Im trying to call 3 products from each category on my frontpage.

im using this code to call one category

{{block type="catalog/product_list" product_count="3" category_id="3" template="catalog/product/list.phtml"}}

but it takes alle products from the category. Why is the product_count dont work?

UPDATE: After i tried a new magento installment, it worked for a while, but now it dosen't again. Can someone please tell me why? its a pretty annoing thing :(

1 Answer 1


try this

 {{block type="catalog/product_list" limit="3" category_id="3" template="catalog/product/list.phtml"}}
  • I've change the category_id to be the right on. but still no luck :( Apr 1, 2016 at 10:42
  • use limit instead of product_count Apr 1, 2016 at 10:45
  • yeah thats what i've tried, no luck Apr 1, 2016 at 11:16

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