Develop Module


The purpose of this tutorial is to develop a VaahCMS Module for the management of articles with CRUD operations in the backend of the VaahCMS.

Step 1: Install VaahCMS

Steps to install VaahCMS is available at Getting Started > Installation

Step 2: Install VaahCLI

Install NodeJs package VaahCLI globally, instructions are available at VaahCLI.

npm i vaah -g

VaahCLI will help you to quickly generate Module & Theme scaffolding.

You can effectively use the tool with Command Generator at Generators.

Step 3: Generate Module

Lets call the module as Articles. Open the command line tool & navigate to the project root folder or in PHPStorm open Terminal and to generate scaffolding for the module, use following command:

npx vaah cms:module

It will ask you following questions, answers also mentioned in red color:

  • Enter your module name: Articles
  • Enter meaningful title for your module: Module for Articles Management
  • Enter your module description: Manage Articles
  • Enter Author name: Vaah
  • Enter Author email:
  • Enter author website:
  • Enter download URL: (don't enter anything, just press enter)
  • Do you want to run migration when activated (true/false): true
  • Will your module contains sample data (true/false): true

Once this step is complete, it will generate a new folder at VaahCMS > Articles or visit following url you will see the module:


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