Installation of Moodle on any system requires a special attention, as many configurations and parameters have to change. As we, all know that Moodle is develop by PHP scripting language. Therefore, PHP installation is required in the system for making Moodle work properly.​​ 

Moodle Installation Guide:

  • Download it from Git Hub –​​ http://www.github.com/moodle/moodle​​ - Select the branch Moodle_34_stable to download Moodle version 3.4. You can select Moodle version as per your requirements.

  • Unzip the Moodle file and place it inside xampp>htdocs folder

  • Run the​​ xampp​​ server

  • Open localhost/phpMyAdmin. Create the Moodle database and select utf8_bin

  • Make the necessary changes in php.ini file in xampp folder

  • Increase max execution time to​​ 600

  • Enable xmlrpc extension

  • Enable soap extension

  • Enable intl extension

  • Enable opache.enable​​ – i)​​ set value to 1

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ ​​ ii) Add following string to end of file

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ ​​ zend_extension=”D:\xampp\php\ext\php_opache.dll”

  • Open Url-​​ localhost/moodle/install.php

  • Choose language of your preference –​​ English (en)

  • Check the web address, Moodle Directory and Data directory fields are filled correctly.

  • Choose database driver>Type>Select​​ “MariaDB (native/mariadb)”

  •  ​​ ​​​​ a) Database host –​​ localhost

 ​​ ​​​​ b) Database name –​​ moodledb

 ​​ ​​​​ c) Database user–​​ root

 ​​ ​​​​ d) Database password–​​ ******

 ​​ ​​​​ e) Table prefix–​​ mdl_

 ​​ ​​​​ f) Database port–​​ Leave it blank

11) ​​​​ Moodle installation is complete now. Fill out the profile information and you are set to use Moodle.

 

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