Couldn’t help but play with the Recycle Bin which we posted about yesterday and show just how simple and handy this tool can be with a simple core hack (note that there is some discussion in the tracker on how to get this change into Core without forcing users to modify any code and just either install or turn on the addon).
First, let’s look at the process of deleting and verifying that the resource/activity has been deleted:
Now let us look at the process of restoring an addon:
This seriously is one of the coolest tools that I’ve seen for Moodle to date. So simple and effective. Definitely something you should consider. The plugin is available for both Moodle 2.8 and 2.9 in the database. Three cheers for Skylar Kelty for the code.
Download it here: https://moodle.org/plugins/view/local_recyclebin | Install instructions are available https://docs.moodle.org/29/en/local/Recycle_bin#Manual_Patching