Add-On Development Cheat Sheet


PutYourLightsOn - Ben Croker

3rd Party (Free)

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EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 2


If an item is crossed out, it might be untested, not applicable or incompatible. Contact the developer to be sure.

  • Updater
  • Multi Site Manager
  • Stand Alone Entry Form
  • Low Variables
  • Content Elements
  • Better Workflow
  • Matrix
  • Grid
  • Webservice
  • Publisher


  • jQuery for the Control Panel

Add-On Type(s)



This is a free downloadable cheat sheet and Accessory for Expression Engine 2.0. Its purpose is to help add-on developers get used to coding for EE 2.0 and increase their productivity.


To install the accessory, download and unzip, then follow the simple steps below:

  1. Upload the entire cheat_sheet folder to the system/expressionengine/third_party/ folder
  2. Install the Add-On Development Cheat Sheet accessory (Control Panel -> Add-Ons -> Accessories -> Install)

Add-On Development Cheat Sheet Links

This entry was created January 25, 2010, 6:24 am.
This entry was last updated December 30, 2010, 1:24 am.

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1 Review:

ajones 08.19.10

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This is quite useful for quick reference without leaving the page you’re on. I’m surprised more hasn’t been said about this one. Nice work.