i want to add custom tab in frontend product detail pages, just next to short desc and want to show some content there, can i do this via

like detail, product tags, review, mycustom tab here

1: admin catalog > catagory custom design

2: via any module ?

i tried below code in custom layout update:

<action method="addTab" module="catalog" translate="title">
  • magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/… for product page tab but you cant controll product tab from category layout
    – Amit Bera
    Nov 5, 2014 at 19:07
  • yeah but i want to learn how to do it now using any build in module
    – mcoder
    Nov 5, 2014 at 19:38
  • how i can add a class or id to new tab?
    – ale perez
    Oct 21, 2019 at 15:40

1 Answer 1


app/design/frontend/default/yourtheme/layout -> catalog.xml in section you need add:

<action method="addTab" translate="title" module="catalog">
    <alias>My New Custom Tab</alias>
    <title>My New Custom Tab</title>

in mynewcustomtab.phtml you can output you info

  • but i do not want to do changes in code , can i do it via module or add custom design
    – mcoder
    Nov 5, 2014 at 18:27
  • i treid above code but i does not worked
    – mcoder
    Nov 5, 2014 at 22:08
  • above code is not working ???
    – mcoder
    Nov 10, 2014 at 16:27
  • what if i want to show it for configuravble products only ??.
    – mcoder
    Nov 12, 2014 at 6:57
  • can write the condition)
    – John Genry
    Nov 12, 2014 at 8:38

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