I am working rwd theme customization> I am trying to add a new custom tab under the product info parent tab- My layout.xml block code is :

<block type="catalog/product_view_description" name="product.faq" as="faq" template="catalog/product/view/faq.phtml">

    <action method="addToParentGroup"><group>detailed_info</group></action>

    <action method="setTitle" translate="value"><value>FAQ</value></action>


I created a custom attribute and visible on frontend - YES - uesd in product listing - Yes my attribute code is 'faq' my faq.phtml is as follow -


$_product = $this->getProduct();
if($_product->getFAQ()){ ?>

<?php echo $_product->getResource()->getAttribute('faq')->getFrontend()->getValue($_product);?>

<?php } 

after doing a long exercise i am unable to display the attribute value on frontend. As I checked the data tables my attribute value are properly inserting in the attribute table. If anyone knows please help me.

1 Answer 1


Try below code

<?php if($_product->getFaq()){ ?>
    <?php echo $_product->getFaq();?>
<?php } ?> 
  • tried with same code previously. but unable to view under the product- info tab. is there any css issue too? Nov 8, 2017 at 11:52
  • if you put any static content in the template , is that visible in product-info tab?
    – Piyush
    Nov 8, 2017 at 11:54
  • Yes if am adding static block then it is displying. I had cross-checked with a cms block it is displaying. Nov 8, 2017 at 12:19
  • use print_r($_product->getData() and check are you getting faq value in that
    – Piyush
    Nov 8, 2017 at 12:21

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