I am showing products on grid.Now i am facing problem .I want to group the the same title products. My code is :

protected function _prepareCollection()
    $collection = Mage::getModel('catalog/product')->getCollection()
      return parent::_prepareCollection();

  protected function _prepareColumns()

      $this->addColumn('name', array(
          'header'    => Mage::helper('module')->__('Product Name'),
          'align'     =>'left',
          'index'     => 'name'

      $this->addColumn('entity_id', array(
          'header'    => Mage::helper('catalog')->__('Products Ids'),
          'align'     =>'left',
          'width'     => '200px',
          'index'     => 'entity_id',

                'header'    =>  Mage::helper('module')->__('Action'),
                'width'     => '100',
                'type'      => 'action',
                'getter'    => 'getId',
                'actions'   => array(
                        'caption'   => Mage::helper('module')->__('View Details'),
                        'url'       => array('base'=> '*/*/view'),
                        'field'     => 'id'
                'filter'    => false,
                'sortable'  => false,
                'index'     => 'stores',
                'is_system' => true,

      return parent::_prepareColumns();

I want to to skip product name if it matches but show his id on Products ids with some like (1,2,3) etc.


In my example I added an additional column called entity_id_grouped both in the SELECT statement as well as the grid as you may not want do mess around with the original entity_id column in some cases.

First, add the column to your grid in _prepareColumns():

        'header'=> Mage::helper('catalog')->__('Product Ids'),
        'align' =>'left',
        'width' => '200px',
        'index' => 'entity_id_grouped',
        'type'  => 'text',
        'filter_condition_callback' => array($this, '_groupedEntityIdsFilter')

Note that I changed the column type to text. The filter_condition_callback parameter defines a custom method that is called when you filter for this column.

Next, group the results by name and use the built-in method to concatenate the product IDs in _prepareCollection():


Finally, add the mentioned method _groupedEntityIdsFilter() to be able to filter by product ids:

protected function _groupedEntityIdsFilter($collection, $column)
    if (!$value = $column->getFilter()->getValue()) {
        return $this;

        "GROUP_CONCAT(`e`.entity_id SEPARATOR ',') LIKE ?"
        , "%$value%");

    return $this;

Before the modification:

Grid before the modification

After the modification:

Grid after the modification

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