Chapter 5. Components
Overview

Components are the main functional units that display in your template, like the content management system, contact forms, web links and the like.

This chapter serves to provide you with a number of useful examples that helps you learn how to create Components.

While we have gone to great lengths to make Joomla easy for content providers to use, we have equally spent a lot of time developing a flexible framework for developers to extend the capabilities of Joomla without having to touch the core code.

Please note that line numbers shown in code examples may not be sequential.

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