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Method name Description
sendMail Mail function (uses phpMailer)
sendAdminMail Sends mail to administrator for approval of a user submission
getHash Provides a secure hash based on a seed
getToken Method to determine a hash for anti-spoofing variable names
parseAttributes Method to extract key/value pairs out of a string with xml style attributes
isWinOS Method to determine if the host OS is Windows
dump Method to dump the structure of a variable for debugging purposes
array_unshift_ref Prepend a reference to an element to the beginning of an array. Renumbers numeric keys, so $value is always inserted to $array[0]
return_bytes Return the byte value of a particular string


jimport( 'joomla.utilities.utility' );


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