Magento Override Frontend Core Controllers

For those of you that are totally stuck and have looked at every tutorial, specifically the one found here:, on Overriding Controllers, and you still can’t seem to get it to work, this solution may work for you:

In your /app/etc/modules/Company_Module.xml file, ensure <codePool> is spelled this way.  <codepool> will NOT WORK and Magento will silently fall back to the core controller.

Here is the full file for your reference:

<?xml version=”1.0″?>

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