We have released the first version of the official Moodle connector for editing and collaboration on the course documents inside the platform. Read this post to learn more about the app, how to install and use it within your Moodle instance.
The first Moodle connector was developed in 2020 by Logic Expertise, an IT consulting and software company with offices in Melbourne, Australia, and Tauranga, New Zealand. It has been one of the most valuable examples of integration apps created by third-party developers, because it opened ONYOFFICE functionality to thousands of users in education.
However, the app still lacked some functionality and interface elements for integration management. Users kept asking us about the plans for improvement, whereas our team had little knowledge about the app development process and couldn’t take responsibility for its functioning.
Convinced that maintaining the app ourselves will give us a chance to ensure its continuous improvement, we decided to create a fork to revise app’s logic and functionality, and take turn in bringing the app closer to meeting the existing user requests.
The new app already includes the requested fixes and will be further improved and given new features. We revised numerous code issues and fixed known bugs to deliver uninterrupted app performance.
The current version of the new Moodle app allows you to:
ONLYOFFICE integration provides additional measures for document security:
You can find more detailed instructions on the Moodle connector GitHub page.
Watch this video to learn how to connect ONLYOFFICE Docs to Moodle step-by-step: