Level Up XP 3.12.0 and Level Up XP+ 1.12.0

These major releases come with UX improvements, additional features and compatibility with Moodle 4.0.

Level Up XP v3.12.0

New features

  • Display student's rank on the block
  • New shortcode [xppoints] to display number of points
  • Additional capability to control access to the report was added
  • Optional usage sharing functionality

Quality of life

  • Block title can be left empty
  • Block appearance settings always set from the plugin's settings
  • Navigation improvements by introducing sub-navigation in some pages

Bug fixes

  • Shortcode [xpladder] with top did not display top for neighboured leaderboards
  • Leaderboard only links to profile when course profiles are enabled
  • Event user_leveledup could be skipped when leveling up multiple levels at once
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Technical changes

  • Raised minimum required version to Moodle 3.3
  • Compatibility with Moodle 4.0
  • Compatibility with PHP 8
  • Support for optional activation of Level Up XP+ for shared hosting (beta)

Additional notes

  • Level up! is renamed Level Up XP
  • The "Log" page is now found under "Report", and the "Visuals" page under "Levels".
  • The migration of the block appearance settings will happen automatically in most cases. Those settings include the block title, the description shown to students, and whether or not to displays rewards. If those did not migrate accurately, their values can be set from the "Block appearance" section at the bottom of the plugin's settings page.

Level Up XP can be downloaded for free here.

Level Up XP+ v1.12.0

New features

  • Drops: award points by placing code snippets anywhere (Pro, Multi)
  • Anonymise leaderboard by first name and initial (Pro, Multi)
  • User leaderboard can be downloaded to CSV, XLS, etc. (Pro, Multi)
  • Team leaderboard can be downloaded to CSV, XLS, etc. (Pro, Multi)

Quality of life

  • Team names are displayed in the report (Pro, Multi)
  • Updated Chinese language strings

Bug fixes

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements

Technical changes

  • Raised minimum required version to Moodle 3.3
  • Compatibility with Moodle 4.0
  • Compatibility with PHP 8
  • Support for optional activation of Level Up XP+ for shared hosting (beta)

Additional notes

  • Level up! Plus is renamed Level Up XP+.

Level Up XP+ can be purchased here.

Release date: April 15, 2022.

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