Hi I am new to Magento

How to add custom functionality to Product review ??

I need to send a mail with discount coupons to user's email id once user has reviewed product.

How can I do this functionality please help me

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    Check into the review_safe_after event, or possibly extend the product controller class app/code/core/Mage/Review/controllers/ProductController.php – Tim Hallman May 21 '15 at 5:12
  • when you want to send mail to customer .....please explain properly – Amit Bera May 21 '15 at 7:22
  • @TimHallman. You should write your comment as an answer. Include a link to a page explaining how to create an observer and it's the perfect answer. – Marius May 26 '15 at 9:30
  • @Marius, thanks, I added an answer below. – Tim Hallman May 26 '15 at 12:05

You can add an observer to the review_save_after event in your config.xml file like this:


Note: you will need to customize the above code and create your observer class to meet your needs. For more information on Magento observers see this link.

Alternatively, you may be able to extend the product controller class in


Then add your mail function after the line that looks like:

$session->addSuccess($this->__('Your review has been accepted for moderation.'));

There is some useful information here pertaining to overriding Magento observers.

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