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Take LMS-constrained courses to the next level and empower tech-savvy educators with an open, collaborative and version-controlled workflow using Markdown and Grav. Includes Admin Panel and Git Sync.
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Grav Open Matter Course Hub Skeleton

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Grav Open Course Hub with Git Sync is designed to support an open and collaborative environment for one or more courses, inside or outside of your LMS. Built with the open source modern file-based Grav CMS.

📚 Information and Documentation

🚀 Quick Install Instructions

Pre-flight Checklist

  1. Confirm Web server PHP version (PHP 7.1 or higher)
  2. Web server login credentials (username and password)

Installation Steps

  1. Download the ready-to-run Open Course Hub Skeleton Package or Open MultiCourse Hub Skeleton Package
  2. Unzip the package onto your desktop
  3. Copy the entire Grav Open Course Hub folder to your Web server
  4. Point your browser to the Web server folder
  5. Create your site administrator account when prompted
  6. And you're done! (press the Right Arrow Circle Icon icon in the Admin Panel to preview site)

💻 Grav Open Course Hub Screenshots

Course Hub Screenshot
Figure 1. Example Grav Open Course Hub website, with GitHub collaborative page editing enabled. Explore an example open matter course hub site at

MultiCourse Hub Screenshot
Figure 2. Example Grav Open MultiCourse Hub website, with GitHub collaborative page editing enabled. Explore an example open matter multicourse hub site at

⚡️ Grav Open Matter Course Hub Highlights

  • Ready-to-run open source Grav package
  • Minimal server requirements (PHP 7.1 or higher, no database required)
  • Built using the Bootstrap 4 responsive framework
  • Built-in support for automatic two-way Git Sync
  • Single or multiple courses per hub installation
  • Global 'Chromeless Pages' site setting for all pages (for embedding entire site within LMS)
  • Optional 'chromeless' page URL flag (for embedding specific pages within LMS)
  • Uses Markdown and HTML files for cross-platform content
  • Full access to HTML, CSS, Javascript, Twig Templates, YAML, etc.
  • Blog-style list of course units (e.g. classes, modules, etc)
  • Optional important reminders and unit preparations areas
  • Supports custom page types and modular content
  • Includes example RSS aggregator, card, and Twitter feed pages
  • Includes ShortCodes for Button, cards, H5P, iFrame, PDF, SpeakerDeck, andTwitter
  • Hub pages can be easily added/removed/changed
  • Enhanced support for the Presentation Plugin
  • Custom links can be added to site navigation bar
  • Image header area above site navigation bar
  • Sidebar is customizable (Markdown or HTML)
  • Various Web accessibility enhancements (i.e. hidden H1 page titles)

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