First we need to create few new files & folders. Now go to app/code/local directory to create new directories. Here we’ll go continue Magento Module tutorial part 2.
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Magento Module Tutorial – NameSpace & NameModule
Now, we will make directory for “namespace”. The DIR may include Authors, developers, company or anything relevant etc. Here we’ll use the default namespace for Magento which is “Mage”. Next create a DIR under the following path app/code/local/Mage.
After creating the namespace we’ll create a new DIR “name of the module”. The module will create a new log each time a new product has been saved by merchant. So, we’ll name it ProductLogUpdate. Now create DIR under the following path app/code/local/Mage/ProductLogUpdate.
Here is the structure of the module in following screenshot:
***Note: the name of the DIRs are case sensitive. ***
Magento Module Tutorial – Configuration
However we’ll edit the newly created module as we need it. Let’s find out the configuration files under new module DIR. For example: ProductlogUpdate is under etc directory. As a result, we’ll create a new XML file to configure our module. Now create config.xml under following path:
Further the XML file will notify Mage the location of our module. As well as, the contents inside our module. Also other stuffs of new module such versions, events, models etc. Hence the file consist of the beneath codes at initial stage:
<?xml version="1.0"?> <config> <modules> <Mage_ProductLogUpdate> <version>0.0.1</version> </Mage_ProductLogUpdate> </modules> </config>
Config – Root of Magento module config.
Modules – contains Mage module’s basic information.
Mage_ProductLogUpdate – Must be same as the namespace.
NameSpace_ModuleName – Must be same as the module name.
Version – The current version of the module.