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Not complex ones, but still you should know how they work and are are executed.
Before starting the course, download and install latest Joomla version and get familiar with its backend and basic functionality. You must not be expert in these things but they are the basis of joomla programming.
Course Outline: This tutorial is divided into basic three parts, i. The major one is component development, including backend and frontend portion. Along with each tutorial page, I have included the example component source code as a zip file.
My intention is, you must be downloading and installing the component along with each step we would be making to create a complete extension. This component will then be extended through a latest breed small slideshow module and a breeds search plugin.
I have tried my best to cover all points in this course session which could enable you to develop complex joomla extensions.
If my life remained, I will go on creating updates to this whole tutorial according to latest Joomla releases and you will get this programming stuff according to those latest updates and best coding practices.
Tools required to develop a joomla extension You must have these below listed software installed to setup a development environment in order to create the extension. Setting up a Local web server The first step is to setup a local web server.
Apache is most popular among all of the servers, but you can also use IIS if you are in windows. The next thing is MySql server for database support.
Its version should be 5. Simply install our PayPal Digital Goods extension in your Joomla website, and you can start to sell your own digital products such as e-books, comic books, download music, videos, fonts, graphics, software or even mobile apps. Installation This Joomla extension has two part: the component zip file and the plugin zip file.
Once you get this extension zip file, you have to extract it first.
Then, you can install them one by one. Therefore, you have to check your PayPal account and make sure your PayPal account is configured proper to work with this extension. Following steps will show you how to get your PayPal information.
If you want, you can configure the plugin to customize with your own download button images. If you leave it blank, it will use the default PayPal download button image. Product manager in this component is very easy to use. You can add one new product in less than one minute. Following steps will show you how to add a new product.
There is a huge potential to promote your customers for further sales.