Sunday, March 17, 2013

Redirect user to course page upon login

This is a feature I've been wanting for a while, especially for teachers. I would like that teachers are re-directed to their course page immediately after login. I've created some code inside the "login/index.php" file to accomplish this feature.

NOTE:  This code will only redirect the teacher to the FIRST course they are enrolled in. For me, this is okay because each teacher is only enrolled in one course anyway. If you want the user to be redirected to a specific course (out of many), you will need to modify this code and search for the course by name or id.

1)  Go to login/index.php on your moodle server.

2)  Around line 222, you will see some code that determines if the user will be redirected to the site home or the my moodle page. (In a previous post, I set up my system that teachers were sent to the my moodle page, and students were sent to the site home)

3)  Now we will add some code to get the user's list of courses and redirect the page to a specific course page.


// Go to my-moodle page instead of site homepage if defaulthomepage set to homepage_my
if ($home_page == HOMEPAGE_MY && !is_siteadmin() && !isguestuser()) {
         if ($urltogo == $CFG->wwwroot or $urltogo == $CFG->wwwroot.'/' or $urltogo == $CFG->wwwroot.'/index.php') 
                {
                     $urltogo = $CFG->wwwroot.'/my/';

                    // I set up the page to redirect teachers to the 'my' page. 
                    // So here, instead of looking for user's role, I simply see if they
                    // are directed to the mymoodle page. Then I know it's a teacher and 
                   // I redirect to their course.
   if ($courses = enrol_get_my_courses(NULL, 'visible DESC, fullname ASC')) 
   {
           foreach($courses as $course)
                          {
                                $urltogo = $CFG->wwwroot.'/course/view.php?id='.$course->id;
                                break;
                          }
                    }
          }
 } 


4)  If you wanted to search for a specific course, then add logic inside of the foreach loop to look at the $course->id, $course->name, etc.

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