Extensions to Foswiki that are not plugins
The term "Contrib" is used to refer to any package that is not just a simple plugin.
Foswiki contribs may
Relevant links on Foswiki.org:
- extend the functionality of Foswiki, in a lower-level way than plugins,
- or 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,
- or they might provide other files that Foswiki uses, for example language files,
- or they might be packages of topics that implement a "Wiki Application", using the wiki macro language, TML.
See other types of extensions: ContributedAddOns
- Foswiki:Extensions - list of all contributed contrib packages
- Foswiki:Development - where developers get started
Foswiki Contribs Installed on this site
Number of topics: 10
configure to browse to the list of extensions available from Foswiki.org
- Or, download an extension package from some other source, and unzip it
- Follow the installation instructions in the contrib topic.
Related Topics: DeveloperDocumentationCategory