Articles with category: Features

Discover What is New in Open edX Ironwood

As part of the continuous evolution of the open edX platform, the next version will be called Open edX Ironwood. The release date is scheduled for March, around the 2019 Open edX Conference (March 26-29, San Diego). Ironwood will be the ninth release of the Open edX platform and will include improvements over the current Hawthorn.2 …
12 March, 2019
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Open edX Mobile App

The latest Open edX Hawthorn Release brings a wide range of improved convenience and usability features for learners as well as authors empowering them to make full use of the open edX platform's strengths to deliver effective learning.
1 March, 2019
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eduNEXT Management Console

One of our purposes is to empower you to be able to run your open edX microsite with a great deal of flexibility and control. A very useful feature in the manage application is to allow for easy self service customization of many of your site’s configuration variables, styles, email behavior, and advanced features configuration.
22 January, 2019
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How to add gamification to open edX

Gamification in Open edX can make a meaningful difference for individuals and institutions of academic industry who are looking to substantially improve the engagement and learning capacity of their students through productive and interactive means. This article provides ideas on how to implement this kind of strategy in the open edX platform.
16 November, 2018
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Open edX Hawthorn Brings New Improvements

The latest Open edX Hawthorn Release brings a wide range of improved convenience and usability features for learners as well as authors empowering them to make full use of the open edX platform's strengths to deliver effective learning.
4 September, 2018
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Integrating Open edX with WordPress or another CMS

The open edX platform, covers your needs for hosting and operating online courses, but there is also the need of a web content management tool to promote your initiative and cover your specific marketing requirements. In this scenario, you can use open edX in combination with a CMS such as wordpress, drupal, or any other. This article will provide some …
31 July, 2018
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Open edX GINKGO. Course outline and insights upgrades in this latest named release

Open edX Ginkgo is the name of the latest open edX release. This new release includes significant changes to the course outline, video player, administering exams, and more! …
16 December, 2017
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A fully featured style guide for your Open edX course contents

When building online courses in Open edX, you may need to add a differentiated visual layout for your course contents. Open edX will let you add HTML, CSS and javascript code in any of the HTML components, but keeping track of more complex CSS classes, and javascript functions in order to have a consistent visual layout over a wide range …
14 March, 2017
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Open edX FICUS. Security and performance upgrades in this latest named release

Open edX Ficus is the name of the latest open edX release. It brings new and improved functionalities and performance and security upgrades.
6 March, 2017
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Implementing custom payment processors for Open edX ecommerce

Ever since edX announced the plan to develop a new ecommerce service to replace the original shopping cart that came in cypress and earlier named releases of the open edX platform, there has been a lot of interest in this feature. Adding an e-commerce service working along your open edX site, is the way to allow learners to …
6 January, 2017
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