[development] What is the similiar Joomla-Mambot in Drupal?

Dan Horning lists at danhorning.com
Thu Oct 12 03:05:25 UTC 2006

i can simplify this a little -

The filters tend to be more in line with the general function of a mambot.

see the link - it should help to make sense of this question a bit more.

Drupal Indonesia wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Khalid B" <kb at 2bits.com>
> To: <development at drupal.org>
> Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2006 10:21 AM
> Subject: Re: [development] What is the similiar Joomla-Mambot in Drupal?
>> On 10/11/06, Drupal Indonesia <support at drupal-id.com> wrote:
>>> I want to extend blogger.module with blogheader feature. What do I 
>>> need is
>>> something like mambot in Joomla. The mambot can add on before/after 
>>> a page.
>>> So, when use click on http://localhost/drupal/blog/2 then the 
>>> Blogheader (this
>>> is a new field on the user profiles) will be displayed on the top of 
>>> this blog
>>> page.
>>> I need any doc or link that can help me doing this task in Drupal. 
>>> Better if oen
>>> can show me any Drupal module that work like mambot.
>> A Mambot is a "small, task-oriented function for Joomla! software.
>> Joomla! mambot intercepts content and manipulates it in some way
>> before it's displayed. Joomla! provides a number of Mambots in the
>> core distribution."
>> Therefore, there are many ways in Drupal to do these things:
>> - hook_init() http://api.drupal.org/api/4.7/function/hook_init
>> - hook_footer() http://api.drupal.org/api/4.7/function/hook_footer
>> - Conditional PHP in page.tpl.php
> As a new dev I am searching almost all module that works like mambot. 
> Unfortunately, Drupal module page has no classification/category, thus 
> difficult for me to pick the right one. Could you help me point to any 
> sample module that works like mambot? also, the hook_init() 
> http://api.drupal.org/api/4.7/function/hook_init contain too small 
> info for a new dev like me.
> Regards.

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