Most components handle and display itemized data. Itemized data is data having many instances; most commonly this reflects rows in a database table. When dealing with itemized data there are three areas of functionality that users generally expect:
In this section we will discuss each of these areas of functionality and how to implement them in the backend of a component.
make large amounts of itemized data easier to understand, we can split the data across multiple pages. Joomla! provides us with the
JPagination class to help us handle pagination in our extensions.
There are four important attributes associated with the
limitstart: This is the item with which ...