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Suhreed Sarkar

Suhreed Sarkar--IT consultant, trainer, and technical writer--studied Marine Engineering, served on board a ship for two years, then switched to the computer world with MCSE in Windows NT 4.0 track late in 2000. His latest field of study is business management and he has earned an MBA from the University of Dhaka. He has a bunch of BrainBench certifications including PHP4, Project Management, RDBMS Concepts, E-Commerce, Web Server Administration, Internet Security, Training Development, Delivery and Evaluation, and Technical Writing. As a trainer, he has taught courses on web design, development, and e-commerce. Being passionate about learning and teaching new skills, he prefers hacking and teaching to actual coding for clients. As a consultant and trainer he has experience consulting for some international organizations including the United Nations, where he helped clients building and adopting their enterprise portals, large scale databases, and management information systems. He is the best-selling technical author in Bengali--having a dozen books published on topics covering web development, LAMP, networking, and system administration. As an open-source enthusiast, he is active in different forums and takes every chance to promote open-source CMSs and shopping carts including Joomla, Mambo, Moodle, WordPress, osCommerce, Zen Cart, etc. While not busy with hacking some apps, blogging on his blog, reading the philosophy of Bertrand Russell or the management thought of Peter F Drucker--he likes to spend some special moments with his family--wife, son, and daughter. Suhreed lives in Dhaka, Bangladesh with his family.

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Tutorial: Developing Joomla! Content Plugin

This entry is part of 3 in the series Joomla! Plugin Development

In our previous post in this series we have just created a new content plugin. We have created the plugin’s xml manifest file and now its our turn to install the plugin. In this post, we see how to instal and enable the plugin. Enable and Test your new Plugin After installing the plugin, we need to enable it. Plugins installed first time remain disabled. For enabling the plugin, go to Extensions > Plugin Manager. In Plugin Manager: Plugins screen you see the plugins listed. For easlily locating the content plugin, select Disabled in –Select Status– drop down list. That Read more

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