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Custom sorting by new in products on category page and layered navigation in magento

  • If you want to customize your sorting on category page's toolbar section, please follow below given suggested method: Create a custom module for overriding Catalog/Block/Product/List/Toolbar.php For that , you must follow the procudure to create a custom module in magento as:

    Above code should be placed in your app/etc/modules and name the xml file with Eglobe_Catalog.xml Next step is, remember to add your local/Eglobe/Catalog/etc/config.xml with below given code:
    Finally override the Mage_Catalog_Block_Product_List_Toolbar.php file by the following code.
    class Eglobe_Catalog_Block_Product_List_Toolbar extends Mage_Catalog_Block_Product_List_Toolbar
         * List of available custom sort types
         * @var array
        public function getAvailableOrders()
            return array(
                'created_at' => $this->__('Date'), //set the sort type by new product came in for category
                'name' => $this->__('Name'),
                'price' => $this->__('Price')

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