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During plugin installation, is it possible to set it to be always the last one in its group? Thanks

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  • Is this for a custom plugin you are writing? Aug 16, 2016 at 1:55

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Yes. You need to have a installer script. Then in the install script do something like:

public function postflight($route, $_this)
{
    // Get a database connector object
    $db = JFactory::getDbo();

    try {
        // Enable plugin by default
        $q = $db->getQuery(true);

        $q->update('#__extensions');
        $q->set($this->db->quoteName('ordering') . ' = -1')
            ->where($this->db->quoteName('type') . ' = ' . $this->db->quote('plugin'))
            ->where($this->db->quoteName('element') . ' = ' . $this->db->quote('PLUGIN_NAME'))
            ->where($this->db->quoteName('folder') . ' = ' . $this->db->quote('system'));

        $db->setQuery($q);

        method_exists($db, 'execute') ? $db->execute() : $db->query();
    } catch (Exception $e) {
        throw $e;
    }
}

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