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My profile

My profile is a link in the Navigation block that expands to allow users to access certain elements of their profile on Moodle. New feature
in Moodle 2.8!
Quick access to My profile is available from the user menu at the top right of the screen when logged in.

My Profile
User menu (new in 2.8)

View profile

This setting allows users to view their profile via Home>My profile>View profile. This is the full (site) profile. Note that in addition to this, there are course profiles for each course the user is enrolled in, which can be accessed by clicking the course profile links in the full profile. See View profile for more information on course and full profiles.

Forum posts

This expands to show both posts the user has contributed to and discussions they have begun.


This takes the user to their message screen to read and send messages.

Private files

This allows the user to upload files to a personal storage area for possible later inclusion in a course.

My badges

This allows the user to see badges they have earned.

My profile settings

My profile settings is a link in the Administration block that expands to allow users to change certain elements of their profile on Moodle, for example, set their messaging preferences, change their password and manage their badges. See Edit profile for more information.


See also

View profile

Edit profile