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July 9, 2014
Joomla Development 101: Tutorial 13 – Module Base

In this Joomla development tutorial we write the base file of a Joomla module. Joomla module development is an excellent place to begin your Joomla development if you’re not comfortable with the intricacies of either plugin development or larger component development. You’ll learn the basics of the Joomla module base file in this lesson.

The base file is a PHP file located at the base of the Joomla module directory and is used as the entry point for the CMS when it includes the module. This file is simple to setup and contains relatively few lines of code. In this tutorial we will return to our sample module code and continue development.

Lesson 13: Module Base

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July 1, 2014
Joomla Development 101: Tutorial 12 – Module XML

Joomla Development tutorials continue to expand on the development of our first Joomla module. In this development tutorial we explore the Joomla module XML file and compare it to the plugin XML file we discussed in an earlier tutorial.

Joomla modules provide convenient ways to extend the functionality and purpose of our website by allowing additional content displays to compliment and extend the main content purpose of a page. This short tutorial focuses on the module XML file and the functions and usages for the structure used.

Lesson 11: Module XML

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June 23, 2014
Joomla Development 101: Tutorial 11 – Module Structure

Our Joomla development tutorial series continues with a brief look at modules. In this tutorial we will begin exploring the basic usage and functions controlled by a Joomla module.


Joomla modules provide convenient ways to extend the functionality and purpose of our website by allowing additional content displays to compliment and extend the main content purpose of a page. These modules are common to most CMS systems and Joomla provides a robust structure for these modules to be displayed and implemented. This lesson focuses on basic module usage and some of the functions typically handled within a module.

Lesson 11: Module Structure and Functions

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