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Moodle Administration Essentials by Karen Holland, Gavin Henrick

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Chapter 6. Managing Site Plugins

In the previous chapter, we looked at core administrator tasks in role management and the different aspects to consider when deciding which approach to take in either extending or reducing role permissions.

In this chapter, we will be examining ways to enhance the functionality of your Moodle site, by adding available plugins to the default Moodle install.

We also deal with the essential areas of site plugin management that every administrator may have to deal with:

  • Sourcing a plugin
  • Assessing a plugin for its suitability as a proposed solution
  • Installing a plugin
  • Updating a plugin
  • Uninstalling a plugin

What are plugins?

As covered in an earlier chapter, Moodle is an acronym and the M in Moodle stands for Modular. For the ...

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