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What is a Service?

A service is any object that is loaded via $modx->getService. It can be a custom class provided by the user, or by MODX itself.

Once an object is loaded with getService, it is accessible via $modx->(servicename). So, for example:

$modx->getService('twitter','myTwitter','/path/to/twitter/model/',array(  
  'api_key' => 3212423,
));  
$modx->twitter->tweet('Success!');  

What are the Default Included Services?

A list of the core-included MODX Services is as follows:

  1. modFileHandler
  2. modMail
  3. modRegistry

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