The primary purpose of Joomla Extension development is to make Joomla add-ons more convenient to use. Extensions are generally used to modify the functionality of web sites. An extension adds functionalities and new functions to a web site by integrating new components with the site and adding features to it. With Joomla, an extension can add a number of functionalities to web sites by adding extensions that are compatible with the operating system, and it is not necessary for a person to install any software applications.
As a matter of fact, this feature of Joomla extension development is quite popular among people who want to update their web sites. In other words, this kind of development is quite beneficial because users can simply use these tools to create new sites by creating extensions to existing web sites. Many people who want to add new functionality in their web sites often use Joomla extension development. However, before using any extension, you have to understand the differences between an extension and a module.
Module is usually the most popular of all extensions available in the market today. A module is a collection of extension modules that add more functionalities to a site. These extensions are typically used in conjunction with core Joomla modules such as core administrative modules, extensions and themes. Modules are not very user friendly and require a thorough knowledge about the system. However, with proper knowledge, a person can easily install a number of modules on a web site to create the kind of features that he wants.
To be able to install extensions on a web site developer has to follow certain steps. The first step involves configuring a developer account. This account is created by the web site developer when he creates his personal account with the Joomla Foundation. A developer has to register his account with the Joomla Foundation and the Joomla application is installed on his system after he has finished setting up his account.
After having registered the developer account, the developer can create a number of extensions in the web site. The extensions that are created in the web site are known as modules. The next step in module installation is installation of the extensions that the web site developer has installed on his system. There are different methods for installation of extensions. If you are going to install extensions on your own, you need to follow specific steps that are provided by the Joomla extension development company that you use for Joomla extension development.
Every web site developer needs to learn how to install modules on his system before he starts to add new ones. Modules should be added to the system according to a particular plan, but there are some important tips that a developer must know. A developer must be careful that he does not install the extension at the place where the application is being used on the system. It is advisable to add the extension on the extension directory instead of on the extensions directory. This is because extension directories are updated regularly. In addition to this, there are specific steps that must be followed when installing extensions on the system.
Web site developers must update extensions on their system by visiting the extensions database that is maintained by Joomla itself. These web pages contain all information regarding the status of extension directories, the extensions that are being offered and the instructions on how to install them. Some extensions have a description of the extension and its working process. In addition, a developer should also know the exact steps that need to be followed to update extensions and their description if he wants to add new ones.
The last thing that a web site developer needs to do before starting to develop modules is to test the extension for compatibility. If an extension is not compatible with another extension, it cannot be used. A Joomla extension developer can either test the extension for compatibility manually or he can use the Joomla extension testing package that is provided by the Joomla extension development team.