RL Update Manager Block

RL Update Manager Block

Managing Add Ons

The Remote-Learner Update Manager block has been updated for Moodle 2.7. Site administrators can now install, update, and uninstall Remote-Learner approved add ons using the block.

To link to the page that manages the approved add ons, add the RL Update Manager block and select the Manage Add Ons link.

Manage Add Ons link in the Update Manager block

Note: Add ons on our list are provided with the understanding that the functionality is not supported nor maintained by Remote-Learner. Any bugs that are found within them cannot be fixed by Remote-Learner and must wait until the maintainer fixes them to be addressed.

All Remote Learner approved add ons are listed on the Manage Add Ons page. Multiple filters can be used to narrow your search for specific add ons. The filters are listed at the top of the page.

Manage Add Ons screen

The following example will demonstrate how to search for the Census Report add on and update it. To search for a block use the (1) Add Filters drop down menu and select Block or (2) type in a key word, i.e., census.

Searching add ons list

Select the Update button next to the add on.

Update add on button

A list of all selected add ons can be viewed by going to the Selected Add Ons Queue drop down menu. In this example there is only one selected add on but this feature should be helpful with multiple add ons selected. Add ons can be removed from the list by selecting the X icon to the right of the name.

Update add on queue

Once the list of selected add ons has been confirmed select the Update/Install/Remove Selected Add Ons button to continue.

Update add ons button

A confirmation pop-up window appears, select the Confirm button to complete the update.

Confirmation window when updating add ons

It will take some time for the site to update after confirming the action. During the update the site is not available and a message is displayed 'Site is upgrading'. For the update action performed in the example above it took a couple minutes for the site to update.