I commented string //categoryRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); in src/routes/index.js file and add all of this file in index.js my plugin: (function(Preparsed) { 'use strict'; var nconf = module.parent.require('nconf'), path = module.parent.require('path'), winston = module.parent.require('winston'), controllers = require.main.require('./src/controllers'), meta = require.main.require('./src/meta'), plugins = require.main.require('./src/plugins'), express = module.parent.require('express'), metaRoutes = require.main.require('./src/routes/meta'), apiRoutes = require.main.require('./src/routes/api'), adminRoutes = require.main.require('./src/routes/admin'), feedRoutes = require.main.require('./src/routes/feeds'), pluginRoutes = require.main.require('./src/routes/plugins'), authRoutes = require.main.require('./src/routes/authentication'), helpers = require.main.require('./src/routes/helpers'); var setupPageRoute = helpers.setupPageRoute; function mainRoutes(app, middleware, controllers) { setupPageRoute(app, '/', middleware, [], controllers.home); var loginRegisterMiddleware = [middleware.redirectToAccountIfLoggedIn]; setupPageRoute(app, '/login', middleware, loginRegisterMiddleware, controllers.login); setupPageRoute(app, '/register', middleware, loginRegisterMiddleware, controllers.register); setupPageRoute(app, '/confirm/:code', middleware, [], controllers.confirmEmail); setupPageRoute(app, '/outgoing', middleware, [], controllers.outgoing); setupPageRoute(app, '/search/:term?', middleware, [middleware.guestSearchingAllowed], controllers.search.search); setupPageRoute(app, '/reset/:code?', middleware, [], controllers.reset); setupPageRoute(app, '/tos', middleware, [], controllers.termsOfUse); } function staticRoutes(app, middleware, controllers) { setupPageRoute(app, '/404', middleware, [], controllers.static['404']); setupPageRoute(app, '/403', middleware, [], controllers.static['403']); setupPageRoute(app, '/500', middleware, [], controllers.static['500']); } function topicRoutes(app, middleware, controllers) { app.get('/api/topic/teaser/:topic_id', controllers.topics.teaser); setupPageRoute(app, '/topic/:topic_id/:slug/:post_index?', middleware, [], controllers.topics.get); setupPageRoute(app, '/topic/:topic_id/:slug?', middleware, [middleware.addSlug], controllers.topics.get); } function tagRoutes(app, middleware, controllers) { setupPageRoute(app, '/tags/:tag', middleware, [middleware.publicTagListing], controllers.tags.getTag); setupPageRoute(app, '/tags', middleware, [middleware.publicTagListing], controllers.tags.getTags); } function categoryRoutes(app, middleware, controllers) { setupPageRoute(app, '/categories', middleware, [], controllers.categories.list); setupPageRoute(app, '/popular/:term?', middleware, [], controllers.categories.popular); setupPageRoute(app, '/recent', middleware, [], controllers.categories.recent); setupPageRoute(app, '/unread', middleware, [middleware.authenticate], controllers.categories.unread); app.get('/api/unread/total', middleware.authenticate, controllers.categories.unreadTotal); setupPageRoute(app, '/category/:category_id/:slug/:topic_index', middleware, [], controllers.categories.get); setupPageRoute(app, '/category/:category_id/:slug?', middleware, [middleware.addSlug], controllers.categories.get); } function accountRoutes(app, middleware, controllers) { var middlewares = [middleware.checkGlobalPrivacySettings]; var accountMiddlewares = [middleware.checkGlobalPrivacySettings, middleware.checkAccountPermissions]; setupPageRoute(app, '/user/:userslug', middleware, middlewares, controllers.accounts.getAccount); setupPageRoute(app, '/user/:userslug/following', middleware, middlewares, controllers.accounts.getFollowing); setupPageRoute(app, '/user/:userslug/followers', middleware, middlewares, controllers.accounts.getFollowers); setupPageRoute(app, '/user/:userslug/posts', middleware, middlewares, controllers.accounts.getPosts); setupPageRoute(app, '/user/:userslug/topics', middleware, middlewares, controllers.accounts.getTopics); setupPageRoute(app, '/user/:userslug/groups', middleware, middlewares, controllers.accounts.getGroups); setupPageRoute(app, '/user/:userslug/favourites', middleware, accountMiddlewares, controllers.accounts.getFavourites); setupPageRoute(app, '/user/:userslug/watched', middleware, accountMiddlewares, controllers.accounts.getWatchedTopics); setupPageRoute(app, '/user/:userslug/edit', middleware, accountMiddlewares, controllers.accounts.accountEdit); setupPageRoute(app, '/user/:userslug/settings', middleware, accountMiddlewares, controllers.accounts.accountSettings); setupPageRoute(app, '/notifications', middleware, [middleware.authenticate], controllers.accounts.getNotifications); setupPageRoute(app, '/chats/:userslug?', middleware, [middleware.redirectToLoginIfGuest], controllers.accounts.getChats); } function userRoutes(app, middleware, controllers) { var middlewares = [middleware.checkGlobalPrivacySettings]; setupPageRoute(app, '/users', middleware, middlewares, controllers.users.getOnlineUsers); setupPageRoute(app, '/users/online', middleware, middlewares, controllers.users.getOnlineUsers); setupPageRoute(app, '/users/sort-posts', middleware, middlewares, controllers.users.getUsersSortedByPosts); setupPageRoute(app, '/users/sort-reputation', middleware, middlewares, controllers.users.getUsersSortedByReputation); setupPageRoute(app, '/users/latest', middleware, middlewares, controllers.users.getUsersSortedByJoinDate); setupPageRoute(app, '/users/search', middleware, middlewares, controllers.users.getUsersForSearch); } function groupRoutes(app, middleware, controllers) { var middlewares = [middleware.checkGlobalPrivacySettings, middleware.exposeGroupName]; setupPageRoute(app, '/groups', middleware, middlewares, controllers.groups.list); setupPageRoute(app, '/groups/:slug', middleware, middlewares, controllers.groups.details); setupPageRoute(app, '/groups/:slug/members', middleware, middlewares, controllers.groups.members); } Preparsed.init = function(params, callback){ var app = params.router, middleware = params.middleware, controllers = params.controllers; var router = express.Router(), pluginRouter = express.Router(), authRouter = express.Router(), relativePath = nconf.get('relative_path'); pluginRouter.render = function() { app.render.apply(app, arguments); }; // Set-up for hotswapping (when NodeBB reloads) pluginRouter.hotswapId = 'plugins'; authRouter.hotswapId = 'auth'; app.use(middleware.maintenanceMode); app.all(relativePath + '/api/?*', middleware.prepareAPI); app.all(relativePath + '/api/admin/?*', middleware.isAdmin); app.all(relativePath + '/admin/?*', middleware.ensureLoggedIn, middleware.applyCSRF, middleware.isAdmin); adminRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); metaRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); apiRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); feedRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); pluginRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); /** * Every view has an associated API route. * */ mainRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); staticRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); topicRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); tagRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); categoryRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); accountRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); userRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); groupRoutes(router, middleware, controllers); app.use(relativePath, pluginRouter); app.use(relativePath, router); app.use(relativePath, authRouter); if (process.env.NODE_ENV === 'development') { require('./debug')(app, middleware, controllers); } app.use(function(req, res, next) { if (req.user || parseInt(meta.config.privateUploads, 10) !== 1) { return next(); } if (req.path.indexOf('/uploads/files') === 0) { return res.status(403).json('not-allowed'); } next(); }); app.use(relativePath, express.static(path.join(__dirname, '../../', 'public'), { maxAge: app.enabled('cache') ? 5184000000 : 0 })); handle404(app, middleware); handleErrors(app, middleware); // Add plugin routes plugins.init(app, middleware); authRoutes.reloadRoutes(); callback(); }; function handle404(app, middleware) { app.use(function(req, res, next) { if (plugins.hasListeners('action:meta.override404')) { return plugins.fireHook('action:meta.override404', { req: req, res: res, error: {} }); } var relativePath = nconf.get('relative_path'); var isLanguage = new RegExp('^' + relativePath + '/language/[\\w]{2,}/.*.json'), isClientScript = new RegExp('^' + relativePath + '\\/src\\/.+\\.js'); if (isClientScript.test(req.url)) { res.type('text/javascript').status(200).send(''); } else if (isLanguage.test(req.url)) { res.status(200).json({}); } else if (req.accepts('html')) { if (process.env.NODE_ENV === 'development') { winston.warn('Route requested but not found: ' + req.url); } res.status(404); if (res.locals.isAPI) { return res.json({path: req.path, error: 'not-found'}); } middleware.buildHeader(req, res, function() { res.render('404', {path: req.path}); }); } else { res.status(404).type('txt').send('Not found'); } }); } function handleErrors(app, middleware) { app.use(function(err, req, res, next) { if (err.code === 'EBADCSRFTOKEN') { winston.error(req.path + '\n', err.message) return res.sendStatus(403); } winston.error(req.path + '\n', err.stack); if (parseInt(err.status, 10) === 302 && err.path) { return res.locals.isAPI ? res.status(302).json(err.path) : res.redirect(err.path); } res.status(err.status || 500); if (res.locals.isAPI) { return res.json({path: req.path, error: err.message}); } else { middleware.buildHeader(req, res, function() { res.render('500', {path: req.path, error: err.message}); }); } }); } }(module.exports)); Changing accordingly all paths and replaced var app, middleware and controllers. But not work: Tried on action:app.load and action:init.