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This page contains many links to selected documentation concerning Module Development for {{JVer|1.5}} {{JVer|1.6}}{{JVer|1.7}} and {{JVer|2.5}}
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This page contains many links to selected documentation concerning Module Development for {{JVer|2.5}} and {{JVer|3.x}}. A good place to start is with the '''[[#Recommended Reading|Recommending Reading]]''' articles below as they provide a good introductory base of knowledge to build on.
{{dablink|This '''page''' is only for Module Development, please see the main page [[Developers]] for other development topics}}
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{{tip|Modules are lightweight and flexible [[Extension|extensions]] used for page rendering. These modules are often “boxes” arranged around a [[component]] on a typical page. A well-known example is the login module. Modules are assigned per menu item, so you can decide to show or hide (for example) the login module depending on which page (menu item) the user is currently on.
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'''See also''': [[Component]], [[Plugin]], [[Template]]
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|title=What is a Module?}}
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Latest revision as of 17:29, 6 October 2013

This page contains many links to selected documentation concerning Module Development for Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.x. A good place to start is with the Recommending Reading articles below as they provide a good introductory base of knowledge to build on.

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What is a Module?

Modules are lightweight and flexible extensions used for page rendering. These modules are often “boxes” arranged around a component on a typical page. A well-known example is the login module. Modules are assigned per menu item, so you can decide to show or hide (for example) the login module depending on which page (menu item) the user is currently on. See also: Component, Plugin, Template