O'Reilly logo

Moodle 2 Administration by Alex Buchner

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Capabilities

So far, we have given users existing roles in different Moodle contexts. In the following few pages, we will have a look at the inside of a role where capabilities dictate what functionality is allowed. Remember, a role is a collection of capabilities. Once we have understood these, we will modify existing roles and create entirely new custom ones.

Role definitions

Existing roles are accessed via Users | Permissions | Define roles. The screen that will be shown is similar to the familiar Assign roles screen, but has a very different purpose:

Role definitions

When you click on a role name, its composition is shown. Each role contains a unique Role name ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required