Creating a System Plugin to augment JRouter
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Revision as of 06:52, 10 April 2012 by Garyamort
From within a plugin, there are 2 ways to get the currently active application context. One is to use the global $app variable:
The other is to use JFactory to get the application.
$app = JFactory::getApplication('site');
Which is the preferred option?