Magento: How to call static block from template file?
You can easily call any static block from template (phtml) file. At first, you have to create a static block.
Let us suppose, you created a static block with the identifier cool_items.
Now, you can call the static block from any phtml file with the help of following code:
<?php echo $this->getLayout()->createBlock('cms/block')->setBlockId('cool_items')->toHTML();?>