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  • Since: 1.5
  • Deprecated since: 1.6
  • Previously: mambots


The plugins table stores information about plugins installed in the system and their configuration details. In Joomla! 1.0 and earlier, plugins were known as 'mambots'.

This table was merged into jos_extension in Joomla! 1.6 and will disappear in later releases of Joomla!

Plugins Table
Field Type Null Key Default Extra Comments
id int(11) PRI NULL auto_increment Unique plugin identifier
name varchar(100) Friendly name
element varchar(100) Unique plugin name (within folder)
folder varchar(100) Plugin 'group' or containing folder
access tinyint(3) unsigned 0 Access Control
ordering int(11) 0 Plugin execution ordering
published tinyint(3) MUL 0 Plugin enable status
iscore tinyint(3) 0 Plugin uninstall security ('is core' flag)
client_id tinyint(3) 0 Client Application Identifier
checked_out int(11) unsigned 0 Checked out (FKey
checked_out_time datetime 0000-00-00 00:00:00 Checked out time
params text Plugin parameters