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Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development by Chuck Lanham, James Kennard

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Plugin groups

Plugins are organized into different groups. Each plugin group is designed to handle a specific set of events and there are eight core groups:

  • authentication
  • content
  • editors
  • editors-xtd
  • search
  • system
  • user
  • xmlrpc

Each of these groups performs different functions; we will discuss precisely what they are and how to use them in a moment.

In addition to the core groups, we can create plugins that belong to custom groups that we create. Since we want to create a plugin specifically for our boxoffice component, we will create a custom plugin group called boxoffice.

The following sections describe each of the core plugin groups and discuss how to create new plugins for these groups. At the end of each section we will detail related events.

There are ...

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