Moodle User Interface Guidelines
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Many of the pages below are incomplete or obsolete.
These guidelines were produced as part of a student project in 2009, and are not yet official Moodle guidelines.
These guidelines are to be used as a UI reference library by Moodle developers when creating user interfaces.
It does not catalogue all the elements in use in Moodle, but is intended a reference of reusable elements sharing that common Moodle style. We aim to update this reference as new common practices appear. More...
Moodle UI library
UIs are built of Elements and Interaction Styles (bigger wholes, which are built of Elements).
- Address Bar (URLs)
- Help Popups (See Linking to help for now)
- Feedback page
- Form (incomplete)
- Radio button
- Dropdown lists (incomplete)
General design guidelines
- Progressive Disclosure
- User Data Always (Always) Safe
- Feedback (Incomplete)
Relevant guidelines from other sites
- Design for People
- Don't Limit Your User Base
- Create a Match Between Your Application and the Real World
- Make Your Application Consistent
- Keep the User Informed
- Keep It Simple and Pretty
- Put the User in Control
- Forgive the User
- Provide Direct Manipulation
- Design Patterns Library & Code Standards by Fellowship technologies
- Further development on Talk page: Talk:Moodle_User_Interface_Guidelines
- Using Moodle book
Usability in Moodle
- Developer documentation
- UI coding: Interface_guidelines