One of Mambo's greatest strengths is its flexible architecture. Mambo can be extended easily and quickly in all nooks and crannies. The extension concept is based on three elements:
Modules: Visual display of the front end
Mambots: Background functions, like searching
Components: Integration into the administration interface and visual representation
It is difficult to distinguish between these three elements at the beginning. Therefore we will first describe in detail, in respective sections, for what tasks the three types of extension are used. Subsequently, we will show and explain to you, with practical examples, what they are capable of.
Modules are used to display something. ...