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Posted - April 11 2006 :  14:06:56  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
First post on these forums so hi all

Looking for some help with Categories, don't know if i'm being stupid but is there a way to display a different layout for each category?

I've set:

xcategoryusetemplate = YES
xcategorydisplaytemplate = tmp_categorytemplate.htm
and then "Reload Shop Configuration" just to be sure.

I've managed to modify the "tmp_categorytemplate.htm" so it is the way i want it, but i have other categories and subcategoies that i would like to display different.

I tried adding a different category template name to the "Template file" field when adding a new category, but it seems to ignore this and use "tmp_categorytemplate.htm" for all of them.

Any help or advice would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance,


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Posted - April 12 2006 :  04:19:39  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Anybody know?
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Posted - April 12 2006 :  19:23:45  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Come on guys somebody must know, a yes or no will do me?? lol

I see tristan has the same sort of question:


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VP-ASP Super User

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Posted - August 23 2008 :  02:59:02  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I want to know how as well.
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Posted - August 25 2008 :  04:08:49  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
When the file shopdisplaycategories.asp is viewed there is only one template which can be used: tmp_categorytemplate.htm
If you modify this template it will change the way all categories are displayed on shopdisplaycategories.asp.
If you want to change the way the products within a category are displayed (shopdisplayproducts.asp) you can add your own template file to the category Template File field

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