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CMS Made Simple Development Cookbook by Samuel Goldstein

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Will a User-Defined Tag solve my problem?

You have reached the point where you know you need to extend CMS Made Simple to solve some particular problem, but you may not yet know what approach to take. Your options are to create a Tag, a User-Defined Tag (UDT), or a Module, but which will be best to solve your specific problem?

This recipe will help you examine your problem and consider whether creating a UDT is the most appropriate solution.

How to do it...

First, we determine if the problem you want to solve is one that will require you to write some custom code. This is the easy part. You've already considered whether or not an existing solution will suffice and have decided that it will not. So the next step is to figure out whether or not a User-Defined ...

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