How can I make the layered navigation to appear on my site home page ( or any other pages)

I have a default category and a laptop category with “is anchor” set to YES.

These categories contains products with price.

The attribute price is set as filterable.

I still see no layered navigation appearing. What can be missing?

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    have you tried using other filterable attributes likes color and such? are you using flat tables for categories and products? (I don't know if it impacts the layered navigation though) – Julien Lachal May 14 '14 at 16:04
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    by other pages to you mean other cms pages or search results/category pages. – David Manners May 14 '14 at 16:33
  • Using a dropdown attribute (color) that i have set to filterable, the 'shop by box' appeared in results/category pages. I dont know why prices do not appear – Matoeil May 15 '14 at 10:04

I am not sure how your homepage is configured, but by default you can't make it happen.

Try adding a Category block on your homepage, by adding

{{block type="catalog/product_list" category_id="8" template="catalog/product/list.phtml"}}

on you Homepage CMS's page content. Replace category_id with your category's id.


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