October 18, 2012

October 18, 2012
In my previous post, I have explained about how to create our own Front End Component in Joomla. In this post I will explain about How to create a Back End Component in Joomla and how to activate and execute the Back End Component in Joomla. Back End means, only an administrator can access this page. So we are going to work under the "Administrator" folder. Joomla separates the folder between front end and back end.

Here are the steps:

Step 1:

Create a folder for your component in Joomla administrator components directory.

Ex: root folder/administrator/components/com_mycomponent

Here "com_mycomponent" is our new component name.

Step 2:

Create a file "admin.mycomponent.php" inside the "com_mycomponent" folder.

Step 3:

Write the following code in the "admin.mycomponent.php" file.

defined( '_JEXEC' ) or die( 'Restricted access' );
echo 'Welcome to my Own Joomla Back end Component';

Step 4:

Test the above component by accessing 


The final output will be.,


  1. Good Article.. but what is the actual use to this front end and back end components when coming to live application

  2. Thanks for this stepwise instruction for creating back end component in joomla cms.