Forcing Plugin Reinstallation
The easiest way to get moodle to re-run installation is to update the version in
However, if you want to be sure it makes any schema changes etc then remove the plugin version from the
mdl_config_plugins table or use the Site Configuration CLI tool.
The SQL to do this:
delete from mdl_config_plugins where plugin = 'plugin_name' and name = 'version';
For schema changes, you may need to drop the table and have it rebuild it just to ensure that the changes are made correctly.
For production deployments you should use an
upgrade.php script, but this is a handy shortcut if you are developing a plugin as you really just want to iterate to the final schema version which you would then put into