Changing Moodle Themes

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This article shows you how to change the theme in Moodle.


Changing Moodle Themes

  1. Login to the myPlymouth portal (
  2. Select the myCourses tab at the top of the page.
  3. Locate your myCourses channel. In the appropriate semester category, select your course title. You are now looking at your Moodle course page.
  4. Locate the course's Administration block (usually found on the left sidebar) and select Edit settings (see image below).


5. Click on the Appearance section to expand it's options. Open the drop down menu for Force theme (see right image above) and select a different theme.

  • Tip: Do not select the mobile themes (moodle2tablet, moodle2mobile, and MyMobile). Please read the Known bug note at the top of the page.

6. Once you've selected a theme, scroll to the bottom of the page and select Save changes.

7. Repeat these steps until you've found a theme that you'd like to keep.



Article ID: 2570
Fri 10/2/20 5:07 PM
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