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Magento 1.3 Sales Tactics Cookbook by William Rice

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Adding a products block to a landing page

In the preceding example, we added products to a simple landing page. To do this, we:

  1. Created a product category just for that landing page.
  2. Added the three products that you see to that category.
  3. Added a block to the page that displays all of the products in that category.

Each of these is covered in a subsection below. You can add other blocks to a Magento CMS page. For example, the Search and Related Products blocks. We will use the Category Product block as our example.

How to do it...

Creating a product category for the landing page:

  1. Log in to your site's administrative interface.
  2. Select Catalog | Manage Categories.
  3. Under the Default category, add a new subcategory.
  4. For the category Name, you might want to ...

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