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Opencart: how to create new extensions and modules

Post by phpkiller » Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:59 am

Follow these parts:
Part 1: Create new layout
Login to admin page. Go to System > Design > Layout
Click Insert button.
Type in layout name: New Release
Click Add Route button.
Type in Route: product/category
Click Save button.

Part 2: Create New Release category
Go to Catalog > Categories
Click Insert button.
Type in Category Name: New Release
On the Data tab click on Top box.
On Design tab select Layout Override: New Release
Click Save button.

Part 3: Enable New Release module
Go to Extensions > Modules
At the Latest module click on install (if it is not install yet).
Then click on Edit to edit the New Release module.
Click on Add Module button.
Change the Layout to New Release
Click in Save button.

Part 4: Remove the "no product" message
Upload the attached file to vqmod/xml directory

Now the New Release category is ready for use.
Do the same steps for Featured and Best Seller category if you want.
xml file
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