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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 2.3. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Repositories.

(See also: Whitepaper – Moodle 2 Repositories link - thanks to Gavin Henrick)
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==Common repository settings==
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*The page ''Settings>Site Administration>Plugins>Repositories>Common Repository settings'' contains the following:
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*'''Cache Expire''' - you can specify how long in seconds file listings are cached locally when browsing external repositories
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*'''Allow external links''' - with some repositories such as Flickr, users can have the choice whether to copy the media into Moodle (the preferred solution) or to make a link to it instead.
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*'''Legacy course files in new courses''' - See [[Legacy course files]] This repository is not normally available in new courses as it is designed for upgraded 1.9 courses. However, if it is checked here then it will appear when new courses are created - but certain backup and restore features won't work with it.
  
  

Revision as of 18:50, 18 October 2011

Repositories in Moodle enable users to upload files, access previously uploaded files and to easily bring content into Moodle from external repositories, such as Flickr or Google Docs. Enabled repositories are available in the File picker.

Standard repositories

Repositories enabled by default:

Additional repositories may be enabled by a site administrator:

Common repository settings

  • The page Settings>Site Administration>Plugins>Repositories>Common Repository settings contains the following:
  • Cache Expire - you can specify how long in seconds file listings are cached locally when browsing external repositories
  • Allow external links - with some repositories such as Flickr, users can have the choice whether to copy the media into Moodle (the preferred solution) or to make a link to it instead.
  • Legacy course files in new courses - See Legacy course files This repository is not normally available in new courses as it is designed for upgraded 1.9 courses. However, if it is checked here then it will appear when new courses are created - but certain backup and restore features won't work with it.


Repositories in Moodle 2.0 video:

<mediaplayer>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdrdyev82bU</mediaplayer>

See also