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enter image description hereSo I am trying to create a function that states that if the product is new in stock then display price, or if the product is not new but reconditioned then I want it to display the reconditioned price, and lastly if there is none of the product in stock to display a "call for pricing" message. I am looking to do this in the price.phtml file and would like to know how to do this, I have an idea of what I want to do but I'm not entirely sure how to execute this code, please help! The image added is essentially what I would like to be done with code.

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Instead of rewriting the price.phtml I would use the catalog_product_get_final_price event that is triggered from Mage_Catalog_Model_Product_Type_Price::getFinalPrice

In your observeryou can set the final_price data of a product

$observer->getProduct()->setData('final_price', $ yourCustomPrice);

This will overwrite other previously set prices

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  • I'm not sure I fully understand, so if not in price.phtml, then where?
    – Mhernandez
    Nov 5 '15 at 16:27
  • As I mentioned I would use an observer. you can add one by creating your own module and defining the observer
    – Sander Mangel
    Nov 5 '15 at 16:27
  • I'm not sure, I have created a module for custom php before, but this should be simpler, could it not? I'm not intending to write up an entire new price.phtml file but more so adding a few lines of code to it. I believe I have price information for New and Reconditioned products in Magento so I was hoping to just call to that with a function for the products in the Price.phtml file.
    – Mhernandez
    Nov 5 '15 at 16:38
  • @Mhernandez I've done this several times before and found it to be the easiest and cleanest way to do this. Works consistently and is easily scalable
    – Sander Mangel
    Nov 5 '15 at 18:19
  • ok, so looking at the image I've now added, could I do that for what is detailed in the image? also you said I would do this by creating a module, so just to be perfectly clear the code you gave me would go where? In a custom php file after I've created all module.xml file as well as the config file? or would it go somewhere else?
    – Mhernandez
    Nov 5 '15 at 18:33

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