Works fine in a CMS page.

But I need to render this block in a static block:

{{block type="catalog/product_list" category_id="37"  template="tm/quickbuy/catalog/product/list.phtml”}}

The block above is very similar except with different directory paths to the one below. When i insert the one below it works. The one above does not work.

{{block type="catalog/product_list" category_id="4"  template="catalog/product/list.phtml”}}
  • I've made sure they are whitelisted.
  • I've tried to change directories by putting the top block in the same directory as the bottom block.

Any idea to why my first block does not render properly?

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1) First of all, are you sure that the first phtml exsiste? If this is the case, try displaying just a simple string something like <?php die('test'); ?> and remove category_id="37"paramater from {{...}}then look if you render this string "test" ? If this is not the case it is that you have a problem either in block type or the path to phtml.

2) Verify that category 37 exsist.

3) Check if you have mentioned the correct path to the custom .phtml and the correct type of block.

4) Clean your cache.

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