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Sep 01

How to integrate Zend Framework with WordPress blog or Joomla website?

Last updated: September 1st, 2012

Follow the simple steps given below to integrate Zend framework with other applications like WordPress, Joomla and other such open source or custom web applications.

i) Setup your Zend framework application as usual.

ii) Set the document root of the Zend application to the public folder within Zend install

iii) Now setup a folder for your wordpress or joomla or custom application. Let us assume that we want to create a custom blog application. Create a folder “blog” within “public” folder. Inside blog folder, create two files – .htaccess and index.php. Code for the two files are given below

Aug 15

How to configure Zend Framework on an Apache server in a PLESK environment?

Last updated: August 15th, 2012

First, download the Zend framework and unzip the file contents to a location. At the time of the writing ZendFramework-1.11.12 was in use and we have used that version in this example. Key content of the download is the /library folder which has Zend libraries in it.

Then, go to the “conf” folder that was created when the site was created.

Inside the conf folder, create a new file and name it vhost.conf

Add the below contents to vhost.conf and save it. (more…)

Mar 06

Zend Framework: Simple steps to create Action Helper

Last updated: August 21st, 2011

Action helpers in Zend controller helps in abstracting concepts that are in common use for the project without cluttering the code base.

Zend’s official website and Zend casts gives detailed easy to use examples.

Step 1: Decide where you want the helper class for the controllers to reside inside the application folder. For this example, let us create a folder hierarchy under “application” folder

» application/controllers/Helper

Mar 29

Zend’s Directory Structure

Last updated: March 30th, 2010

Some factors like host environment setup, multiple projects for single/multiple clients, common helpers, cross-functionality between sites etc. determines how the folder architecture needs to be structured. Zend framework offers this flexibility.

Mar 25

Setting up Zend Framework – for Beginners

Last updated: March 23rd, 2010

Download the latest version of Zend framework from

At the time of writing it was 1.10.2 available at Zend 1.10.2

$ pwd

$ wget http://framework.zend.com/releases/ZendFramework-1.10.2/ZendFramework-1.10.2.tar.gz

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