magento Create an empty model


To create a new model in your module Add a folder Model in your module root folder and create a file Modelname.php in this folder. for example Rick/Demo/Model/Modelname.php

The class name of your model does matter call it like this:

class Rick_Demo_Model_Modelname {


make sure your model is defined in your config.xml in the etc folder of your module

Here an example:

2.0.4 Rick_Demo_Model

To load your module use the following code: