What is a Joomla! Extension?

Joomla! Help Support Warrington Cheshire Manchester Merseyside UKAn extension is a software package that increases what you can do with your Joomla! website.

A number of core extensions are included with the default Joomla! CMS but you will find thousands more 3rd party extensions in the Joomla! Extensions Directory.

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The full range of Joomla! Extensions

Extension refers to any component, package, plugin, module, template, language, library or other application used by the Joomla! CMS.

The three Extension types you will probably use most are:

Core & 3rd Party Extensions

The Joomla! CMS already contains a number of important pre-installed Core extensions.

You can add other extensions yourself. These are 3rd Party extensions.

The JCE Content Editor component and plugins are good examples of 3rd party extensions.

Here is a list of some important Core Joomla! Extensions.

Click on the links to learn more about working with each type.

Banners Component.

Media Component.

Contacts Component.

Redirects Component.

Web Links Component

Note: The Web Links Component is now decoupled from the Core Joomla! CMS.

Read more: What are Core Supported Extensions.

You can view the vast range of 3rd party extensions created by developers in the Joomla! Extensions Directory.

Visit: Joomla! Extensions Directory.

Extension Management

 

Contents include:

How to install an Extension
How to uninstall an Extension
How to update an Extension.

 

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