Embedded mode/Default plugin loaded

Asked by Victor Petrov

Hello there!
I'm considering the possibility of using PHPDevShell as a control panel module for my application, but I will need to re-write the front-end for it. To keep things separate, I would prefer to implement this as a PDS plugin, rather than modify the PHPDevShell plugin. However, I can't seem to find a way to specify the default plugin that will be loaded when index.php is accessed. Is there a way to specify that a custom Plugin should be the default one displayed? I can't uninstall the PHPDevShell plugin, and if I remove the plugins/PHPDevShell directory, the application cannot generate it's main content, but displays some HTML.

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Victor Petrov (victor-petrov) said :

I'm using PHPDevShell 2.8.0 on an Ubuntu Linux 9.04 server.

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Victor Petrov (victor-petrov) said :

I found a comment in PHPDS.inc.php saying that for Embedded mode I should use PHPDSlib, but I can't seem to find any files that would even contain that string. Perhaps you could point me into the right direction?


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Greg (gregfr) said :

I'm away right now I'll be back in a couple of days and I'll provide the answers you need. Thanks for your patience.

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TitanKing (titan-phpdevshell) said :

Hi, Victor

You are going about it the wrong way, the PHPDSlib does something else. You should create a plugin as you think and then simply in the General Settings change what the home page should be when guest and what it should be when logged in.

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Greg (gregfr) said :

Here is a more detailed page about your question:


A note about embedded mode: PHPDSlib is an experimental piece of software which allow non PHPDS-based sites to use a PHPDS installation for their access control need. It's currently unsupported, but you can contact me directly if you're interested.

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