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===Blocktype Plugins===
 
===Blocktype Plugins===
  
* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=11634 '''GoogleApps'''] by Gregor Anželj - allows for making Google Docs, Spreadsheets, Presentations, calendars and maps visible in a View.
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* [[Plugins/Blocktype/ChemNIH|'''Chem 2D NIH''']] by Geoff Rowland - uses the NIH NCI/CADD Chemical Identifier Resolver service to display an image of a 2D chemical structure in a Page (View).
* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=26018 '''WindowsLive'''] by Gregor Anželj - embeds documents, Hotmail calendar and Bing maps in a View.
 
 
* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=35826 '''Embed.ly'''] by Gregor Anželj - embeds tons of Web 2.0 stuff
 
* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=35826 '''Embed.ly'''] by Gregor Anželj - embeds tons of Web 2.0 stuff
* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=35645 '''Facebook Like / Recommend'''] by Gregor Anželj - adding Facebook buttons to a Mahara page so that updates can be sent to that service
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* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=35645 '''Facebook Like / Recommend'''] by Gregor Anželj - adding Facebook buttons to a Mahara page so that updates can be sent to that service
* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=35645 '''Twitter Tweet buttons'''] by Gregor Anželj - adding Twitter buttons to a Mahara page so that updates can be sent to that service
 
 
* [[Plugins/Artefact/FreeMindFlash|'''FreeMind Flash''']] by James Kerrigan and Geoff Rowland - adds an interactive Flash rendering of a FreeMind mind map to a Page (View).
 
* [[Plugins/Artefact/FreeMindFlash|'''FreeMind Flash''']] by James Kerrigan and Geoff Rowland - adds an interactive Flash rendering of a FreeMind mind map to a Page (View).
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* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=11634 '''GoogleApps'''] by Gregor Anželj - allows for making Google Docs, Spreadsheets, Presentations, calendars and maps visible in a View.
 
* [[Plugins/Blocktype/Jmol|'''Jmol''']] by James Kerrigan and Geoff Rowland - displays an interactive 3D chemical structure file rendered with Jmol in a Page (View).
 
* [[Plugins/Blocktype/Jmol|'''Jmol''']] by James Kerrigan and Geoff Rowland - displays an interactive 3D chemical structure file rendered with Jmol in a Page (View).
 
* [[Plugins/Blocktype/JmolNIH|'''Jmol NIH''']] by Geoff Rowland - uses the NIH NCI/CADD Chemical Identifier Resolver service to display an interactive 3D chemical structure rendered with Jmol in a Page (View).
 
* [[Plugins/Blocktype/JmolNIH|'''Jmol NIH''']] by Geoff Rowland - uses the NIH NCI/CADD Chemical Identifier Resolver service to display an interactive 3D chemical structure rendered with Jmol in a Page (View).
* [[Plugins/Blocktype/ChemNIH|'''Chem 2D NIH''']] by Geoff Rowland - uses the NIH NCI/CADD Chemical Identifier Resolver service to display an image of a 2D chemical structure in a Page (View).
 
 
* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=35645 '''LinkedIn Profile'''] by Gregor Anželj - embeding LinkedIn public Member Profile to a Mahara page
 
* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=35645 '''LinkedIn Profile'''] by Gregor Anželj - embeding LinkedIn public Member Profile to a Mahara page
 
* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=35645 '''LinkedIn Share button'''] by Gregor Anželj - adding LinkedIn Share button to a Mahara page so that updates can be sent to this service
 
* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=35645 '''LinkedIn Share button'''] by Gregor Anželj - adding LinkedIn Share button to a Mahara page so that updates can be sent to this service
 
* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=44478 '''Twitter'''] by Florian Eder - embeds Twitters Tweets or Twitter Timeline
 
* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=44478 '''Twitter'''] by Florian Eder - embeds Twitters Tweets or Twitter Timeline
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* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=35645 '''Twitter Tweet buttons'''] by Gregor Anželj - adding Twitter buttons to a Mahara page so that updates can be sent to that service
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* [http://mahara.org/view/view.php?id=26018 '''WindowsLive'''] by Gregor Anželj - embeds documents, Hotmail calendar and Bing maps in a View.
  
