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== Details ==
 
== Details ==
  
At present the moodle forums are the oldest part of the code base, and lag behind the rest of moodle in a big way.
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At present the Moodle forums are the oldest part of the code base, and lag behind the rest of Moodle in a big way.
  
 
We hope to implement a new interface for the forums, based on the accessible view from MoodleRooms' HSU Forum, and add some new functionality over time.
 
We hope to implement a new interface for the forums, based on the accessible view from MoodleRooms' HSU Forum, and add some new functionality over time.

Revision as of 03:40, 19 May 2014

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Moodle Forum Revamp
Project state In Development
Tracker issue
Discussion
Assignee Jason Fowler & Andrew Nicols @ Moodle HQ


Project goals

  • Improve accessibility of the Moodle Forums
  • Make the forums more modern in appearance
  • Make the code in the forums module more manageable
  • Implement renderers and renderables

Considerations

  • Backwards compatibility
  • Creating sub-plugins for "Forum Types" (Q&A etc) and "Forum Formats"
  • Subscription management
  • Editor Lite - a cut down version of Atto for "Reply inline"

Details

At present the Moodle forums are the oldest part of the code base, and lag behind the rest of Moodle in a big way.

We hope to implement a new interface for the forums, based on the accessible view from MoodleRooms' HSU Forum, and add some new functionality over time.