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Output features for best sellers, newest items, etc
I know the newest items can be display but it is not display the correct way - ie most recent within the last x number of days instead of just showing products tagged “new from date”. Also the output for the current newest item code doesn’t display the most recent product from left to right.
Code for best sellers needs to be added. There might be already one hack in these forums but i rather not do a whole lot of code changes then update my install and loose everything. Magento needs to have the ability to be a mega power among other e-commerce platforms but also needs to be as stream lined as zen cart when it comes to creating a default front page.
please check out Improved Sorting extension. It will let your customers easily sort items in your shop by date added, best sellers, reviews count, etc. Moreover, the module will enable you create product blocks using the sorting options and place these blocks on the homepage, for example.