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In layered navigation view, my themes show which filters are currently applied to the view. However, it doesn't show which category you are currently in.

I guess I have to edit the state.phtml, but what would I add in order to get current category?

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You can use magento registry variable

Mage::registry('current_category')

or use

Mage::getSingleton('catalog/layer')->getCurrentCategory() for getting current category object

Second option is best

  • Thanks! Isn't there any stock functionality to show the current category in state.phtml? I see it in lot of other themes, but it's not present in my theme. – user2806026 Oct 6 '15 at 10:08
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you can get the current category like that

Mage::registry('current_category')

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