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  1. Moodle Community Sites
  2. MDLSITE-406

Modules and Plugins Database - an improved rating system

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Not a bug
    • Component/s: moodle.org
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      Just a thought here > I realise we have a rating system for each module & plugin in the database on its respective page (but most ppl don't use it). Moreover there ISN'T a system that actually ranks or compares the credibility of the plugins. We all appreciate the time & effort developers invest to make these plugins available to our community, but lets face it - some are more stable & better maintained than others.

      As a point of comparison, Joomla! CMS gives users the opportunity to favour, rate, recommend, & review extensions. Users can also browse by most favoured, top rated, most popular & reviewed.

      Do we need to devise a more effective system that makes it easier for Moodle community members to make an informed decision about which plugins are(not) reliable?

      Ease of installation, functionality, stability, moodle-like appearance & overall rating are some likely assessment criteria. Administrators, developers & end-users should be able to evaluate the contributions of others. On the same token, this may motivate developers to contribute & further improve their work.

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