Express will reach its end of life and be removed from the product by July 12, 2018. After this date, you will not be able to access or use the Express theme.

Here's everything you need to know about the Moodlerooms 3.3 Maintenance Pack 1 release.

Updates to the release notes made after the initial release date of January 25 are marked with an asterisk *


Release to Production 1 February 2018. The release time depends on your location and time zone:

  • North America, Central America, South America (Virginia, USA data center): Clients will be upgraded according to their time zone:
    • Eastern, Amazon and Newfoundland-Labrador Time Zones: February 1st at 12:30 AM - 2:30 AM EDT
    • Central Time Zone: February 1st at 12:30 AM - 2:30 AM CDT
    • Mountain and Pacific Time Zones: February 1st at 12:30 AM - 2:30 AM PDT
  • South America (Sao Paulo, Brazil, data center): February 1st at 12:30 AM - 2:30 AM BRT
  • EMEA (Frankfurt, Germany, data center): February 1st at 12:30 AM - 2:30 AM CEST
  • APAC excluding Australia and New Zealand (Singapore data center): February 1st at 2:30 AM - 2:30 AM SGT
  • Australia and New Zealand (Sydney, Australia, data center): February 1st at 12:30 AM - 2:30 AM AEST

Downtime will be required for your production AND non-production sites during this window

Non-production site upgrade schedule

To improve the quality of the upgrade process and shorten the production upgrade window, non-production (sandbox) sites will be upgraded on Thursday, January 25, 2018, between 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

Plugin reviews and updates

Updates to plugins you currently use will be made available on your site automatically; you do not need to request updates. Plugins you do not use will not be available automatically and you will need to request access to them by submitting a support ticket.

Updated plugins

  • SafeAssign - Various performance and stability updates
  • SAML2- Added ability to input custom entity ids
  • Ally - Performance improvements
  • Collab - Added group options when group setting is forced in the course.

Bug fixes and minor enhancements

  • General
    • Added the ability to define a custom entityid for the saml2 plugin
    • Fixed a problem on which web services returning user preferences were too strict on type (Backport of MDL-59876 )
  • Moodlerooms Forums
    • Changed the activity icon in themes different than Snap
  • SafeAssign
    • Added the ability for instructors to receive notifications when new plagiarism scores are available
  • X-Ray
    • Improved course selection performance
  • Snap
    • Fixed comparison reports displaying wrong controls in Boost & Snap
    • Fixed a problem where adding a new section and course tools links were not showing in IE11 when clicked from sections in the second attempt
    • Formatted content now correctly displays in preview.