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CMS Made Simple Development Cookbook by Samuel Goldstein

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Posting an article to the News Module when the Admin adds a new Group

One topic that is always of interest to CMS Made Simple site builders is the interaction of different components. The ability of User-Defined Tags to interact with core APIs and the APIs of installed modules is one of the powerful characteristics that really sets CMS Made Simple apart from other systems.

This recipe pulls together a number of interactions. It begins with a UDT that works with the core News module to create a new News article. This UDT is then connected to a system event that gets triggered when the administrator adds a new group to the CMS administration area.

To accomplish these tasks, the recipe shows how to access module methods from a User-Defined Tag and ...

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