Recycle bin

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What is the recycle bin?

How does it work?

Deleted activities

1. Before a course teacher deletes an item, a reminder message appears:

2. If you mistakenly click 'yes', all is not lost. Turn editing off or effectively reload the course page or navigate elsewhere in the course then go to the course administration block. The link "Recycle bin" will be visible.

3. Click the link and then click the 'restore' icon to retrieve the assignment or other item you accidentally deleted.

Deleted courses

1. Access the category that the course was in before you accidentally deleted it. 2. From the category administration block, click 'Recycle bin'

3.Click 'Restore' to restore the deleted course:

Activity deletion in progress

In Moodle 3.2 onwards, a message 'Activity deletion in progress...' is displayed whilst an activity is being deleted.

Note: The cron should run every minute to ensure that activities are deleted promptly.

How is it set up?