Tutorial Notes

This is the first part in our series of tutorials on how to develop OpenCart modules. This tutorial breaks down the OpenCart file structure and explains what each part of the file system is responsible for and the location of important OpenCart sub systems such as language, database and presentation.
By the end of the tutorial you will have an understanding of the required files for developing an OpenCart module and will be ready to start creating your custom OpenCart module.

What you will need:-

  1. OpenCart files.
  2. Sublime Text 2 or similar text editor.

What you will learn:-

  1. The OpenCart file structure basics.
  2. The location of controller, language, view and model files.
  3. The purpose of each group of files.
  4. An understanding of the Admin vs Catalog structure.

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