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How to add special price to category products grid?

How to add Special price column to category products grid under Catalog -> Manage Categories -> Category_to_be_edited
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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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How to apply a category's display setting to all categories?

I have many categories and instead of applying new settings to all categories one by one, i would like to know if this is possible to apply new settings to all categories at once? Thanks!
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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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Is there a better way to add layout updates to a category rather than using the “Custom Layout Updates” field?

Here's the issue in a nutshell; I have a module adding custom templates that can be used for CMS Pages or Categories. The layout I'm using has updates in local.xml referencing the layout_handle ...
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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 set up 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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Category images not uploaded in backend

Recently a client pointed out an issue where they couldn't upload any category images. Editing the category works fine but the image upload doesn't. The media directory is writable, all other image ...
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There are no products matching the selection

I can't seem to get the products showing up on the home page. I keep getting "There are no products matching the selection." This is what I have tried so far ... Category ID is 35, Is Active = Yes,...
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How to sort child category collection

I a m using this function for getting child categories of current category public function getCurrentChildCategories() { $layer = Mage::getSingleton('catalog/layer'); $...
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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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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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Store categories are not displayed

I recently upgraded Magento from 1.3 to 1.7 - everything appears to be working fine but there is a little issue. I am unable to view my category on front page. I am displaying all my categories on a ...
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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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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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How to disable product count in category sidebar, but not layered nav

In a category view, Magento shows the product count of any child categories in the sidebar next to their names. When the viewed category is un-anchored, it only counts products explicitly assigned to ...
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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.
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How to set a page to display sub-categories and not products?

How to set a page to display sub-categories and not products?
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cannot translate category name for different store view

I'm trying to translate category name for different store view, but unchecking the "Use Default Value" checkbox does nothing. Category name field stays inactive. What could be the problem?
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How to show star rating on the category listing page?

I am working on the mobile site and I need to show the product star rating under each product. The helper calls the template summary_short.phtml which has section to show the star rating but for ...
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What is 'best practice' when setting anchor on multi-level categories?

With three level category tree (can be more!) where we want the highest level not to be set to 'anchor' but want the next level down to be an 'anchor', what would we do with the lowest level? Set it ...
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How to change template of category page depending on category level in code?

I had a project where there was no pattern and I applied all changes of categories layout in Admin area (Catalog->Manage Categories->Custom Design tab). Now I need to have the following: Parent ...
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Find out to which categories a product belongs to

I opened a product in the backend, but when I switch to the categories tab, the category tree is fully collapsed. I would have to expand all categories to see in which ones the product is in. How can ...
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How to assign category on multiple products?

I can assign multiple products into a category when I am creating a category, but how can I assign a category to multiple products at once? I have tried to check multiple products in Manage ...
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How to hide categories with no active products?

Is there a way to hide categories that don't have active products? Or, even better, only show categories that have active products and stock.
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How do I sort Magento products in a specific category according to my order

I want to sort Magento products on a list page for a specific category according to my given order. Can I have a text field in each product and give any number and my products in that specific ...

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