Installing Moodle

Before installation:

  1. Download from official site an archive with the distribution kit of the latest version of Moodle on your PC.
  2. Place the distribution files on the hosting:
    1. Through filemanager or any FTPclient upload the archive to hosting in root directory preliminarily added site.
    2. Unpack downloaded archive with filemanager.
    3. Move the entire contents of the subdirectory moodle in root directory.
  3. Prepare the database:
    • If there is no free database, create new.
    • If there is an unused database, you can clear and use it.
  1. Open the site in a browser.
  2. Select the desired language from the list and click «Further»:
  3. Check if the file paths are correct and click «Further»:
  4. Select your database driver «Enhanced MySQL («native»/msqli)»:
  5. Specify your database connection settings and click «Further»:
    • «Database server» - specify host (server) address databases.
    • «Database name» — specify title Database.
    • «Database user» — specify Username (login) Database.
    • «Password» — specify user password Database.
    • «Table name prefix» — leave the standard prefix mdl_ or specify any other at your discretion.
    • «Database port» — specify the standard port 3306.
    • «Unix socket connection» — leave the field blank.
  6. Read the copyright information and click «Continue».
  7. After checking all the parameters, several remarks may arise. If it will «site not https» and «mysql_full_unicode_support»then ignore them and press «Continue»:
  8. Enter the administrator details (they will be used to access the site's admin panel) and click «Continue»:
    • «Login» — specify the administrator's login.
    • «New password» — enter the administrator password.
    • «Name» — enter the name of the administrator.
    • «Surname» — enter the name of the administrator.
    • «Email address» — specify the administrator's mail.
  9. After installing all the modules at the very bottom of the page, click «Continue».
  10. Fill in the fields and click «Save changes»:
    • «Full site name» — indicate the full name of the site (will be used on site pages and during indexing).
    • «Short site name» — specify the name of the site from one or two words (will be used for internal settings and when displaying the site).
    • «Description of the main page of the site» — describe the main page (this text will be displayed on the main page of the site).
    • «Default time zone» — select the required time zone.
    • «Self registration» — parameter responsible for the possibility of registration on the site (by default, except «Disable» other parameters may not be available).
  11. Check the site is working.