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Odoo 14 Development Cookbook - Fourth Edition

By : Parth Gajjar, Alexandre Fayolle, Holger Brunn, Daniel Reis
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Book Image

Odoo 14 Development Cookbook - Fourth Edition

5 (2)
By: Parth Gajjar, Alexandre Fayolle, Holger Brunn, Daniel Reis

Overview of this book

With its latest iteration, the powerful Odoo framework released a wide variety of features for rapid application development. This updated Odoo development cookbook will help you explore the new features in Odoo 14 and learn how to use them to develop Odoo applications from scratch. You'll learn about the new website concepts in Odoo 14 and get a glimpse of Odoo's new web-client framework, the Odoo Web Library (OWL). Once you've completed the installation, you'll begin to explore the Odoo framework with real-world examples. You'll then create a new Odoo module from the ground up and progress to advanced framework concepts. You'll also learn how to modify existing applications, including Point of Sale (POS) applications. This book isn't just limited to backend development; you'll discover advanced JavaScript recipes for creating new views and widgets. As you progress, you'll learn about website development and become a quality Odoo developer by studying performance optimization, debugging, and automated testing. Finally, you'll delve into advanced concepts such as multi-website, In-App Purchasing (IAP),, the IoT Box, and security. By the end of the book, you'll have all the knowledge you need to build impressive Odoo applications and you'll be well versed in development best practices that will come in handy when working with the Odoo framework.
Table of Contents (26 chapters)

Redirecting old URLs

When you move to the Odoo website from an existing system or website, you must redirect your old URLs to new URLs. With proper redirection, all of your SEO rankings will be moved to new pages. In this recipe, we will see how to redirect old URLs to new URLs in Odoo.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we will be using the my_library module from the previous recipe. For this recipe, we are assuming that you used to have an website and have just moved to Odoo.

How to do it...

Imagine that, in your old website, books were listed at the /library URL, and as you know, the my_library module lists books on the /books URL as well. So, now we will add a redirection rule in Odoo that will redirect your old /library URL to the new /books URL. Perform the following steps to add the redirection rule:

  1. Activate developer mode.
  2. Open Website | Configuration | Redirects.
  3. Click on Create to add a new rule.
  4. Enter values in the form as shown in the following...