Chapter 12. Customizing Koha Software

Most serious Koha users will want to customize the software to suit their needs, perhaps to modify the styling or appearance or to tweak a certain page to show additional information. If you have the skills, you can even take on more serious work, such adding new features.

It is best to share the code you create by sending patches to Koha's release manager. Koha's license requires that we share any enhancements we make. Another reason to share the code is that if your changes are included in upcoming releases, you don't have to do the work of retrofitting your changes into the new version.

In this chapter, we learn how to customize Koha code. We start with an orientation, and then use a specific example to ...

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