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This interface generates a plugin installation file for the cPanel interface's Paper Lantern theme. The installation file automates the plugin installation process and stores the desired configuration for the plugin as a
.tar.gz file in the
In the cPanel interface, items function as links to particular interfaces (for example, Email Accounts or File Manager). Each item must reside in a group (for example, Files or Databases).
This interface does not validate the input in the Name and URI text boxes. Make certain that anything that you enter cannot adversely affect your server.
To generate a plugin installation file, perform the following steps:
Enter the display name in the Name text box.
Select the Feature Manager Support checkbox if you wish to control access to the plugin via WHM's Feature Manager interface (WHM >> Home >> Features >> Feature Manager).
Select the group in which the plugin icon will appear from the Group menu. To create a new group, click the add icon ( ). Enter the new group name in the New Group Name text box.
99in the Priority text box. A plugin icon with a priority of
1appears higher than an icon with a priority of
Click Browse to select an icon file for the plugin.
Repeat steps 1 through 7 for all of the items that you wish to include in the plugin installation file.
Enter the plugin's name in the New Plugin Information text box and click Generate to generate the new plugin installation file.
To download the new plugin installation file, click the link in the the banner that appears at the top of the interface. The system saves the file in
.tar.gz format in the
This banner disappears when you start to create a new plugin or navigate away from the interface.
After you download the plugin installation file, use the
/usr/local/cpanel/scripts/install_plugin script to install the plugin to the Paper Lantern theme.