I have built a custom Module for my client's site where I have been putting my overrides and observers, built a helper class, etc. It has been working fine to now.

I am trying to add a Controller, however, and it doesn't seem to be working.

I have followed a few different Tuts that all point to a simple implementation:

in my config, I added:

<?xml version="1.0"?>

my Index Controller /(located at: /app/code/local/Flaman/FlamanHelper/Controllers/IndexController.php

class Flaman_FlamanHelper_IndexController extends Mage_Core_Controller_Front_Action {
    public function indexAction(){
        echo "flaman helper controller";
    public function geolocationAction(){
        echo "you are here: ";

so should my URLs not be


because I just get 404s :(

any insight will be appreciated

Edited: to add Controller path

  • where is the Flaman_FlamanHelper_IndexController class located in your module? – Raj May 9 '16 at 15:08
  • /app/code/local/Flaman/FlamanHelper/Controllers/IndexController.php – seanyeomans May 9 '16 at 15:17
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    try using a lower case "c" on "Controllers" so it becomes "controllers" – Raj May 9 '16 at 15:18
  • GET OUT OF TOWN - that worked – seanyeomans May 9 '16 at 15:19

try using a lower case c on Controllers so it becomes controllers

  • ha ha, no problem. Feel free to accept the answer if all is working OK. – Raj May 9 '16 at 15:28
  • am not sure how to do that. I'm too newb to affect the upvotes apparently. ... where is the 'accept' button – seanyeomans May 9 '16 at 16:52
  • Ah you may require 10+ rep to accept an answer. This should be a tick below the voting icons. – Raj May 10 '16 at 9:44

The problem is that your controller folder should be named controllers instead of Controllers

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