 
===Authentication Plugins===
 
===Authentication Plugins===

Revision as of 14:06, 11 January 2012

Mahara has a very pluggable architecture, which allows people to add their own artefacts, blocks for views, methods for authentication and more. Mahara is a young project, but a few plugins are beginning to appear. Here is a list of them.

If you have a plugin that you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you! Post on the Developers Forum with some information about it.

Please note: Plugins listed here are NOT subject to the same standards of review that the Mahara core is, and as such, may contain security issues or other problems. It's up to you to verify that the plugin will adequately suit your needs!

Mahara plugins

Artefact Plugins

Mahara ships with plugins for profile information, a file repository, blogs and a resume builder. In addition, these plugins are available:

  • Europass by Gregor Anželj - implements Europass into Mahara, allows showing Europass data in Views and exporting this data into several forms
  • My Learning by Gregor Anželj - adds questionaires about learning styles and intelligences, with Flash-based visualisations that can be embedded in Views
  • Problems & Conditions by Catalyst for Cambridge University School of Clinical Medicine - adds the ability for students to record case notes about medical conditions, and share them with others. A nice feature is a category browser that makes it easy for users to choose what conditions to associate with a given case note.
  • My Reading by Jong-Dae Park - add comments on the books users read. The plugin was developed by modifying the code of blog artefact plugin developed by Catalyst and utilize web service from Korean online book company. The code need to be modified if users want to use webservice from the online book company in other countries. download 
  • My CPD by James Kerrigan and Geoff Rowland - adds a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) log to record details and total time spent on different CPD activities
  • Web Services Web Services support for Mahara (REST, SOAP, & XML-RPC)
  • Bookmark by Catalyst for Intel Education - Users can save links as Mahara artefacts. They are managed on a separate page under the My Portfolio menu, and can be selected for display in a block. Mahara 1.2 only. download

Blocktype Plugins

  • Chem 2D NIH by Geoff Rowland - uses the NIH NCI/CADD Chemical Identifier Resolver service to display an image of a 2D chemical structure in a Page (View).
  • Embed.ly by Gregor Anželj - embeds tons of Web 2.0 stuff
  • Facebook Like / Recommend by Gregor Anželj - adding Facebook buttons to a Mahara page so that updates can be sent to that service
  • FreeMind Flash by James Kerrigan and Geoff Rowland - adds an interactive Flash rendering of a FreeMind mind map to a Page (View).
  • GoogleApps by Gregor Anželj - allows for making Google Docs, Spreadsheets, Presentations, calendars and maps visible in a View.
  • Jmol by James Kerrigan and Geoff Rowland - displays an interactive 3D chemical structure file rendered with Jmol in a Page (View).
  • Jmol NIH by Geoff Rowland - uses the NIH NCI/CADD Chemical Identifier Resolver service to display an interactive 3D chemical structure rendered with Jmol in a Page (View).
  • LinkedIn Profile by Gregor Anželj - embeding LinkedIn public Member Profile to a Mahara page
  • LinkedIn Share button by Gregor Anželj - adding LinkedIn Share button to a Mahara page so that updates can be sent to this service
  • Twitter by Florian Eder - embeds Twitters Tweets or Twitter Timeline
  • Twitter Tweet buttons by Gregor Anželj - adding Twitter buttons to a Mahara page so that updates can be sent to that service
  • WindowsLive by Gregor Anželj - embeds documents, Hotmail calendar and Bing maps in a View.

Authentication Plugins

  • Janrain Engage by LUNS Ltd. for Learning Arabia - provides a single sign on to Mahara using identity from the popular websites like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo! and many others. It uses Janrain Engage (former RPX) service.
  • Shibboleth by Laurent Opprecht- designed to work primarily for Shibboleth but should work as well with other web server based authentication schemes.
  • LDAP group enrolment (File:Ldap enrol.php) by Amer Hamade allows you to get the users automatically added to the specified group on Mahara upon login.
  • Radius authentication plugin by Stanislav Tsymbalov.
  • CAS plugin by Patrick Pollet

Integration with other systems

Search Plugins

Plugin Installation

Unless the plugin has an installation manual, to install the plugin, download it first, then decompress it in the appropriate plugin type directory. For example, if you download an artefact plugin, decompress it in the 'artefact' subdirectory. If you download a blocktype plugin, decompress it in the 'blocktype' subdirectory.

Plugin Development

Subpages