I'd like to be able to choose a CMS page with a custom attribute on a category. I know how to add a custom attribute to a category and have it be a select box, but is it possible to have the select populated with a list of CMS pages?


I would have preferred to have asked a comment but I don't have the reputation for that. However, to get you started, here is what you might want to try:

in your installer you can add in an attribute, something like this:

$installer = $this;
$installer->addAttribute("catalog_category", "cmspage",  array(
    "type"     => "int",
    "backend"  => "",
    "frontend" => "",
    "label"    => "CMS Page",
    "input"    => "select",
    "class"    => "",
    "source"   => "mymodule/eav_entity_attribute_source_cmspage",
    "global"   => Mage_Catalog_Model_Resource_Eav_Attribute::SCOPE_STORE,
    "visible"  => true,
    "required" => false,
    "user_defined"  => false,
    "default" => "",
    "searchable" => false,
    "filterable" => false,
    "comparable" => false,

    "visible_on_front"  => false,
    "unique"     => false,
    "note"       => "CMS Page"

Then to get your cms pages to show you can then do something like this:

class Mycompany_Mymodule_Model_Eav_Entity_Attribute_Source_Cmspage extends Mage_Eav_Model_Entity_Attribute_Source_Abstract
     * Retrieve all options array
     * @return array
    public function getAllOptions()
    {   $cmspages=Mage::getModel('cms/page')->getCollection();
        foreach($cmspages as $scmspage) {
        array_unshift($pages, array('label' => 'None', 'value' => ''));

     * Retrieve option array
     * @return array
    public function getOptionArray()
        $_options = array();
        foreach ($this->getAllOptions() as $option) {
            $_options[$option["value"]] = $option["label"];
        return $_options;
    public function getOptionText($value)
        $options = $this->getAllOptions();
        foreach ($options as $option) {
            if ($option["value"] == $value) {
                return $option["label"];
        return false;

Note this is not tested, however, I hope it gets you along the way.

| improve this answer | |
  • This looks awesome thx very much! – camomileCase Feb 12 '14 at 21:37

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.