I'm trying to find a way to add a new custom layout for some products so I can just go to the Design Tab and choose the "Page Layout" from the dropout. I can only find CMS Layout pages in google. Also how do I then insert my own template files as view-custom.phtml, more-views-custom.phtml and media-bike.phtml.

I'm using version 1.9.1

Thanks a lot.

  • What version of Magento is this for?
    – Ben Crook
    Jun 16, 2017 at 12:12
  • Edit it, ita v1.9.1
    – Stefan
    Jun 16, 2017 at 12:13

1 Answer 1


1) To create a new template page, you can follow this

2) To set a layout for some pages, you have to add this in : app/design/frontend/{package}/{theme}/layout/local.xml

<your_layout_handle> //<catalog_category_default> for category page for exemple
    <reference name="root">
        <action method="setTemplate"><template>page/2columns-left.phtml</template></action> // 2columns-left.phtml for exemple


<your_layout_handle> //<catalog_category_default> for category page for exemple
    <action method="setTemplate" block="root">
        <template>page/2columns-left.phtml</template> // 2columns-left.phtml for exemple

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