earlier. Email copies of individual are available. One can now reply to discussion directly from the email and even attachment is also a feature this time. There is an order system now available with the attached files.How assignments are now influenced with the MOODLE 2.8? This is also a vital question as there have been problems with this thing in past. Overall one thing is quite clear that this Moodle upgrade has addressed many unaddressed things from past.Various additional tools have been also option so there is nothing to worry when it comes to troubleshooting of technical things.Is there anything for the MOODLE QUIZ?
Definitely, this is the most important part in LMS and its functionality. Now we have drag and drop options from one window to other window. We can now easily assemble things so as to get desired results.What improvements have been brought in the lessons and workshops?
Move your old files to some other location, don’t keep both files simultaneously.
Unzip all files on the server. MOODLE is capable of self synchronization of files.
You have to change all files but config.php should be intact.
Some of the plugins need to update because there may be difference in functionality.
Your moodle data should be intact at folder / directory.
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