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Moodle Administration Essentials by Karen Holland, Gavin Henrick

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Considerations when choosing a plugin

There are many third-party plugins available for Moodle. However, it is important to assess the suitability, reliability, and supportability of the plugin before adopting it. If you are using a third-party hosting company, such as a Moodle partner, they may have already audited the plugin so that it will be good to understand which aspects have been audited. Although something may be technically sound, the cost implications may require you to think of a different solution.

So, these are some of the criteria that one can use to evaluate a third-party Moodle plugin.

Initially, you need to question the basic purpose behind the suggested use of the plugin.

  • What is the purpose of the plugin?

    Before installing any plugin ...

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