When integrating Magento into Joomla (using JFusion or MageBridge or your own bridging solution), this plugin might give you numerous abilities: With this plugin enabled, any Magento code can be used within the Joomla application: You can enhance Joomla! modules, plugins, components and templates with extra Magento logic.
After the plugin has been enabled, you can write Magento PHP code in any part of Joomla! as long as the Magento API plugin is loaded before your code: Adding Magento code to Joomla! templates, Joomla! modules and Joomla! components is no problem whatsoever. When writing a Joomla! plugin with Magento code, make sure to load this MagentoApi plugin before your own plugin.
The plugin is ment for developers that want to integrate Magento code in Joomla!. The plugin has the following parameters:
We have also brought you MageBridge, a complete full-blown bridge between Joomla! and Magento - allowing you to integrate Magento in Joomla! seamlessly. This plugin has no direct relation with MageBridge, however. You can run MageBridge without this plugin, you can use this plugin without MageBridge. The only relationship there is between this plugin and MageBridge, is that the code of this plugin will probably be used in MageBridge version 2.