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This free Magento News extension allows you to deploy full-fledged news on your website!
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News by CommerceLab

This free Magento News Module allows you to display fully-fledged news on your website. The module has a number of flexible tuning options including the possibility to create categories, add comments to each news item, add pictures to news and much more. What’s more, this extension can be used as a blog on your website!

Magento News Extension will help you make your store more interactive and will keep your visitors abreast of the latest business updates, developments and achievements. The opportunity to comment on the news, as well as integration with social networks like Google+, Facebook and Twitter adds yet more value to thisMagento News Extension.

Additionaly, you can upgrade the module to Great News Module, if you wish to remove “Developed by Commerce Lab” tag, or enjoy even more possibilities.


News Magento Extension Key Features:


  • The ability to create news categories and their sub-categories
  • The ability to bind each category to a particular store
  • Structural separation of news for a short and full description
  • The possibility to set a period of news publication (Publish From: Date, Hours, and Minutes; Publish until: Date, Hours and Minutes)
  • The possibility to set data on publishing (date/time/category)
  • The ability to add photos for each news article – both to the short and full description
  • The ability to set META-data for the news (keywords, description)
  • The possibility to leave comments on the news page
  • The ability to set access parameters to leave comments
  • The option of approving/blocking comments
  • Ajax pager for easy switching between comments
  • Integration with social networks: Google+, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Print version for every news for easy opportunity to print it out
  • RSS-feed for each news category
  • Usage of Magento WYSYWIG-editor for simple news editing
  • The ability to export News into CSV file
  • Possible upgrade to Great News Extension
  • Easy installation
  • Open source
  • Compatibility with the latest versions of Magento.
  • The ability to insert news as block with parameters in WYSYWIG-editor, such as {{block type="clnews/news" template="clnews/list.phtml" category="CATEGORY_URL_KEY" itemslimit="NUMBER_OF_ITEMS_TO_DISPLAY"}}

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M1 Extension Versions

CommerceLab_News

2014-02-08 19:50:51
  • Version number: 1.0.3.9
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1
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Magento Connect 1.0 change

Short description error was fixed

CommerceLab_News

2013-05-27 13:11:06
  • Version number: 1.0.3.8
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Magento Connect 1.0 change

Error with disabled status of the module was fixed

CommerceLab_News

2013-05-22 05:55:46
  • Version number: 1.0.3.7
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Magento Connect 1.0 change

Error with Page Title was fixed

CommerceLab_News

2013-05-06 13:54:08
  • Version number: 1.0.3.6
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Magento Connect 1.0 change

Error in Use Web Server Rewrites = No mode was fixed

CommerceLab_News

2013-04-14 08:19:07
  • Version number: 1.0.3.5
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Pagination URL bug was fixed
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Answer: 
Just copy the next files

1) app/design/frontend/default/default/layout/clnews.xml
to
app/design/frontend/[your_package]/default/layout/clnews.xml

2) app/design/frontend/default/default/template/clnews
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app/design/frontend/[your_package]/default/template/clnews

3) skin/frontend/default/default/css/clnews
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skin/frontend/[your_package]/default/css/clnews

4) skin/frontend/default/default/css/commercelab/treeview
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skin/frontend/[your_package]/default/css/commercelab/treeview

5) skin/frontend/default/default/images/clnews
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skin/frontend/[your_package]/default/images/clnews
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Hello,

I've created a category which appears as a button in my menu. The directory of the category is ".../news". Same is the the News-Site-URL which I configured in the Extension configuration. But I see only blank page. How can I fix that?

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Answer: 
Actually should place the button using any CMS block, where you create the button for example "news" and assing a link to it and better with a full path for example http://www.yourwebpage.com/news

p.s. In the setting of this Extensions you can configure the link! for instance not just news, but "fashion-news" it helps for search engines

p.s. Creating a category will do nothing! you need at least one "news" to be created and assigned to that category so that it will appear :)
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Answer: 
If you're trying it out like I did, and you're using a custom module, then you have to follow the above steps to fix this as mentioned in the custom module question.

