Test your Moodle theme easily using Theme tester tool #MoodlePlugins

A new plugin – Theme Tester tool developed by David Scotson, is released this week and allows Moodle theme designers to test out the Moodle themes to quickly identifying the problems.

The plugin is basically meant for Theme designers/developers and not for general purpose with a focus on Bootstrap 3 based themes. It is similar to the Element Library tool.

Acc. to the plugin description –

This tool provides pages containing various elements of Moodle, and the Bootstrap 3 framework, live within Moodle, using your current theme CSS to allow for quickly identifying problems when developing or testing themes.

Theme tester plugin for Moodle
Theme tester plugin screenshot from Moodle.org

The plugin can be used for:

  • Theme Evaluation
  • Theme Development
  • Theme testing
  • Writing renderers

You can download the Theme tester plugin from this link which is available for Moodle 2.9.

Which tools you are using while developing your Moodle theme? Let us know in the comments below.

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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