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Use MooRainbow as custom field in Joomla module or plugin settings panel

Each Joomla extension allow to configure the various options through the administrator settings panel. In case of modules and plugin the type of control available are very basic. In the majority of cases these control are more than enough for create a good interface. However, for some type of inputs, have a basic control, like a text edit, can work but it makes a little difficult for the user to insert the right value. One of this cases is the insertion of a color code. Luckily Joomla is a very flexible CMS an allow us to add custom control for improve the system usability. In this tutorial we are going to explain how to integrate the famous MooRainbow script into module and plugin settings panel for allow a better help in color selection.