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I can append my block to content block, by using reference, with this layout update:

<layout version="0.1.0">
    <catalog_category_view> 
        <reference name="content"> 
            <block type="mynamespace_mymodule/myblock" name="filtereduseditems" before="-">
                <action method ="getUsedItemsInCategory">
                </action>
            </block>

            <block type="mynamespace_mymodule/myblock" name="filterednewitems" after="-">
                <action method ="getNewItemsInCategory">
                </action>
            </block>

            <block type="mynamespace_mymodule/myblock" name="filteredremainderitems" after="-">
                <action method ="getRemainderItemsInCategory">
                </action>
            </block>


        </reference> 
    </catalog_category_view>
</layout> 

But it displays before view.phtml. I want it to be displayed after view.phtml, which already exists. How can I do that? I tried these references:

<reference name="category.products"> 
<reference name="product_list"> 
<reference name="product_list.name.after"> 
<reference name="product_list.after"> 

and it didn't work, the block can only be displayed on:

<reference name="content"> 

. What else can I try? I want my block (3 instances of it) appended to the end of (name=)'content' block, after view.phtml, or appended to view.phtml, but without changing the view.phtml.

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If you are using product_list then write this code in your catalog/product/list.phtml file

<?php echo $this->getChildHtml('filtereduseditems'); ?>

And If you are using category.products then add above code in catalog/layer/view.phtml file

  • Thanks. This is one way to do it. I want to do it completely with xml updates, without changing the list.phtml and view.phtml files. – Vladimir Despotovic Nov 25 '16 at 14:08
  • @VladimirDespotovic you can use product_list.after reference name but it will add your block after the product listing, otherwise there is no default block in list page for your problem – Murtuza Zabuawala Nov 25 '16 at 14:16
  • @VladimirDespotovic if you want directly via xml then your refreance block should be type with ` block type="core/text_list" ` – Murtuza Zabuawala Nov 25 '16 at 14:19
  • It doesn't even work on core/text_list. I tried to put it on: product_list.name.after and it doesn't work. – Vladimir Despotovic Nov 25 '16 at 14:40
  • are you using color swatches ? – Murtuza Zabuawala Nov 25 '16 at 16:47
0

You can try with footer_before reference

<layout version="0.1.0">
    <catalog_category_view> 
        <reference name="footer_before"> 
            <block type="mynamespace_mymodule/myblock" name="filtereduseditems">
                <action method="getUsedItemsInCategory">
                </action>
            </block>
            <block type="mynamespace_mymodule/myblock" name="filterednewitems">
                <action method="getNewItemsInCategory">
                </action>
            </block>
            <block type="mynamespace_mymodule/myblock" name="filteredremainderitems">
                <action method="getRemainderItemsInCategory">
                </action>
            </block>
        </reference> 
    </catalog_category_view>
</layout> 

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