Use Moodle As a Content Source
This article explains how you can enrich your search clients with Moodle courses.
SearchUnify ignores user permissions during searches. Kyle can find a file named "Accounts" in search irrespective of whether they have access to the file or not.
Adding Moodle as a Content Repository
- Click Content Sources, Add a new source, find Moodle, and click Add.
- Select Moodle, enter a Name, Client URL, and API key, and then click Connect.
Selecting Crawl Frequency
- Choose a start date and crawl frequency from Select the time when the sync starts and then click Set.
- Start Date. Use it to limit results to updated documentation. Only the articles written or updated after Start Date will be indexed and searched.
- Frequency. Select how often you want SearchUnify to crawl and index your Moodle course(s).
Choosing What Should Be Indexed and Searched
- Use Add/Edit Fields to customize search:
- You can search through 22 metadata fields or use them as filters. They are:
id, shortname, fullname, categoryid, categoryname, idnumber, summary, summaryformat, format, showgrades, newsitems, maxbytes, showreports, visible, groupmode, groupmodeforce, defaultgroupingid, lang, theme, post_time, modified_time, and
- Click By Folders and check from Mine Folders and Shared Folders what you want indexed and searched.
- Save the search settings.
- You should see Moodle in Added Content Sources.
Last updated: Friday, September 22, 2023
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