There exists a plethora of third-party Moodle software that add new functionalities, fix problems, or integrate Moodle with external systems. In this chapter you will learn the essentials about installing third-party add-ons.
Good and bad third-party add-ons
Since externally developed software is not scrutinized by Moodle's quality assurance process, you have to make a judgment about the trustworthiness of non-core add-ons. A checklist of criteria is provided to make this decision a bit easier.
Popular third-party add-ons
There are over 400 titles to choose from; for your convenience we discuss the most popular ones.
Installation of third-party add-ons
We describe the installation process using the popular Feedback activity module as an example.
Uninstalling third-party add-ons
Here we describe how to uninstall third-party add-ons.
Let's start with an overview of third-party software.