Developing Extensions for Joomla! 5

Developing Extensions for Joomla! 5

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 322 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (November 30, 2023)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1804617997
  • ISBN-13: 978-1804617991

eBook Description:

Developing Extensions for Joomla! 5: A comprehensive take on Joomla extensions from the conception to release showing you how to harness the full power of Joomla

Joomla! 5 is a groundbreaking CMS, offering a significant leap in the world of content management systems. Joomla! 5 introduces a host of impressive new features that align with current web standards and helps to experience lightning-fast performance for optimal web page optimization, leverage the new code architecture, tap into the WebServices API, and many others.

This book has been designed to take you on a journey of extending Joomla’s capabilities by developing your own extensions. This comprehensive guide not only explains the key concepts behind Joomla’s architecture but also equips you with the latest techniques for crafting components and plugins. You will 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 we progress, you’ll learn invaluable techniques for testing your extension, addressing common issues, and preparing it for publication. In the last part of the book, you will learn how to test your extension for common issues, and we will show how to publish the extension for everyone to use it.

  • Learn how to plan the development of a new extension from Scratch
  • Understand the basic structure of a Joomla extension
  • Demystify the Joomla Forms system
  • Explore how to use Joomla features effectively to enrich your extensions
  • Discover how to add a WebService API to your extension
  • Discover how to create a Joomla CLI command for your extension
  • Create a Joomla Child Template for your projects
  • Test your extensions before the release

By the end of the Developing Extensions for Joomla! 5 book, you will be fully confident in your skills to complete the cycle of extension development.


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