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If you have a question that is not answered by the wiki, you can ask about it in the [http://mahara.org/forums forums]. And if you want to add content, please feel free! You may want to ask in the forums to check if you're adding something in the right place or that it's not already documented first, if you're not sure.
 
If you have a question that is not answered by the wiki, you can ask about it in the [http://mahara.org/forums forums]. And if you want to add content, please feel free! You may want to ask in the forums to check if you're adding something in the right place or that it's not already documented first, if you're not sure.
  
===Quick Links===
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===Introduction===
  
* [[Download Mahara]][[Download Mahara#Language Packs|<br />]]
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Mahara is an open-source e-portfolio for education. An e-portfolio is a type of web application that allows users to record and share evidence of lifelong learning. (In technical terms, it's a bit like a content management system crossed with a social network.) For more information about what Mahara is and does, try the Mahara user manual's introduction chapter: http://manual.mahara.org/en/1.8/intro/introduction.html#what-is-mahara
* [[Language Packs]]
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* Instructions on [[System Administrator's Guide/Installing Mahara|Installing Mahara]], or [[System Administrator's Guide/Upgrading Mahara|Upgrading Mahara]]. [[Release Notes|Release notes]] for each release are available.
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===Quick links===
* [[User Guide|User Manual]] - how to use Mahara, for students and staff.
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* [[Customising|Customising Mahara]] - [[Customising/Themes|themes]], [[plugins]] etc., and [[Developer Area|Developer Documentation]] if you're wanting to understand/write plugins for Mahara.
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* '''[[Download Mahara]]'''
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* '''[[Mahara_live_cd|Mahara LiveCD]]'''
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* '''[[System Administrator's Guide/Requirements|System requirements]]''' for installing Mahara
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* '''[http://manual.mahara.org User manual]''' - how to use Mahara, for students and staff.
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* '''[[Developer_Area|Developer area]]'''
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* '''[[Plugins|Plugins list]]'''
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* '''[[Themes/Contributed_themes|Community-contributed themes]]'''
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* [[Language Packs | Language packs]]
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* Instructions on [[System Administrator's Guide/Installing Mahara|Installing Mahara]] or [[System Administrator's Guide/Upgrading Mahara|upgrading Mahara]]. [[Release Notes|Release notes]] for each release are available.
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* [[Customising|Customising Mahara]] - [[Customising/Themes|themes]], [[plugins]] etc., and [[Developer Area|developer documentation]] if you're wanting to understand/write plugins for Mahara.
 
* [[System Administrator's Guide/Moodle%2f%2fMahara Integration|Mahara-Moodle ]]integration guide.
 
* [[System Administrator's Guide/Moodle%2f%2fMahara Integration|Mahara-Moodle ]]integration guide.
* Need [[Support]]? Or want to [[Contributing to Mahara|contribute to Mahara]]?
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* Need [[Support | support]]? Or want to [[Contributing to Mahara|contribute to Mahara]]?
* The [[Roadmap]] - detailing plans for future development.
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* [[Developer_Area/Mahara_project_overview|Mahara project overview]] for information about the organization behind Mahara
  
===Subpages===
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===Other frequently needed links===
  
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* [[Accessibility]]
 
* [[BasicPHPFileTemplates|BasicPHPFileTemplates]]
 
* [[BasicPHPFileTemplates|BasicPHPFileTemplates]]
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* [https://blueprints.launchpad.net/mahara Blueprints] and [[Developer_Area/Specifications_in_Development|specifications in development]]
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* [[Community_resources | Community resources]]
 
* [[Contributing_to_Mahara|Contributing to Mahara]]
 
* [[Contributing_to_Mahara|Contributing to Mahara]]
* [[Contributors|Mahara Team and Contributors]]
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* [[Contributors|Mahara team and contributors]]
 
* [[Customising|Customising]]
 
* [[Customising|Customising]]
* [[Developer_Area|Developer Area]]
 
 
* [[Documentación_en_Español|Documentación en Español]]
 
* [[Documentación_en_Español|Documentación en Español]]
* [[Download_Mahara|Download Mahara]]
 
 
* [[History|History]]
 
* [[History|History]]
* [[Institute_administrator_guide|Institute administrator guide]]
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* [[Community_resources/Mahara_users_on_social_media | Mahara on social media sites]]
* [[Language_Packs|Language Packs]]
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* [[Mahara.org_forums_-_Code_of_Conduct|Mahara.org forums - Code of conduct (Work in progress)]]
* [[Mahara.org_forums_-_Code_of_Conduct|Mahara.org forums - Code of Conduct (Work in Progress)]]
 
 
* [[Mahara_Video_Script|Mahara Video]]
 
* [[Mahara_Video_Script|Mahara Video]]
 
* [[Mahara日本語ドキュメント|Mahara日本語ドキュメント]]
 
* [[Mahara日本語ドキュメント|Mahara日本語ドキュメント]]
* [[Marketing|Marketing]]
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* [[Release_Notes|Release notes]]
* [[Plugins|Plugins]]
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** [[6MonthlyCycle | 6-monthly release cycle]]
* [[Release_Notes|Release Notes]]
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** [[SupportedVersions | Schedule for supporting versions]]
* [[Roadmap|Roadmap]]
 
* [[Site_Administrator_Guide|Site Administrator Guide]]
 
* [[Developer_Area/Specifications_in_Development|Specifications in Development]]
 
 
* [[Support|Support]]
 
* [[Support|Support]]
* [[System_Administrator's_Guide|System Administrator's Guide]]
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* [[System_Administrator's_Guide|System administrator's guide]]
 
* [[Themes|Themes]]
 
* [[Themes|Themes]]
* [http://manual.mahara.org Mahara user manual]
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* [[User_Guide/Tutorials_about_Mahara | User-contributed tutorials about Mahara]]
* [[User_Guide/Tutorials_about_Mahara | User-contributed Tutorials about Mahara]]
 
 
 
===Mahara Elsewhere===
 
 
 
* [http://groups.diigo.com/group/everything-mahara Diigo]
 
* [https://gitorious.org/mahara Gitorious] 
 
* [http://groups.google.com/group/mahara-users Google Group Mahara-Users] (primarily Japanese)
 
* [http://identi.ca/maharaproject Identica account] and [https://identi.ca/group/mahara group]
 
* [https://www.launchpad.net/mahara Launchpad]
 
* [http://www.linkedin.com/groups?mostPopular=&gid=2037561 LinkedIn]
 
* [http://www.ohloh.net/p/mahara Ohloh]
 
* [http://www.openhatch.org/+projects/mahara OpenHatch]
 
* [http://www.slideshare.net/tag/mahara Slideshare]
 
* [https://twitter.com/maharaproject Twitter]
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:01, 30 November 2016

Welcome to the Mahara Wiki! To edit pages here, you need a mahara.org account. Then you can sign in to the wiki using the same username and password details.

If you have a question that is not answered by the wiki, you can ask about it in the forums. And if you want to add content, please feel free! You may want to ask in the forums to check if you're adding something in the right place or that it's not already documented first, if you're not sure.

Introduction

Mahara is an open-source e-portfolio for education. An e-portfolio is a type of web application that allows users to record and share evidence of lifelong learning. (In technical terms, it's a bit like a content management system crossed with a social network.) For more information about what Mahara is and does, try the Mahara user manual's introduction chapter: http://manual.mahara.org/en/1.8/intro/introduction.html#what-is-mahara

Quick links

Other frequently needed links

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