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concrete5 for Developers by Sufyan bin Uzayr

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Creating a custom attribute type in concrete5

As you have already read in this chapter, concrete5 comes with several attribute types of both simple and complex nature. For all practical purposes, the default attribute types tend to suffice for concrete5 development.

However, just in case you wish to extend the existing attribute types or create new custom attribute types, I will describe the steps to do so here.

Custom attribute types are generally employed only in really advanced practical or real-world solutions, especially in cases when the default attribute types provided by concrete5 are either too complex or too simple for our given usage scenario. For example, take the case of the e-commerce add-on of concrete5. If you are building an e-commerce ...

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