Multi-Vendor Marketplace - Adding Supplier Name to Product Page

Adding Supplier Name to Product Page

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Our customers experienced some difficulties with custom themes and displaying Sold By (supplier name) on product pages. For that reason, we decided to move this feature to a separate block

This separate block needs to be placed manually, following these steps:

  1. Enable the Sold By feature in the Admin Panel
  2. Edit your layout XML file (catalog.xml)
  3. Keep in mind, If you don’t have a custom theme, and you use the Magento default template, this file is placed at:

    • versions before 1.9: /app/design/frontend/base/default/layout
    • versions including and after 1.9: /app/design/frontend/rwd/default/layout

  4. Find the node called catalog_product_view and in reference called content, add the following line:
<block type=”marketplace/catalog_product_supplier_name” name=”” as=”supplier_name”/>

Your layout should now be ready! 

"Sold by" can now be put anywhere in the template:

  1. Go to your theme's template
  2. Open catalog/product/view.phtml
  3. Insert the following line where you would like the "Sold by" information to appear:
<?php echo $this->getChildHtml(‘supplier_name’);?>

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