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Display Products from Specific Category on Home Page – Magento

First you have to note the ID of category you want to display at the home page. You can find this on Magento Admin side under category tab.
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Then go to CMS>>Pages. Then Select “Home Page” from the list of pages.

Add the following code to content tab of that page


{{block type="catalog/product_list" name="home.catalog.product.list" alias="products_homepage" category_id="15" template="catalog/product/list.phtml"}}

For latest magento version XML update will works better. Use the following code instead of above, if you go for xml update.You can update this from CMS>>Pages>>Home Page. Then select Design instead of content tab. And add the following code

    
 <reference name="content">
    <block type="catalog/product_list" name="featured" template="catalog/product/list.phtml">
        <action method="setCategoryId"><category_id>[category id here]</category_id></action>
    </block>
 </reference>

replace the [category id here] with your category id.

This works for me. 🙂

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