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Moodle 2.5.1

Unsupported Moodle Version
This version of Moodle is no longer supported and will not receive fixes for security risks.
You are encouraged to upgrade to a supported version of Moodle.

Release date: 8 July 2013

Here is the full list of fixed issues in 2.5.1.


  • MDL-39824 - Simplification of themes
  • MDL-38434 - Functional tests added for the Chat activity
  • MDL-39723 - Two unnecessary course queries were removed from most pages

Functional changes

  • MDL-39790 - My Latest badges block appears on the course page

API changes

  • MDL-40137 - Correct naming of functions in theme/clean/lib.php

Security issues

A number of security related issues were resolved.

Fixes and improvements

  • MDL-39778 - Course deletion now functions with badges.
  • MDL-40120 - Issue when recent PostgreSQL versions retrieve the number of records from course table fixed.
  • MDL-39697 - Bootstrap layouts now have 'Maintenance' layout and related options.
  • MDL-40065 - Bootstrap Theme only sends content to "side-pre" if necessary.
  • MDL-40088 - Can now edit course settings if course is in a hidden category.
  • MDL-39979 - Teachers no longer see errors when Show Activity Reports is set to yes.
  • MDL-39363 - SCORM pass/fail status is set for a grade of 0.
  • MDL-39227 - SCORM navigation panel is no longer hidden when a Bootstrap theme is active.
  • MDL-39177 - Overwriting files always observes the "alias" attribute.
  • MDL-33719 - When overwriting a copy of a file with an alias/shortcut of a file, the file thumbnail is refreshed.
  • MDL-40142 - No JavaScript error is caused by the navigation block in relation to course categories.
  • MDL-40289 - Badges capabilities now have correct risks, levels and archetypes. Note for sites which are upgrading from 2.5: See the section 'Upgrading from Moodle 2.5 to 2.5.1' in Upgrading for details of how to correctly set badge permissions for each role archetype.