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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-28558

Make requirement of country and city profile fields optional

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.3
    • Fix Version/s: 2.6
    • Component/s: Administration
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    • Testing Instructions:
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      1. Log in as admin
      2. Click "Edit profile" and make sure country and city fields are not required.
      3. Edit few values and click "update profile".
      4. Make sure profile gets updated
      5. Create new user (Site administration ► Users ► Accounts ► Add a new user)
      6. Leave city and country as default
      7. Make sure account is created.
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      Log in as admin Click "Edit profile" and make sure country and city fields are not required. Edit few values and click "update profile". Make sure profile gets updated Create new user (Site administration ► Users ► Accounts ► Add a new user) Leave city and country as default Make sure account is created.
    • Workaround:
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      At present, the city and country fields must be specified when creating a user in Moodle. There is no workaround to this.

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      At present, the city and country fields must be specified when creating a user in Moodle. There is no workaround to this.
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_23_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_26_STABLE
    • Pull Master Branch:
      wip-mdl-28558

      Description

      Petr has suggested as an alternative to MDL-28513 that the country and city fields on a user's profile be made optional with a configuration item to make them a requirement for those sites that require them.

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                    Fix Release Date:
                    18/Nov/13