Zenphoto Plugin Architecture Apr 26, 2011
As from the 1.2 release Zenphoto contains an implementation of
"plugins" so that the functionality of the product can be extended
without "bloating" the core code. Only users of the plugin will
require the resources it uses. This article describes the
architecture of Zenphoto plugins. Plugins may come with the
Zenphoto distribution or may be available for download from third
We have provided some example plugins to help with your understanding. Note that these plugins are not formally supported by the Zenphoto team.
There are three categories of plugins implemented in Zenphoto. The category you most likely will experience is plugins that extend the functionality of themes. These are Template Plugins and Filters.
- Template Plugins add optional functions to the repertoire of capabilities available to theme designers. (...)