Joomla 3.0

Knowing where your module positions is essential to mapping out a layout of your site.  Each template has a module map that you can look up if you didn’t save it from where you downloaded it, or if they didn’t provide it.  Templates can have anywhere between 5-90 different module positions to place your menus, […]

Joomla 3.3 Administrator panel has a whole new look.  It’s much cleaner, sleeker and easier to navigate.    Below are some of the features that I noticed at first glance in the Menu Manager area. 1.  The Menu Manager Displays Menu Item Stats In Joomla 3.3 Menu Manager, you will see that the Menu manager […]

Joomla 3.3 Tutorial – How to Delete or Block a Super User

by Elaine May 25, 2014

I’ve been reading other forums and I guess in previous version of Joomla it was not possible to delete Super Users.  I just upgraded my Joomla to 3.3 and now I’m able to block or delete SuperUsers.    You must login as a super user to be able to delete another Super User. See below: […]

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Joomla 3.0 Create a New Super User Account

by Elaine April 24, 2014

In the previous post I mentioned that perhaps you want to have two Joomla 3.0 Super Administrators.  This will help in case you forgot the password for one, hopefully you didn’t forget the password for the second one.  So I created another Super Administrator account for my Joomla 3.0 website.    The new interface looks […]

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Joomla 3.0 Tutorial – How to Link an Article to Joomla Menu

by Elaine April 22, 2014

Joomla 3.0 Tutorial on How to link an Articles to Joomla Menu.  I currently have a Joomla Menu item created from the Weblinks component.  It lists all my links that I added in the Weblinks Component.  I also have an article called ‘6th Cmsmind’ and in here I want to link directly to the weblinks […]

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Joomla 3.0 Tutorial – How to Link to an Article in Joomla

by Elaine April 20, 2014

Joomla 3.0 Tutorial on how to link to an article already created in your Joomla website.  You want to reference an existing article you already created and also add a link to it.  You can easily link to an article in your Article Manager.   Below is a screenshot of an article I created that […]

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Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial – How to Create New Contacts in Contact Manager

by Elaine April 19, 2014

Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial on How to create a new contact in the Contacts Manager.   You can create contact information and display them on your Joomla website.  You can link the contacts to an existing user id, or you can enter the individual contact details.  You can enter contact details such as contact name, image, […]

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How to Uninstall Joomla 3.0

by Elaine April 15, 2014

After installing Joomla 3.0, I realized I didn’t have any Sample Data.  So I’m going through the installation process again.  But before I install Joomla 3.0 again, I need to uninstall it.  I’ve documented the process of uninstalling Joomla 3.0 manually.  Dreamhost doesn’t have the Joomla 3.0 fantastico installation yet, so I have to install […]

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Joomla 3.0 Tutorial – How to Add Images to Menus

by Elaine April 14, 2014

In Joomla 3.0 you can add images to your menus.  I will show you how to add images to your Menu items in the Menu Manager.  I will create a new menu listing called ‘Fruit Top’ and under that menu I will create child menu items – Apples and Pears.  One menu item I will […]

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How to Activate Joomla Template in Joomla 3.0

by Elaine April 10, 2014
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Joomla 3.0 Tutorial on how to activate Joomla template that you installed.  This is also tutorial on how to change the default Joomla 3.0 site Template.  After you install a Joomla 3.0 Template you must activate it and set it as default before you will see it on your website.  I recently installed and activated […]

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How to Make First Featured Article Title Not Clickable in Joomla 3.0

by Elaine February 4, 2014

Joomla 3.0 Tutorial on how to make certain article titles in your Featured Article list non-clickable.  You can easily perform this by first editing the Article Options in your menu item and then at the article level Article Options.   In my example, my menu item ‘Home’ displays all my featured articles.  Then I want […]

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Joomla 3 Tutorial – How to Add a Who’s Online Module to your Site

by Elaine February 1, 2014

Who’s online module is a simple Joomla extension that tells you how many guests and registered users are on your site at any given time.  The stats are real-time so the number will fluctuate as people come and go from your site.  The Who’s Online module is a pre-installed extension that comes with your Joomla […]

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