Magento::calling a static block in your template file (.phtml)

17 02 2010

To call a static block in Magento, Following single line will solve your problem,

<?php getLayout()->createBlock('cms/block')->setBlockId('my_static_block_name')->toHtml() ?>

Definitely we’ll write this line in some .phtml file for which you want to call this block …

Hope this tip will be helping for someone ;)

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4 responses

25 04 2010
fishpig

Nice tutorial. I wrote one similar with a few extra ways to access static blocks.

http://fishpig.co.uk/2010/04/14/accessing-static-blocks-in-magento/

Hope it helps :)

8 07 2011
Erik

Actually it’s
getLayout()->createBlock(‘cms/block’)->setBlockId(‘my_static_block_name’)->toHtml() ;
?>

8 07 2011
Erik

I ment echo end this is missing.

6 03 2012
Mikal

Nice post, I was searching for this code.I got it.thanks for sharing.

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