What is the difference between a Joomla 2.5 Plugin, Module, and Component?

New users to Joomla 2.5 often ask, “What is the difference between a plugin, module, and component?” All three are referred as extensions, as they extend the basic functionality of Joomla and add additional features. In this tutorial we’ll explain what sets apart plugins, modules, and components.   What is a Plugin? When you think Read More >