Developing Extensions for Joomla! 5
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Developing Extensions for Joomla! 5

Extend your sites and build rich customizations with Joomla! plugins, modules, and components

Carlos M. Cámara Mora

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Developing Extensions for Joomla! 5

Extend your sites and build rich customizations with Joomla! plugins, modules, and components

Carlos M. Cámara Mora

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About This Book

Harness the full potential of Joomla! through this comprehensive take on Joomla! extensions from conception through to release

Key Features

  • Discover the complete cycle of extension development from conception to release
  • Leverage built-in features such as categories, ACL, and custom fields to enrich your extensions
  • Learn how to build extensions that integrate with the Joomla! API and the new Joomla! CLI
  • Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Book Description

Joomla! 5 is a groundbreaking CMS that helps you take a significant leap into the world of content management systems. Joomla! 5 features a variety of impressive new features that align with current web standards and enable you to experience lightning-fast performance for optimal web page optimization, leverage the new code architecture, and tap into the WebService API, among others.This book takes you on a journey of extending Joomla's capabilities by developing your own extensions. The chapters not only explain the key concepts behind Joomla's architecture but also equip you with the latest techniques for crafting components and plugins. You'll discover how to leverage existing features within Joomla! to empower your extensions and create tailored solutions. The book takes you from the initial stages of planning your extension development to a fully featured finished product. As you advance, you'll learn invaluable techniques for testing your extension, addressing common issues, and preparing it for publication. The concluding chapters of this comprehensive guide teach you how to test your extension for common issues, along with how to publish the extension for everyone to use.By the end of this book, you'll have the confidence and skills to complete the cycle of extension development.

What you will learn

  • Find out how to plan the development of a new extension from scratch
  • Understand the basic structure of a Joomla! extension
  • Get to grips with the Joomla! Forms system
  • Use Joomla! features effectively to enrich your extensions
  • Discover how to add a WebService API to your extension
  • Create a Joomla! CLI command for your extension
  • Develop a Joomla! Child Template for your projects
  • Test your extensions before the release

Who this book is for

This book is for Joomla! developers and web designers who want to extend the functionalities of Joomla! and find innovative ways to customize their content management systems, e-commerce websites, business websites, and more. Basic familiarity with Joomla! will help you get the most out of this book.


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