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Add products to cart from CMS page using foreach?

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I am trying to find a way to add products to cart using from a CMS page using a foreach loop which displays the list of products from a specific category. The problem is that my add to cart form will only submit one of the products to the cart.

Could anyone point me in the right direction, I've been here for hours!

I'm not sure if it is my form or if this is even possible in Magento but I'd appreciate som advice...

$category_id = "49"; // category_id for "products"
$_productCollection = Mage::getResourceModel('catalog/product_collection')
->addAttributeToSelect(array('name', 'price', 'small_image', 'short_description'), 'inner')
<?php if($_productCollection->count()): ?>
       $products = array();
       foreach ($_productCollection as $_product) { 
<form action="<?php echo $this->getSubmitUrl($_product) ?>" method="post" id="product_addtocart_form"<?php if($_product->getOptions()): ?> enctype="multiadd/form-data"<?php endif; ?> class="form">

          <a class="fancybox static-thumbs pull-left" href="<?php echo $this->helper('catalog/image')->init($_product, 'small_image')->resize(500, 450); ?>" alt="<?php echo $this->htmlEscape($this->getImageLabel($_product, 'small_image')) ?>" title="<?php echo $this->htmlEscape($this->getImageLabel($_product, 'small_image')) ?>">
            <img class="media-object" src="<?php echo $this->helper('catalog/image')->init($_product, 'small_image')->resize(150, 125); ?>" alt="<?php echo $this->htmlEscape($this->getImageLabel($_product, 'small_image')) ?>" title="<?php echo $this->htmlEscape($this->getImageLabel($_product, 'small_image')) ?>" />

       <h4 class="media-heading"><a class="view-item-button" href="<?php echo $_product->getProductUrl() ?>" title="<?php echo $this->htmlEscape($_product->getName()) ?>"><?php echo $this->__('Order'); ?> <?php echo $this->htmlEscape($_product->getName())?><?php echo $this->__('&#8482;'); ?></a></h4>

            <?php echo $_product->_data['short_description']; ?>

        <h2 class="product-name"><?php echo $this->__('Price:'); ?> <?php echo Mage::helper('core')->currency($_product->getPrice()); ?></h2><?php if($_product->isSaleable()): ?>

  <p class="product-name"><?php echo $this->__('Quantity:'); ?></p>
   <select name="qty" class="span1">
  <?php $i = 1 ?>
  <?php do { ?>
    <option value="<?php echo $i?>">
      <?php echo $i?>
      <?php $i++ ?>
    <?php } while ($i <= (int)Mage::getModel('cataloginventory/stock_item')->loadByProduct($_product)->getMaxSaleQty()) ?>

            <button type="button" title="<?php echo $this->__('Add to Cart') ?>" class="btn btn-danger" onclick="productAddToCartForm.submit(this)"><span><span><?php echo $this->__('Add to Cart') ?></span></span></button>
                <?php else: ?>
            <p class="availability out-of-stock"><span><?php echo $this->__('Out of stock') ?></span></p>
        <?php endif; ?> 
        <?php } ?>


<?php endif; ?>
<hr />
<script type="text/javascript">
    $j(document).ready(function() {

 <script type="text/javascript">
        var productAddToCartForm = new VarienForm('product_addtocart_form');
        productAddToCartForm.submit = function(button, url) {
            if (this.validator.validate()) {
                var form = this.form;
                var oldUrl = form.action;

                if (url) {
                   form.action = url;
                var e = null;
                try {
                } catch (e) {
                this.form.action = oldUrl;
                if (e) {
                    throw e;

                if (button && button != 'undefined') {
                    button.disabled = true;

        productAddToCartForm.submitLight = function(button, url){
            if(this.validator) {
                var nv = Validation.methods;
                delete Validation.methods['required-entry'];
                delete Validation.methods['validate-one-required'];
                delete Validation.methods['validate-one-required-by-name'];
                if (this.validator.validate()) {
                    if (url) {
                        this.form.action = url;
                Object.extend(Validation.methods, nv);

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