I want to show all sub categories names like a menu on my custom homepage pleas e see the image below.

On the right hand side is slider which is coming from custom static block and below the slider there are 3 banners they are also coming from custom static block on the left hands side there is a menu which i want to come from categories currently it is only HTML

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I want left menu to come from magento sub-categories. from default categories created in admin panel. I want to display those created categories here in below image left hand side.

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  • I've made an edit in my question.! please comment if you still don't understand it.
    – Soeb Safi
    Jan 30, 2016 at 6:09

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I understand what you want to achieve, but not what your problem is, so I give you an overview how to achieve this:

Use \Mage_Catalog_Block_Navigation, create your own block and template, use \Mage_Catalog_Block_Navigation::getCurrentChildCategories to get the child categories and show them

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