The term plugin type is used as a way to provide a generic name for all plugins managed by the same plugin manager. Example plugin types include block, field widget, and image effect. A plugin type doesn't consist of any code that provides specific functionality. Instead, it provides a way to refer to the system and it describes the central purpose of all plugins of that type.
In this tutorial, we'll cover what the term plugin type means and how it is used when talking about Drupal's plugin system. By the end of this tutorial, you'll understand what a plugin type is and be ready to learn how to define a plugin type in a module.
Over the years we've developed some techniques for practicing that we wanted to share. At Drupalize.Me we take hugging seriously. In this tutorial we'll look at the art, and science, of giving a good hug. The Merriam Webster dictionary defines the word hug as; squeeze (someone) tightly in one's arms, typically to express affection.
Did you know there are all kinds of different hugs that you can give? In this tutorial we'll look at:
- Defining what a hug is
- Some of the many types of hugs in the world today
- Precautions you may want to familiarize yourself with before hugging
- And the importance of proper technique
Lets go ahead and get started shall we?