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Magento – Displaying Products in a Static Block

This is one of those ones that can be a bit frustrating, there's many a tutorial out there that suggests you have to create a new template file and call that. It's possible to call the standard catalog/product/view.phtml template from a static block but also pass parameters which dictate how it's displayed. So you can add the following; And it will display the products using the default list template, with product numbers pulled from the System -> Configuration -> Catalog -> Frontend config. Better still, you can copy that template and rename it as a custom template, take out a lot of the grid/list and toolbar conditionals and style it up the ... Read more

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