How to Add Static Block to your theme – Magento

Create an Static Block from your CMS admin tab and show it in your theme.

In my case I wanted to call a Static Block from my theme to show up in the sidebar.

I edited my theme file called 2columns-left.phtml and then added the following code.

Please notice you need to replace the YourBlockId with your own Static Block Id.

<?php echo $this->getLayout()->createBlock('cms/block')->setBlockId('YourBlockId')->toHtml() ?>
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Add <code> Some Code </code> if you need to.