How to call Plugin which already using the preference for vendor file in magento 2. I have already has preference which is overridding the some custom Magento controller, Now how can i use plugin to call my around method action in di.xml for same controller Action, can any one has any idea. Thank In Advance.

  • Can you tell me what you have try archive using this? May 8, 2018 at 12:06

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You can create the plugin for the Controller which is overriding the vendor file.

You can try this method as well: How to override core class which is already overrided by other custom module in Magento 2

  • I need to overrride Controller Files But in the link he has explained block override, Is it Worth? @xMagestore May 8, 2018 at 9:43
  • It was just for a reference. you can override the controller in a similar way.
    – xMageStore
    May 8, 2018 at 10:14
  • I know overridding the module with custom module using another preference but here i need is plugin for already overriden perference, can you answer my question? May 8, 2018 at 11:29
  • Yes, suppose the core class A is overridden in B, then You can create a plugin for class B which would work efficiently.
    – xMageStore
    May 8, 2018 at 12:29
  • then how would i define that in di.xml, i tried but it not calling the plugin method ,can You please mention the di.xml file how to use. @xMageStore May 8, 2018 at 12:33

use sortOrder in plugin declaration :

  <type name="{ObservedType}">
    <plugin name="{pluginName}" type="{PluginClassName}" sortOrder="1" />
  • if i use sort Order what would happen can You explain it clear @Prasanta Hatui May 8, 2018 at 9:40
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    When multiple Plugin has declare for same method then the sortOrder is used which plugins will run first. May 8, 2018 at 9:44
  • I have Plugin and Preference concept not both are plugins in my scenerio @Prasanta Hatui May 8, 2018 at 9:45
  • In this case you will only can use for overridden class method to change the behavior May 8, 2018 at 9:51
  • is their any change to use both preference and plugin Concept @Prasanta Hatui May 8, 2018 at 11:13

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