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CMS Made Simple Development Cookbook by Samuel Goldstein

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Create a "Hello World" Module

So far in this chapter, we have seen examples of simple Tags and User-Defined Tags. The last remaining type of extension to explore is the Module.

This recipe will show you how to create a simple Module for CMS Made Simple.

Getting ready

This recipe requires access to your site's Administration area with "Add Pages" and "Modify Modules" permissions, and permissions to create a file on the server.

How to do it...

  1. Find your CMS Made Simple base install directory. Within that directory will be a "Modules" directory.
  2. Inside the "Modules" directory create a new directory, and name it "HelloWorld" (keeping in mind that the directory name is case-sensitive in most operating systems).
  3. Open your favorite text editor, and type ...

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