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{{Infobox plugin
 
{{Infobox plugin
|type = Local
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|type = General (local)
 
|entry = https://moodle.org/plugins/view/local_recyclebin
 
|entry = https://moodle.org/plugins/view/local_recyclebin
 
|tracker = https://github.com/unikent/moodle-local_recyclebin/issues
 
|tracker = https://github.com/unikent/moodle-local_recyclebin/issues

Revision as of 17:29, 25 August 2015

This is a contributed (third party) plugin for Moodle written by Skylar Kelty and shared on Moodle.org

This plugin adds a "recycle bin" for course modules to Moodle.

It requires a core hack as there is no pre-cm-deleted event, you will need to add a line to '/course/lib.php' (function course_delete_module), right after the first "if()".

  • You must first find the moodle/course folder and locate there the lib.php file that you will need to modify:

lib php file in a local moodle server.png

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  • You need to find exactly these lines:
function course_delete_module($cmid) {
         return true;
     }
  • And after those lines You will be adding exactly these two lines:
   // Notify the recycle bin plugin.
   \local_recyclebin\Observer::pre_cm_delete($cm);

Your modified (hacked file) must look exactly like this lines 1658 and 1659 with the added text::

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  • You will then have a Recycle bin available inside the Administration block:

Recycle bin is available.png