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PrestaShop Module Development

By : Fabien Serny
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PrestaShop Module Development

By: Fabien Serny

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
PrestaShop Module Development
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Creating your own order state

You are probably asking yourself, why create your own order state when there are already order states we need in PrestaShop? Yes, you're right, but there will always be a moment when you need to create one for a specific need. And the most important of all, you can associate e-mail sending with order states.

We will start by coding a method named installOrderState in your mymodpayment module's main class. This method is very simple; we just have to instantiate an OrderState object model, fill it in, and call the add method.

Here are the different variables of an OrderState object model:

  • send_email: This is a flag that indicates whether an e-mail has to be sent (we will set it to false for now).

  • module_name: The field speaks for itself.

  • invoice: This is a flag that indicates whether an invoice has to be created by PrestaShop when the order state is attributed to the order.

  • color: The hexadecimal color code, which will be displayed for the order on the order's...