Site registration

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An administrator can register their site with in Administration > Site Administration > Registration.

Note: Your site must be online for it to be registered. Local host sites cannot be registered as Moodle cannot connect to them.

When you register your site with

  • You are added to a low-volume mailing list for important notifications such as security alerts and new releases of Moodle
  • Statistics about your site will be added to the statistics of the worldwide Moodle community
  • Your site is also registered with, allowing users with the publish courses capability (by default only managers) the option of publishing courses to

If you wish, you can choose for your site to be listed in

Note: New in 2.9: When your site is not registered, you will see an alert as in (1) below. When your site is registered, a message will display reminding you of this at the top of the screen as in (2) below:


To register your site:

  1. Go to Administration > Site Administration > Registration
  2. Click the 'Register with now' button
  3. Review the registration information, amending as necessary
  4. Click the 'Update registration on' button at the bottom of the page

After registering, will be listed on Administration > Site administration > Server > Hubs.

The Site registration scheduled tasks keeps your registration up to date and you may change the registration information at any time by updating your registration manually. Note: it can sometimes take a little while (some days) for information to appear on Only sites which are publicly available on the Internet are eligible to be registered.

If you have any problem registering your site with, please contact us.

Registering with other hubs

An administrator can register their site with other community hubs in Administration > Site administration > Server > Hubs.

A public hub may be selected from the list or a private hub URL and password may be entered.

If you add the Community finder block to courses on your site, teachers, non-editing teachers and managers (and any other users with the capability moodle/community:add) will be able to access the hub and search for courses for download or to enrol in.

Unregistering from a hub

You may unregister from a hub at any time by clicking the unregister button. You will then be given the option to remove all courses currently being advertised on the hub and remove all courses that were uploaded to the hub.

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