I am trying to develop custom filter navigation. Below is the code for product collection by category id

$category = Mage::getModel ('catalog/category')->load($category_id);
    $products = Mage::getResourceModel('catalog/product_collection')
                  // ->addAttributeToSelect('*')


    //$products->addAttributeToFilter('color', array('eq' => '27')); /* here color attribute */

Product collection by category id is working as expected. But when i tried with single color attribute, it always returns an empty array. Same color 27 attribute gives one product as result when i check on default navigation.

What is the best way to achieve multiple attribute code filter with resource model catalog product collection?

  • frinds ask question brief i not understand – Ashvin Monpara Aug 31 '15 at 5:31
  • comment out this line Mage::getSingleton('catalog/product_visibility')->addVisibleInCatalogFilterToCollection($products); to see if this is affecting. – Adarsh Khatri Aug 31 '15 at 5:34
  • @AdarshKhatri commented out but same result – mymotherland Aug 31 '15 at 5:46

Try this:

        $products = Mage::getModel('catalog/category')->load($category_id)->getProductCollection();

              //select color too
                 array('attribute'=> 'color','eq' => '27')
  • I tried this,same result :( – mymotherland Aug 31 '15 at 5:49
  • Check my updated answer. Also if still doesn't work try with commenting out that visibility filter section as mentioned earlier. – Adarsh Khatri Aug 31 '15 at 5:52
  • tried all cases, but no result – mymotherland Aug 31 '15 at 5:55
  • I have diff approach now, try. – Adarsh Khatri Aug 31 '15 at 6:19
  • tried,not working boss – mymotherland Aug 31 '15 at 6:46

have check if the attribute has been set to yes ( display in frontend ) into BO and try this :

$products->addAttributeToFilter('color', array('in' => array('the color ids you picked separated by a comma')))

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