Creating Core Extensions

A tremendous advantage of programming in the robust language of PHP is access to the rich number of libraries that are included with the PHP system. Many of these can be harnessed to add functionality to Joomla. In this chapter, you’ll construct several components that will significantly augment the capabilities of Joomla for both user-facing improvements and backend/administrator features.

In this chapter, you’ll do the following:

  • Create the Article Historian component that will store revisions of articles with each article update. The component will allow you to restore any previous version.
  • Make the Form ...

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