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Moodle 4.0 user interface first look


This post is different from the past, in that it’s a screencast! I’ll show off some of the new user interface features of the forthcoming Moodle 4.0, along with what I’ve been doing in my contributed work that compatible with it.

When I say ‘put any thoughts in the comments’, I mean here and not on YouTube.


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The information presented in this article is written according to my own understanding, there could be technical inaccuracies, so please do undertake your own research.

The screen cast is from Firefox 96.0 on Ubuntu 20.04.

Note: The images of the ducks as shown in the screencast and the ‘Blue Tit’ above are my own, please don’t use without my permission.


The screencast

Code sources


What do you think? Please let me know in the comments.

Gareth Barnard
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Gareth Barnard

Gareth is a developer of numerous Moodle Themes including Essential (the most popular Moodle Theme ever), Foundation, and other plugins such as course formats, including Collapsed Topics.

One thought on “Moodle 4.0 user interface first look

  • Awesome – thanks for this Gareth.
    It will be the first time many people have seen Moodle 4.0 “in action”


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