Reality check – the strengths and weaknesses of a fresh install of Moodle

Have you also encountered the situation when your Moodle site is upgraded from a previous version and contains a lot of redundant users and courses which are clogging up the system, if so then this forum thread is of many helps to you. Started by Greg Bird the forum thread discuss about the positives and negatives of going with a clean install on upgrading the site.

Some potential issues which are problematic during the upgrade process are:

  • Upgrade process failure,
  • keeping a track of custom code,
  • all plugins and themes also to be upgraded simultaneously, to ensure that site is working without any breakage.

You can also post your views and experience about going for the upgrade process or a clean install in the forum thread here.


Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh, passionate about using Moodle in improving the Indian Education System and reaching the students in far flung areas where still education seems to be a impossible prospect of life. He is the author of the popular Moodle Book "How to use Moodle 2.7". In October 2016, Jaswinder was elected as the Moodle User's Association Committee member - the first to make it from India.

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