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Recently Viewed/Compared Products

In the sample data, the Recently Viewed and Recently Compared blocks appear in the right sidebar of a catalog page. However, where they appear in your store depends on the theme. The number of products that are listed in each block can be configured for the website, store, or store view.

Recently Viewed

To configure Recently Viewed/Compared Products:

1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. Then in the panel on the left under Catalog, select Catalog.
2. Click to expand the Recently Viewed/Compared Products section. Then, do the following:
a. Set Show for Current to the website, store, or store view where the configuration applies.
b. In the Default Recently Viewed Products Count field, enter the number of recently viewed products to appear in the list.
c. In the Default Recently Compared Products Count, enter the number of recently compared products to appear in the list.
3. When complete, click the Save Config button.