I Want to add some new functionality for magento address book page, I create a Form their, and want to add an action via function like Add New Address Form.

Step1. : I Create a new function in app/code/local/Mage/Customer/Block/Address/Edit.php

public function **getImpAddrURL**()
    return Mage::getUrl('customer/address/**importAddr**');

Step2. : Create a New function in Controller app/code/local/Mage/Customer/controllers/AddressController.php

public function importAddrAction()
    echo "Hello"; exit;

Step3. : Create a form in Address Book : frontend/theme/mytheme/template/customer/address/book.phtml

<form action="echo $this->getImpAddrURL() ?>">
My Other fields here

But When I click on submit button I have an URL Like :


And 404 Error.

Please Suggest how can I use this.

  • have you created controller for that? if yes please provide us config code and controller code Commented Sep 20, 2016 at 11:38
  • @MurtuzaZabuawala, No just use the default controller responsible for customer address and add new function their.
    – Yogita
    Commented Sep 20, 2016 at 12:03
  • you cannot rewrite the controller in local this way only work for block,helper and model Commented Sep 20, 2016 at 12:23
  • @QaisarSatti, Can I achieve my solution using Observer of customer Module ?
    – Yogita
    Commented Sep 20, 2016 at 12:42
  • i will prefer custom controller will do the trick for you. follow this answer stackoverflow.com/questions/576908/… Commented Sep 20, 2016 at 12:46

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You can not copy any controller file in local folder. Instead of copy customer controller you can create same method

public function importAddrAction() { echo "Hello"; exit; }

in any of your custom controller. and return that controller url fron getUrl method.

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