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Footer

Moodle footer HTML and required code injected in the page footer

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needs review

How are footers implemented in Moodle?

The page footer is shown at the bottom of every page in Moodle, typically a Moodle footer contains links to:

  • A link to the Moodle docs for the current page
  • resetting user tours
  • user login information
  • a link to the Moodle homepage

When the setting perfdebug is turned on (Site Administration > Development > Debugging) additional performance info is shown in the page footer.

Since footers are repeated on all pages they are styled distinctly using a dark background colour and light fonts. Links need to be underlined and use light fonts too.

The page footer should always stick to the bottom of the page and never overlap any page content.

The page footer is required to inject the page JavaScript, show the reset user tours link and show user info and (if avaliable) the contents of the user configure theme custom menu.

<footer id="page-footer" class="py-3 bg-dark text-light">
    <div class="container">
		<p class="helplink"><a href="#">Moodle docs for this page</a></p>
		You are logged in as <a href="#">Test User</a> (<a href="#">logout</a>)
		<a href="#">Home</a>
        <div class="tool_usertours-resettourcontainer"></div>
    </div>
</footer>