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Questions about product categories in the Magento catalog

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How to link between two categories in different root catalog?

I'm a newbie to Magento. I've 2 root categories and sub-categories as follow. Root Catalog Site1 - Sub-category 1.1 - Sub-category 1.2 - Sub-category 1.3 - Featured Root Catalog Site 2 - Sub-...
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To create a different page and link from the category view page

Sorry for confusing in Title. I added some code in "category/catalog/view.phtml page" to display the Sub category and the description. <ul> <?php foreach ($this->getCurrentCategory()-&...
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Cant create a custom category attribute in admin

I used the link http://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/custom-attributes-4340.html and i can create customer attribute and also customer address attribute , but i can not create category ...
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getLoadedProductCollection doesn't have any products in it [closed]

After some hours I'm unable to list the products in categories. (the products are set correctly, 100% sure) When I access a product direct by typing it's URL (or search) it goes just fine. But ...
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How to insert Categories into Magento programmatically?

This is the scenario: I am making a SOAP call from Magento to a CMS The CMS will produce and return a json encoded object of new Category names and some category properties ( Title, URL, Parent/...
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display the number of product with static block in categories?

I am using magento 1.7. I create a category "A" and in it i create others categories. I created a static block and affect to the category "A". I wish to display the categories name and his count in ...
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edit “Additional information” to an other name?

I would like to transform the "Additional information" to an other name like "feature". where file i will update or edit? Thanks
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Adding category title, image and description to above layered nav

I'm trying to make a small change to the 2 columns left design for the default category pages (specifically layer navigation). My design calls for adding the category title, description and thumbnail ...
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Getting a products child category

I am looking for a way to get a products most child like category. For example if I have category1 -> category1.1 -> category1.1.1 I then need category1.1.1 Assuming I have a product ...
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Continue Shopping Button to category of product in same store view or same parent category

There are answers all over the internet of how to alter the 'Continue Shopping' button to the last category. However none of them take into consideration that the product may be in multiple ...
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Sorting direction doesn't make effect

Please refer this url http://www.trendycollections.in/women-collections/salwar-kameez-1/party-salwar-kameez.html?dir=desc&order=id In the above url, sorting direction is descending order. if i ...
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Magento module's block code is working in product details page but not working in category and list page?

In magento I am writing one module. In my module lets say I have mymodule.xml where I want to insert my own block after this block <catalog_product_view> <reference name="product.info"&...
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How can I use Magento rewrite to use another CMS?

I am trying to find a way to load pages from another CMS into Magento. I was thinking of using a CMS page (maybe block page) that could get the content with PHP... And it would check the URL to see ...
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Default sorting is not working

Please refer this following url http://www.trendycollections.in/kids-wear/boys-wear.html All sorting is working Fine. But I have different issue. In the above url if i chose Price lowest under the ...
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Fetch catalogCategoryTree through Soap API fails with custom attribute

For a Magento 1.7.0.2 instance, I'm trying to integrate a custom attribute legacy_id in the category listing. This will be used to match categories from a backend system with the Magento categories. ...
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Custom category designs won't apply without category url slug?

I'm experiencing a weird issue: Let's say category A has a custom design. When I open the product via domain.com/category-a/product.html the custom design applies correctly. But when I open the ...
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How can I add a information for a view and apply it to all the similar views

My Magento is divided in multiple stores. One for each country that we sell too. And in views that are the different languages. Here is a screenshot of my setup: My question is: can I change ...
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How Display Category name in magento menu in two lines?

I am working with magento 1.7 and i have many long categories name in my site. I wish to split every long category name in two line in menu because i would like to display my menu in one row and not ...
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Show products from inactive category

Im using a code to get a product collection from a specific category, but if the category is inactive it returns empty to me. Is there a way to retrieve the products even if the category is inactive? ...
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How to exclude specific category id in catalog search result?

