JooMoo Instructions for Joomla 1.5+
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1. The default Moodle admin cannot login into Moodle through Joomla usingexternal authentication because Moodle automatically sets the admin user'sauthentication to "manual". So, before doing anything, create a second Moodleadministrator account and set the authentication method to "external db". Thengo to the site administration block, click on Users, Permissions, Assign systemroles, click on Administrator and add the new account for site administratorpermissions.
In Joomla Administration
1. Create an account in Joomla that matches the username and password ofyour new Moodle administrator account.2. Install the com_moodle component. If your Moodle is installed in a foldernamed something other than "moodle", go to components>Moodle>Configurationand change the word "moodle" in the form to your Moodle folder name.3. Create a new menu link to your Moodle. Click on your menu, New, click onMoodle. (
: If you have your Joomla configuration set Yes for SearchEngine Friendly URLs, do NOT give the alias name “moodle”. If you do, thisconfuses the system and users will not be able to go to Moodle as guests, theywill have to login first.) If you want to allow guest access to your Moodle, choosePublic for the access level. If you want your users to login first before seeing theMoodle link, set the access level to Registered.4. If your link in #3 above is set to allow Public access, you will need to create asecond menu link to your Moodle component and set the access level toRegistered. Go to your site front page and copy the link location of yourregistered access Moodle link from your Joomla menu (for example:http://myjoomla.com/index.php?option=com_moodle&Itemid=36).(If you do not want this menu link to be available, add it to a disabled menu so itwill not show on your Joomla site, however, DO NOT disable the link itself.)In Moodle Administration1. Go to Moodle>Administration>Users Authentication. Under Common Settings,paste the link location to the registered access Moodle component from step 4above (INCLUDING the Itemid number!) as the Alternate Login URL, savechanges. This will make it so that if a user clicks on a link from your Moodle that