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CMS Made Simple Development Cookbook by Samuel Goldstein

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Will a Module solve my problem?

The previous two recipes have shown you how to assess two possible types of CMS extension, and to see if they are optimal for any specific problem. This recipe rounds out the analysis and shows you how to determine whether creating a Module is the most appropriate solution.

How to do it...

By examining your requirements, and comparing them to the strengths of the Module API, we can figure out whether or not a Module is the best way to implement your extension.

To do so, consult the following list, and determine if each item applies to the problem you are trying to solve. Feel free to write down a list of your answers (yes/no).

  1. Are you trying to solve a problem that requires multiple actions? An example of multiple ...

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