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              tsala Helen Foster added a comment -

              Just noting that there is no discussions field for plugin entries, as there was for the old modules and plugins database.

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              tsala Helen Foster added a comment - Just noting that there is no discussions field for plugin entries, as there was for the old modules and plugins database.
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              tsala Helen Foster added a comment -

              Hi Apu, hope you don't mind me adding you as a watcher to request an extra field in the plugin entry form - 'Discussion about this plugin' under Useful links. I can then start adding forum links for add-ons such as the Questionnaire activity which have their own forum in Using Moodle.

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              tsala Helen Foster added a comment - Hi Apu, hope you don't mind me adding you as a watcher to request an extra field in the plugin entry form - 'Discussion about this plugin' under Useful links. I can then start adding forum links for add-ons such as the Questionnaire activity which have their own forum in Using Moodle.
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              nebgor Aparup Banerjee added a comment -

              Ah yes, its not just a simple 'add field action' unfortunately, i'll need to pop in some code.
              MDLSITE-2116 is linked now, it should just be a case of duplicating other url fields with a different name.

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              nebgor Aparup Banerjee added a comment - Ah yes, its not just a simple 'add field action' unfortunately, i'll need to pop in some code. MDLSITE-2116 is linked now, it should just be a case of duplicating other url fields with a different name.
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              tsala Helen Foster added a comment -

              Thanks Apu. I have now added forum links each category description in the plugins category, so we're ready for forum links to be added automatically to each plugin in the category (once each plugin has a discussion field).

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              tsala Helen Foster added a comment - Thanks Apu. I have now added forum links each category description in the plugins category, so we're ready for forum links to be added automatically to each plugin in the category (once each plugin has a discussion field).
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              marxjohnson Mark Johnson added a comment -

              Just to clarify, how are you intending this to work for plugins without their own forum? Will all Blocks just automatically get a link to the Blocks forum?

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              marxjohnson Mark Johnson added a comment - Just to clarify, how are you intending this to work for plugins without their own forum? Will all Blocks just automatically get a link to the Blocks forum?
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              tsala Helen Foster added a comment -

              Yes, that's correct Mark. The aim is to encourage people to use forums for discussing plugins, rather than comments. When forum thread subscription is implemented on moodle.org (eventually!), it will make things a lot easier.

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              tsala Helen Foster added a comment - Yes, that's correct Mark. The aim is to encourage people to use forums for discussing plugins, rather than comments. When forum thread subscription is implemented on moodle.org (eventually!), it will make things a lot easier.
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              nebgor Aparup Banerjee added a comment -

              Helen, the discussion url field has been added to plugins. (finally)

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              nebgor Aparup Banerjee added a comment - Helen, the discussion url field has been added to plugins. (finally)
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              nebgor Aparup Banerjee added a comment -

              added task to display plugin's category's forum link.

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              nebgor Aparup Banerjee added a comment - added task to display plugin's category's forum link.
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              tsala Helen Foster added a comment -

              Each plugin category now includes a forum link in the description.

              'Forum link for plugin category to be added automatically to each plugin in the category' is covered by MDLSITE-2218.

              The following exceptions (add-ons with their own forum) have had forum links added manually:
              Certificate
              Dataform
              Dialogue
              Face-to-face
              Game
              Hotpot
              Quizport
              Journal
              Questionnaire
              Scheduler
              Configurable Reports block
              Hub servers
              Adobe Connect
              BigBlueButtonBN
              OpenMeetings

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              tsala Helen Foster added a comment - Each plugin category now includes a forum link in the description. 'Forum link for plugin category to be added automatically to each plugin in the category' is covered by MDLSITE-2218 . The following exceptions (add-ons with their own forum) have had forum links added manually: Certificate Dataform Dialogue Face-to-face Game Hotpot Quizport Journal Questionnaire Scheduler Configurable Reports block Hub servers Adobe Connect BigBlueButtonBN OpenMeetings

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