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Magento. How to disable “New products” block on home page

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Magento. How to disable “New products” block on home page

This tutorial will show you on how to disable New products block on home page of your Magento store:

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  1. The first method is to comment out the New products section.

    1. Log into your Magento admin panel.

    2. Navigate to CMS -> Pages > Home page > Design tab:

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    3. Layout Update XML window includes coding for New products section to be displayed.

      	
      	<block type="catalog/product_new" name="home.catalog.product.new" alias="product_new" template="catalog/product/new.phtml" before="cms_page">
      	<action method="setColumnCount"><columns>4</columns></action>
      	<action method="setProductsCount"><count>4</count></action> 
      	<action method="addPriceBlockType"><type>bundle</type><block>bundle/catalog_product_price</block><template>bundle/catalog/product/price.phtml</template></action>
      	<action method="unsetData"><key>cache_lifetime</key></action>
      	<action method="unsetData"><key>cache_tags</key></action>
      	</block>
      	
    4. You need to comment it out:

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    5. Click the Save page button on top right:

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  2. The second method is to remove the New products widget:

    1. Navigate to CMS -> Widgets:

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    2. Select New products widget:

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    3. Open it and click Delete button on top right:

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  3. Clear Magento cache and check home page, to check the changes made:

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Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:

Magento. How to disable “New products” block on home page

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