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An Introduction to Developing eZ Publish Extensions

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Most Content Management System requirements can be fulfilled by eZ Publish without any custom PHP coding. But sooner or later experienced eZ Publish implementers get to the point where a project needs some special functionality and it becomes necessary to develop extensions.

(This tutorial was initially published on 21/01/2008, and refreshed to match the 4.x series on 10/12/2010)

This tutorial will help you with the basics of writing extensions using a simple example to illustrate the concepts.


  • An eZ Publish 4.x installation
  • Basic understanding of the structure of eZ Publish
  • Basic knowledge of PHP, SQL, MySQL and HTML

What will be demonstrated

In this tutorial you will learn how to create and configure a simple extension. It will also show how the eZ Publish framework can be used for development.

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