Moodle 2.5.3 release notes

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Release date: 14 November 2013

Here is the full list of fixed issues in 2.5.3.


  • MDL-41252 - Accessibility improvements to course page.
  • MDL-34209 - Moving sections by drag and drop reorders sections correctly.
  • MDL-29987 - Embedded PDF files behave correctly.

Functional changes

  • MDL-42069 - Option to sort by last name in Quiz grading report.
  • MDL-38267 - Submit button is not shown after cut-off date in Assignment.
  • MDL-22669 - When restoring a larger course over a smaller one, the number of sections is maintained.
  • MDL-42666 and MDL-42668 - The repository and portfolio have been updated to use API v2. Moodle sites which have used the repository previously need to run the tool as soon as possible. Also, HTTPS is now required for sites to access See APIv1 migration for details.

API changes

Security issues

Fixes and improvements

  • MDL-32862 - Links to 1.9 resource types work after upgrade to 2.2 followed by backup and restore.
  • MDL-40903 - Persistent cache is now split into logical parts.
  • MDL-41942 - Courses in categories no longer become invisible due to caching problem.
  • MDL-41352 - Mymobile theme no longer producing JavaScript error on course pages.
  • MDL-37528 - Block drag-and-drop issue resolved.
  • MDL-42542 - The Portfolio cron job is now working.
  • MDL-42619 - Error deleting a course link from the community block is fixed.
  • MDL-37877 - Automated backup failure is now reported.

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