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How do you write an extension?

Post by danieltj » Sat May 05, 2018 9:39 am

Quick question; how do you write an extension for the latest version of phpBB? I’m experienced with PHP but come from the WordPress world where action and filter hooks make plugins (easily) possible.

Are there any resources available out there to help get started? Any useful tips too? What’s the phpBB equivalent hooks? I downloaded a couple of simple ones and they seem to be class based, no?

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Re: How do you write an extension?

Post by Mick » Sat May 05, 2018 11:15 am

A simple search for “writing extensions” would have found Writing Extensions. Also, check out the stickies at the top of this forum.
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Re: How do you write an extension?

Post by canonknipser » Sat May 05, 2018 11:31 am

Maybe it's also worth to mention the well hidden sticky topics in this "Extension Writers Discussion" forum containing a lot of useful hints
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Re: How do you write an extension?

Post by david63 » Sat May 05, 2018 12:04 pm

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Re: How do you write an extension?

Post by Mick » Sat May 05, 2018 2:31 pm

I did in both cases.
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Re: How do you write an extension?

Post by danieltj » Sat May 05, 2018 3:09 pm

Thanks for the links; I started the topic on a mobile so the small screen contributed to not seeing the stickies very well.

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Re: How do you write an extension?

Post by jonnydjtracker » Sat May 12, 2018 10:17 am

are you able to make one ?

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