Creating a Sitecore Module

Following are the steps to create a Sitecore Module. This work is on Sitecore 7.2. Most of this information is already available, but while creating a module, I faced a few issues, to fix which, I had to look around a bit for a solution. This is why I am providing the steps I followed. Note the raw values shown below – and ensure your field values look similar for things to work right.

Core Database Items:

/sitecore/content/Applications/Export Item Data Tool


Raw View:


For the short cut to show up:

/sitecore/content/Documents and settings/All users/Start menu/Right/Export Item Data Tool


Raw View:


Here’s the code organization:


So deliverables in this case, would include a dll and an aspx file in the $\sitecore modules\Web\… path.

The end result:



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