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How can i get category description after product list in product listing page?

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  • this did not work for magento 1.9 when you put the code at the bottom of the page at base/default/template/category/vieuw.html and your theme/theme/category/vieuw.html than it stil shows up on your page so does anybody have the good clear solution?? behalf of BG media – Amit Bera Sep 24 '15 at 16:36
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The category description is already displayed in the category view page.
You just need to move elements around.
The template you need to modify is this:
app/design/frontend/{package}/{theme}/template/catalog/category/view.phtml.
take this code:

<?php if($_description=$this->getCurrentCategory()->getDescription()): ?>
    <div class="category-description std">
        <?php echo $_helper->categoryAttribute($_category, $_description, 'description') ?>
    </div>
<?php endif; ?>

and move it at the bottom of the file. That's it.

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hi you can description of category at any position of product by using registry variable

if(Mage::registry('current_category')){
<?php 
$_helper=Mage::helper('catalog/output');
$_category = Mage::registry('current_category');
if($_description=(Mage::registry('current_category')->getDescription()): ?>
<div class="category-description std">
<?php echo $_helper->categoryAttribute($_category, $_description, 'description') ?>
</div>
<?php endif; ?>

}
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You can use this code in your app/design/frontend/YOURTHEME/default/template/catalog/product/list.phtml at the bottom

echo Mage::getModel('catalog/layer')->getCurrentCategory()->getDescription();

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What do you expect exactly...Please be clear in your question.

Go to admin system->configuration->developer and change currentcofigurationscopre option and then in Debug tag Template Path Hints,Add Block Names to Hints' toyes` and save it.

Then see the block and template location of your layout and do what ever you want in the file.(by this way you can find the file location)

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  • This does not provide an answer to the question. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post - you can always comment on your own posts, and once you have sufficient reputation you will be able to comment on any post. – David Manners Oct 16 '14 at 13:27
  • I am just putting the comment to find location of the template file then he can change or add he needs. – Manikandan Arunachalam Oct 16 '14 at 13:38

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