I have to some change in magento catalog search result. I have to exclude specific category Id in catalog search result. I had tried in many way but not getting proper result. Please help me asap. ...
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Magento keeps auto-checking “Use default value” box in category description field after save

I have a problem with Magento community edition 1.4.0.1. When I go to edit store categories, not the global one but for specific store for some categories (not all of them) Magento keeps auto-checking ...
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show product reviews and form in category view

Client wants to show part of product information in category view. Got all descriptions, images and related products, but have problems with reviews and form. Can anyone help me, please? Code: In ...
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Product doesn't appear in store view (Info: There are no products matching the selection.)

Issue: The product is not appearing when browsing the catalog from the frontend. Scenario: Product status is Enabled Product is Salable (In stock) Product is configured under Websites and ...
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Some Categories are Showing up All Products - How to Fix This?

This is the display setting of one of a category that is listing all products instead of showing only products that are assigned to it. Display Mode = Products Only CMS Block = Please select a static ...
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Show Category Thumb Image on startpage

How can I show the thumb image from a category on the shops home page? I added a getThumbnailUrl function in app\code\local\Mage\Catalog\Model\category.php but I don't know how to call it with CMS ...
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Products get unassigned from category once in a while

as the title says, I'm having a problem that's repeating from time to time and I don't know the final solution to avoid happening it again. I have lots of products assigned to certain categories under ...
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Crop Images (category Image) on own templates

I create a new template in Magento. On that I'll get the Image-Output with this code. <div class="worlds-image"> <img src="<?php echo Mage::getBaseUrl('media').'catalog/category/'.$...
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Add Images For Navigation

I'm looking to make a page similar to This site, so each image will represent a category of items. Im just not sure where to start looking . Any ideas
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products show up on category page but not in collection

I created a featured products slider on the home page. It was inserted via the following code: {{block type="catalog/product_list" category_id="563" template="catalog/product/featured-products.phtml"}...
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Products from outside store's root category showing up on frontend - Is this right?

We have several stores setup under a single install of Magento Enterprise. We now share accounts globally so there is a single cart and login across all stores. We have a separate root category setup ...
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Category Design Tab disappeared!

I actually have no idea where to begin troubleshooting this, since I haven't really touched anything with Magento's backend. The only sin I've committed is by editing the database directly, but only ...
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Product filter using attributes

How to filter products shown on the category pages based on the products attributes??? I should be able to filter the products based on the attributes such as manufacturer price color etc shown on the ...
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Get categories trail on catalog page

For example I'm on boots catalog page: Shoes > Womens > Boots If I add this code: $category = Mage::getBlockSingleton('catalog/navigation')->getCurrentCategory(); It'll return only Boots ...
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How to add attributes set column to category products grid?

How to add attributes set column to category products grid under Catalog -> Manage Categories -> Category_to_be_edited I've added special price since it was already available in the collection. ...
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1.7 displaying products placed in a root category

I've built a new block that displays products placed in a specific category (chosen via ID) and renders them out with some fancy jQuery. Now to test this I passed a id of 17, a category with plenty of ...
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Best Practices - Changing Column Count

So far I know two ways of changing the column count. Option 1. Hard Coding it: Change: <?php $_columnCount = $this->getColumnCount(); ?> To: <?php $_columnCount = 4 ?> //or ...
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Different layouts for parent categories?

This is my category tree: -Default Category --Top Cat 1 ---sub cat 1 ----sub sub cat 1 ----sub sub cat 2 ----sub sub cat 3 ---sub cat 2 ---sub cat 3 --Top Cat 2 ---sub cat 1 ---sub cat 2 ---sub cat 3 ...
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Is it possible to access categories from an outside root category?

I have a root category set up for all the products. What I am trying to do is setup what I call a meta category. This category would be used for things like holiday themes, gifts for him, etc. What ...
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How to show category siblings?

I have a Magento based website. In my product page I need to show related categories regarding the category the product fall into. For example suppose the category structure A- has three child ...
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layout - call left column block within main column (in the 1column.phtml template)

I have a category list page which uses the 1column.phtml template. However, when the user navigates to a category where there are no subcategories - and only its products are displayed - I would like ...
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Is it possible to delete root category?

Is it possible to delete an empty root category once accidentally created or not required anymore. It looks like there's no "Delete" button.