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! width="50%" | '''How do I install AddOns?'''
 
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| [[AddOn]]s are [[Lua]]/XML files that can modify the World of Warcraft [[User Interface]].
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| [[AddOn]]s are [[Lua]]/XML files that can modify the WoW [[User Interface]].
 
| You can [[AddOn#Installing_an_addon|install]] an addon by extracting its folder(s) into the addons directory:
 
| You can [[AddOn#Installing_an_addon|install]] an addon by extracting its folder(s) into the addons directory:
 
<code>World of Warcraft\_retail_\Interface\AddOns</code>
 
<code>World of Warcraft\_retail_\Interface\AddOns</code>
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! width="50%" | '''Where can I get AddOns?'''
 
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| Start with [[Create a WoW AddOn in under 15 Minutes]]. A simple text editor like [https://code.visualstudio.com/ VS Code] or [https://notepad-plus-plus.org/ Notepad++] is sufficient.
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| Start with [[Create a WoW AddOn in under 15 Minutes]].
 
| They can be downloaded from [https://www.curseforge.com/wow/addons CurseForge] and [https://www.wowinterface.com/addons.php WoWInterface] or one of the [https://ogri-la.github.io/wow-addon-managers/ addon updater] clients.
 
| They can be downloaded from [https://www.curseforge.com/wow/addons CurseForge] and [https://www.wowinterface.com/addons.php WoWInterface] or one of the [https://ogri-la.github.io/wow-addon-managers/ addon updater] clients.
 
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** [[Widget API|Widget API]] · [[Widget_script_handlers|Widget Scripts]]
 
** [[Widget API|Widget API]] · [[Widget_script_handlers|Widget Scripts]]
 
** [[Events]] · [[CVars]] · [[API change summaries|API changes]]
 
** [[Events]] · [[CVars]] · [[API change summaries|API changes]]
* [[XML_user_interface|XML Overview]] · [[XML_elements|XML Schema]]
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* [[XML_user_interface|XML overview]] · [[XML_elements|XML schema]]
 
* [[Macro commands]] · [[Macro conditionals]] &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
 
* [[Macro commands]] · [[Macro conditionals]] &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
   
 
<h4>Technical Details</h4>
 
<h4>Technical Details</h4>
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* [[COMBAT_LOG_EVENT|Combat Log]]
 
* [[COMBAT_LOG_EVENT|Combat Log]]
 
* [[UI escape sequences]]
 
* [[UI escape sequences]]
 
* [[TOC format]]
 
* [[TOC format]]
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* [[UnitId]] · [[GUID]]
 
* [[Secure Execution and Tainting]]
 
* [[Secure Execution and Tainting]]
 
** [[SecureTemplates]] · [[SecureHandlers]]
 
** [[SecureTemplates]] · [[SecureHandlers]]
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<h4>Tutorials ([[HOWTOs]])</h4>
 
<h4>Tutorials ([[HOWTOs]])</h4>
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# [[Introduction to Lua]]
* [[Create a WoW AddOn in under 15 Minutes]]
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# [[Create a WoW AddOn in under 15 Minutes]]
** [[Using the BigWigs Packager with GitHub Actions]]
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# [[Using the BigWigs Packager with GitHub Actions]]
* [https://www.mmo-champion.com/threads/817817-Creating-Your-Own-WoW-Addon MMO-Champion: Creating Your Own WoW Addon]
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:* [https://www.mmo-champion.com/threads/817817-Creating-Your-Own-WoW-Addon MMO-Champion: Creating Your Own WoW Addon]
* [[WelcomeHome - Your first Ace3 Addon]]
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:* [[WelcomeHome - Your first Ace3 Addon]] · [[Ace3 for Dummies]]
 
YouTube
 
YouTube
 
: [[File:ElinkIcon-youtube.png|16px|link=]] [https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3wt7cLYn4N-3D3PTTUZBM2t1exFmoA2G Mayron: Creating WoW AddOns]
 
: [[File:ElinkIcon-youtube.png|16px|link=]] [https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3wt7cLYn4N-3D3PTTUZBM2t1exFmoA2G Mayron: Creating WoW AddOns]

Latest revision as of 02:56, 2 February 2021


What are AddOns? How do I install AddOns?
AddOns are Lua/XML files that can modify the WoW User Interface. You can install an addon by extracting its folder(s) into the addons directory:

World of Warcraft\_retail_\Interface\AddOns

How do I develop AddOns? Where can I get AddOns?
Start with Create a WoW AddOn in under 15 Minutes. They can be downloaded from CurseForge and WoWInterface or one of the addon updater clients.

Interface documentation

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API Reference

Technical Details

Development Resources

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GitHub Octocat.png BlizzardInterfaceResources

Townlong Yak

WoW.tools

wowprogramming.com

Development Tools

Tutorials (HOWTOs)

  1. Introduction to Lua
  2. Create a WoW AddOn in under 15 Minutes
  3. Using the BigWigs Packager with GitHub Actions

YouTube

ElinkIcon-youtube.png Mayron: Creating WoW AddOns
ElinkIcon-youtube.png Paul Halliday: World of Warcraft AddOn Development

AddOn Features

Developer Communities

Discord

Forums

IRC

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