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CMS Made Simple Development Cookbook by Samuel Goldstein

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Chapter 1. Understanding CMS Extensions

This chapter covers:

  • When to use User-Defined Tags
  • When to use Tags
  • When to use Modules
  • How to create a User-Defined Tag
  • How to create a Tag
  • How to create a Module
  • How to use CMS Debug Mode

Introduction

If you're reading this book, you already know that CMS Made Simple is a powerful system for creating websites. Even the base install enables you to easily produce sites with many sophisticated features. There are times, however, when you need to be able to do things that are beyond the basic capabilities. You can often find pre-made extensions on the official CMS Made Simple sites: Tags and Modules in the Developer's Forge (or directly through the Module Manager), and examples of User-Defined Tags on Wiki or posted ...

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