It should have been pretty common sense that you were testing this out from a base installation of the script, which does come with a test news item. So, it should be assumed that this troubleshooting step (making sure a news item exists) was performed.

Anyway, here's the fix

Just copy the next files

1) app/design/frontend/default/default/layout/clnews.xml
to
app/design/frontend/[your_package]/default/layout/clnews.xml

2) app/design/frontend/default/default/template/clnews
to
app/design/frontend/[your_package]/default/template/clnews

3) skin/frontend/default/default/css/clnews
to
skin/frontend/[your_package]/default/css/clnews

4) skin/frontend/default/default/css/commercelab/treeview
to
skin/frontend/[your_package]/default/css/commercelab/treeview

5) skin/frontend/default/default/images/clnews
to
skin/frontend/[your_package]/default/images/clnews
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How to fix "404 Error Page not found." in admin control panel
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This could be fixed by the next way.

Just log out from the admin panel and then log in again. It's a common way for all Magento extensions in order to refresh admin permissions after the module installation.
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how to show short description image uploaded from WYSYWIG editor in front end
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There's a drop-down option called 'show image' just underneath the image upload button. Simply select 'Yes' (and don't forget to set the image sizes too - guidelines on this are in the settings section).
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index.php always exists in news url.,

our server rewrite is ensabled, even the rewrite in magento admin panel was also enabled.

i think that news module is forcing the url to add 'index.php'
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I was written some news.
Now i wish to open and press in list on the news.

The route to the news makes template page.
Without any news.

How can i change the route, that i see the news?
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Hi, I have installed this extension using magento connect and it is installed successfully. I have also created category and two sample post at magento back end so now my question is, How can I access it at front side by the news category?

I am using community edition !!!!
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How to support magento 1.8 and can use responsive theme? Please teach me. Please. Thank you very much
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Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 48 reviewers.
Rated 0 out of 5 by If you'ved just installed this extension in your Magento and you receive the following error: Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_ENDFOREACH in app\design\frontend\default\default\template\clnews\list.phtml on line 73 This is what you need to do in order to fix the error. Find the page app/design/frontend/default/default/template/clnews/list.phtml Look through the lines of code and replace all instances of <? with <?php That should fix the issue. November 19, 2012
Rated 0 out of 5 by Great extension works great in v 1.6.2. I have one issue however which i would like to change. When i goto the news page from the frontend the page is on a secure page (https) my client asked if this can be a standard (http) page. how can i change this? is there a reason why the news page is down as secure. November 8, 2012
Rated 0 out of 5 by Hi Extension is working very well. But I need a little help, Is there a way to change the date format? From yy/mm/dd format to mm/dd/yy format ? I didn't see an option in Backend, Can you tell me which .PHTML file to edit and where to edit? Thanks October 25, 2012
Rated 0 out of 5 by Nice extension. Working fine on my 1.6 installation October 11, 2012
Rated 0 out of 5 by No news on frontend! I use 1.7 and I already copied template files to my template! Can't get this to work :/ October 10, 2012
Rated 0 out of 5 by Love the extension. Just one thing I am missing - in admin / news list there is no overview in which category news are. You have to first click on the each news to see which category is selected. But we have alot of news in each category and it would be very useful if there was additional filter for category, like it is for Store view for example. October 8, 2012
Rated 0 out of 5 by Everything seems to be working fine but the page i created in CMS with the same url as news "route to news" but it displays blank. I saw i'm not the only one with this issue. How did you resolve it? Thanks! October 5, 2012
Rated 0 out of 5 by seems it didnt support pagination August 5, 2012
Rated 0 out of 5 by Works perfectly in version 1.7. CommerceLabs was very helpful to assist us to get the module working, let us apply our own CSS for our theme, helped us with advice for small code tweaks to position the module. Support was very good and prompt with working answers to our questions. Works perfectly and who can beat the price! June 23, 2012
Rated 0 out of 5 by Just awesome. Works just as you would hope. Respect to CommerceLab. June 21, 2012
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