Summary: This section provides information about validating a custom extension that has been uploaded by a user.


When a user uploads a custom extension, it needs to be validated by a CAST Extend user with Moderator rights before the extension is made available to other users.

Prerequisites to validating an extension

Only CAST Extend users that have the "Moderator" right are able to validate extensions for publication. If your login has the Moderator right, then you will see an additional "Moderation" menu in your user profile in the CAST Extend website:

If you do not have this right and you need it, please request it.

Validation process

To validate an extension for publication, first download it and inspect that it conforms to the required norms:

You can then either validate it or reject it: