FO Hooks

This section of the documentation is only about front office hooks: display and action.

All Hooks

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Creating a custom hook

Creating a dynamic hook

When your module or theme calls a hook, PrestaShop executes it.

From a regular PHP file:

Hook::exec('MyCustomHook');

From a Smarty template:

{hook h='MyCustomHook'}

Making your hook visible and reusable

If you want the user to be able to see your hook in PrestaShop’s Position page (in the back office), it has to be registered.

You can register your hook from your theme’s theme.yml file:

[SEE] theme-yml

global_settings:
  hooks:
    custom_hooks:
      - name: displayFooterBefore
        title: displayFooterBefore
        description: Add a widget area above the footer

You can also register your hook from a module: