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Moodle® For Dummies® by Radana Dvorak

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Front Page

The site front page is similar to the course front page. You can make changes and edit the site front page by simply clicking the Turn Editing On button located in the top-right corner.

Front Page Settings

Enables you to give the site a name to appear on every page above the navigation bar, a short name that appears in the navigation bar, a front page description that you can use for your general organization introduction or anything else relevant, and a number of other options. Leave the default settings if you aren't sure about the purposes they serve.

Front Page Roles

You can set up front page roles and overrides the exact same way you set up roles in Chapter 4. If you decide to use a front page forum, you need to assign a Student role to everyone on the site on the front page in order for them to receive e-mail copies of the forum.

Front Page Backup and Restore

Moodle enables you to back up the site front page the same way you back up courses, as discussed in Chapter 14. All the settings follow the same format.

Front Page Questions

The Front Page Questions link leads you to the question pool for all the quizzes in the site. You can make any changes to the quiz categories or create new quizzes. You can limit the questions to be used on the site, course, or within a quiz.

Site Files

The Site Files link takes you to a list of all the backup files for all courses on the site. These files are similar to the site files for each course. All actions and but tons work in ...

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