Tag Archives: PHP

Adding parameters to a Joomla 2.5 plugin

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

So far we have created a very basic plugin that simply shows our predefined text in articles. You probably have noticed that while we were configuring the plugin there was no other parameters to configure, we have simply enabled the plugin. But many other plugins have many parameters to configure, and how we can have such parameters be added to our plugin? Yes, we are going to learn that now. Let us modify the plugin […]

How to create a content plugin (Markdown) for Joomla! 2.5 in 10 minutes

Very recently I am impressed by Markdown and in all my writing using Markdown. Thanks to Leanpub I am writing some of my books in Markdown and planning to write all my blog posts in Markdown too. As a first step, I have installed WP-Markdown plugin for my wordpress blog and happily using that. But I am a Joomla! guy and usually support my clients managing and building sites with Joomla!. I was searching an […]

Tutorial: Developing Joomla! Content Plugin

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

As you know, content plugins for Joomla! mainly deals with content items. It searches the content items and performs some actions on the content. For example, when shubmitting an article, content plugin may check for valid markups and remove invalid markups. Similarly, when displaying the article, another content plugin may perform some activities to display the article in a special format. In this chapter, we will learn how to develop content plugins for Joomla!. In […]

Joomla! 1.5 Top Extensions for Using Languages

This article focuses on using multiple languages on a Joomla!-based site. It shows you how to add a language, translate language files, translate a site’s content on the fly using Google’s translation service. In this article by Suhreed Sarkar, author of Joomla! 1.5 Top Extensions Cookbook, we will cover: Adding a language to your site Translating language files for your site Translating your site’s content using Google’s translation service