Magento Support: Display Settings in Categories

Display Settings in Categories for Magento

The Display Settings in Categories for Magento determine which content elements appear on a category page and the order that products are listed. You can enable CMS blocks, set the anchor status of the category, and manage sorting options from this page.

Display Settings in Categories for Magento

Field Descriptions

FIELD: Display Mode

Determines the content elements displayed on the category page. Options include:

Products Only
Static Block Only
Static Block and Products


To display a CMS static block at the top of the category page, select the name of the block from the list.

FIELD: Is Anchor

When set to “Yes,” includes the “filter by attribute” section in the layered navigation. Options include: Yes / No

FIELD: Available Product Listing Sort By

(Required) The default values are Value, Name, and Price. To customize the sorting option, clear the Use All Available Attributes checkbox and select the attributes you want to use. You can define and add attributes as needed.

FIELD: Default Product Listing Sort By

(Required) To define the default “Sort By” option, clear the “Use Config Settings” checkbox and select an attribute.

FIELD: Layered Navigation Price Step

By default, Magento displays the price range in increments of 10, 100, and 1000, depending on the products in the list. To change the Price Step range, clear the “Use Config Settings” checkbox.

Topics in the Category section include the following:

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