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What is a Joomla! Extension?

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An 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:

Click on a link to read what the Official Joomla! Documentation says about each type of extension.

  1. Component.
  2. Language.
  3. Library.
  4. Module.
  5. Package.
  6. Plugin.
  7. Template.

 

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.

 

Extension Management

 

Getting started with Extensions

 

How to use the Joomla! Extensions Directory

 

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