In Tiki, a module is simply a box of content (which may or may not have "chrome" such as borders and title backgrounds). All side-column information of this site is presented through modules. The Modules Admin page is used to add modules to and manage modules in the module zones of a Tiki site.
Here's a screenshot:
After adding modules, you can re-order them, assign permissions to them (so they appear only for specific user groups ), or even allow them to be customized by specific users.
Even though they are called modules, nearly all are included with the default Tiki installation. There are no additional "add-ons" to be installed in order to use these modules.
on the Admin Panel or Access http://example.org/tiki-admin.php?page=general.
These settings will apply to all modules on the site and are explained in more detail at Module Admin.
There are two ways to configure and display individual modules:
- Using the Admin Modules Panel
- Using PluginModule
- Allows you to:
- Display a module in a page or within other features (like blogs, articles, etc.) besides the left or right columns
- Also place module content inside of a user module
- Set module parameters
- See Index of Modules
- Allows you to:
- Module Admin--Introduction to the module admin pages for site-wide and individual module settings
- Index of Modules--Links to the documentation of individual modules
- User Modules--how (if the feature is active) users can choose and place their modules
- Creating Custom Modules--how to create simple and advanced custom modules includin small tutorial
- Mods Type Modules--links to modules that are installed as components