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Foswiki Contribs

Extensions that sit close to the core, or provide services for other extensions

Overview

Foswiki contribs extend the functionality of Foswiki, in a lower-level way than plugins and add-ons. They may also provide alternative implementations for sections of the Foswiki core e.g. user management, or when an extension just can't be implemented as a plugin because it requires very close access to Foswiki internals.

An example is the MailerContrib, which implements mail notification of topics changes.

Relevant links on Foswiki.org:

See other types of extensions: ContributedAddOns, Plugins, Skins

Foswiki Contribs Installed on this site

Number of topics: 8

Installing Contribs

Creating new Contribs


Related Topics: DeveloperDocumentationCategory, AdminDocumentationCategory, Foswiki:Support.PluginsSupplement
Topic revision: r1 - 09 Jan 2009 - 06:00:00 - ProjectContributor?
 
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