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CMS Made Simple Development Cookbook by Samuel Goldstein

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Chapter 4. Getting Started with Modules

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Creating the file structure for a module
  • Creating a new module stub using the Skeleton module
  • Creating a new module stub using the ModuleMaker module
  • Breaking a module into multiple files
  • Making a module localizable
  • Using Smarty variables and templates with a module
  • Calling methods on other Modules and specifying module dependencies

Introduction

The power of CMS Made Simple comes from a relatively lightweight core, coupled with great extensibility. If you're looking for a flexible, localizable content management system with fairly modest resource requirements, the basic distribution of CMS Made Simple will satisfy you. If, however, you want a complex website with interactive forms, ...

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