InMotion Hosting Support Center

In Moodle 2.3, there is a Guest user that can access certain areas of the site, even though they are not enrolled in a course. The Guest user will have read only access. Guest users can access the site; however, they still need to login to view anything. Moodle has the capability of turning off the Guest login. This is called Auto-login. This article will discuss how to disable the Guest login feature that Moodle has by default.

Enabling Auto-login for Guests

  1. Log into the Moodle Dashboard
  2. skip-guest-login-course-1-click-moodleFirst the Guest enrolment plugin will need to be enabled. Navigate to Site administration > Plugins > Enrolments > Manage enrol plugins in the settings on the left.
  3. skip-guest-login-course-2-show-moodleOn the Manage Enrol plugins page, click the show icon so the Guest user shows the hide icon. This enables the Guest plugin.
  4. skip-guest-login-course-3-settings-moodleNext, click the settings link for the guest user..
  5. skip-guest-login-course-4-allow-moodleOn the Guest access page, set the Allow guest access drop box to Yes and check the Advanced checkbox.

    Click Save changes.


  6. skip-guest-login-course-5-auto-moodleNow Navigate to Settings > Site administration > Users > Permissions > User policies. On the Auto-login guests setting, select the checkbox.

    Click Save changes

    Now when Guests visit the site, they can view the courses without logging in.


Continued Education in Course 105: User Accounts and Permissions in Moodle
You are viewing Section 15: Allowing Guest access without logging into Moodle
Section 14: How to Enrol a student in a Moodle course

Support Center Login

Our Login page has moved, Click the button below to be taken to the login page.

Social Media Login

   
Social Login Joomla

Related Questions

Here are a few questions related to this article that our customers have asked:
Ooops! It looks like there are no questions about this page.
Would you like to ask a question about this page? If so, click the button below!
Ask a Question
n/a Points
2016-05-19 9:18 am

this not working on moodlecloud

Staff
30,264 Points
2016-05-19 2:00 pm
Hello Amir,

Thank you for contacting us. What version of Moodle are you running?

Since Moodle cloud is a hosting service, I recommend contacting them to see if there is possibly a limitation on their servers you can adjust.

Best Regards,
John-Paul
n/a Points
2014-07-17 2:45 am
Hi..
Thank you..it's so use ful..

Post a Comment

Name:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
Comment:
Submit

Please note: Your name and comment will be displayed, but we will not show your email address.

3 Questions & Comments

Post a comment

Back to first comment | top

Need more Help?

Search

Ask the Community!

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and InMotion Hosting Staff.

Current Customers

Chat: Click to Chat Now E-mail: support@InMotionHosting.com
Call: 888-321-HOST (4678) Ticket: Submit a Support Ticket

Not a Customer?

Get web hosting from a company that is here to help. Sign up today!