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If you're customising Mahara, please ask your questions in the Developers Forum , the Themes Group or the Translations Forum as appropriate.

Please read the README thread first, it has answers to some common questions!


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A non-techie () place to discuss eportfolio use for teaching and learning.


Anything about Mahara software development, or developing for Mahara:Core developmentDatabasesUsabilityTestingDeveloping new plugins

Note that the Mahara core developers tend to discuss things in #mahara-dev on freenode. You're welcome to lurk there, and listen in on conversations, but it's only for discussions about Mahara's development itself - you can use #mahara for those questions.

Also, check out the developer area of the wiki - it has information about Mahara's internals and on how to write plugins.

Open Discussion

Discuss anything about Mahara - as long as it doesn't fit in another forum!

Mahara/Moodle integration

Using Mahara with Moodle - everything from set up problems to usage case studies. Also check out the Moodle Mahara Integration Group.

Mobile Mahara

Discussions around mobile apps for Mahara.

Security Announcements

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Comments on feature proposals

Discussion of new features for core Mahara that a developer (team) is getting started on and invites comments.

This forum is not for making feature requests - we have a bug tracker for this. However, if you want a feature to be implemented, and have funding (part or full) for it, you can post about it in here. Please read the forum instructions before posting.