i am using 2 column left layout for contact us page i want to hide categories only from left side ! also i want to change URL of contacts to mycustom contact page URL thanks


1. How to remove block:

1.1. You can remove any block from page by block name Find your block name. And update contacts.xml layout for your theme app/design/frontend/[your_package]/[your_theme]/layout/contacts.xml

Find the following section <contacts_index_index translate="label"> and add <remove name="[your_block_name]" /> where [your_block_name] is block name for your categories list.

1.2. Or add it to app/design/frontend/[your_package]/[your_theme]/layout/local.xml

    <remove name="[your_block_name]" />

2. How to use custom url:

  1. In the Catalog menu click on URL Rewrite Management.
  2. Click the Add URL Rewrite button.
  3. Choose to add a Custom type.
  4. Enter "contacts" for ID Path and Target Path.
  5. Enter "contact-us" for the Request Path.
  6. Click the Save button.

Source: https://stackoverflow.com/a/5897601/664108

  • Hi thanks Neklo (2) Worked but first removing block not working ! can i go through local.xml ?
    – Zuby
    May 26 '16 at 10:00
  • Yes, you can. see updated answer point 1.2
    – Neklo.com
    May 26 '16 at 10:17

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