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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-8222

Display of creator in course listings

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    • Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 1.7.1
    • 1.7.2
    • Course
    • None
    • MOODLE_17_STABLE
    • MOODLE_17_STABLE

    Description

      While I understand that version 1.8 has addressed this problem, the fact that creators are normally displayed in course listings is a major problem for many sites.

      There is absolutely no need to display creators because this is NOT a PEDAGOGICAL role but an ADMINISTRATIVE one. I therefore suggest that the 1.7 code be patched to prevent creators from being displayed. This can easily be done with the following conditional statement:

      $role = array_shift($roles); // First one
      if ($role->roleid > 2){
      $fullname = fullname($teacher, has_capability('moodle/site:viewfullnames', $context));
      $namesarray[] = format_string($role->name).': <a href="'.$CFG->wwwroot.'/user/view.php?id='.
      $teacher->id.'&course='.SITEID.'">'.$fullname.'</a>';
      }

      See http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=58606&parent=283886

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              lazyfish Yu Zhang
              trobb Thomas Robb
              Helen Foster Helen Foster
              Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Ferran Recio, Ilya Tregubov, Sara Arjona (@sarjona)
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                30/Mar/07