Joomla 1.6

Joomla 1.6 is a big application and is difficult to understand or configure if you don’t know where to start. I’ve created some documentation to help you with creating articles, managing your frontend, creating modules, installing templates, installing components or extensions to your Joomla 1.6 website. If you have any questions or help, please feel free to leave a comment.

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – How to Show Only Modules On the frontpage of Joomla 1.7. The default installation of Joomla 1.7 displays featured articles in the “mainbody” section of the frontpage.  These articles are managed by the ‘featured articles’ Manager in the Article/Content Manager.   But what if you only want to show modules in […]

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – In your Joomla Articles, you can also link to other articles in your Joomla website.  You can use the previous method of using the “Insert/Edit Links” icon but there is an easier way to create internal links to articles on your website.   The insert link to ‘Article’ icon is available […]

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – How to Create an External Link in an Article

by Elaine November 4, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Help – Creating a link to a website not within your domain is an external link.  For example creating a link to Google.com is an External link.  There are many places where you can place an external link.  In this Joomla Tutorial, I will show you how to create an external link in […]

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Joomla Tutorial – How to Link a Menu Item to an Article Anchor

by Elaine November 4, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – Article Anchors are created for articles that are really long.  You want to divide up your article into chapters and make each chapter linkable from a navigational bar along the top of your article, or you can even make the Article Anchor links accessible through Menu Links. If you want to […]

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Joomla 1.7 Help – How to add Links Inside your Joomla Article

by Elaine November 4, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial –  This tutorial will show you how to easily create a navigational bar to point to links inside your existing article.   This is also called creating Article “Anchors”.    This is especially helpful if you have a really long article that spans over many screens.  Instead of asking your visitors to […]

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Joomla 1.7 – How to remove the words “Book!”, “Shop!”, and “Contribute!”

by Elaine October 27, 2011

I was searching for about 30 minutes how to remove the words  “Book!”, “Shop!”, and “Contribute!” from the module positions – position-9, position-10, position-11 in the Joomla 1.7 Beez_20 Template.  These 3 footer module positions hold the banner module which respectively display “Book!”, “Shop!”, and “Contribute!”. Then I realized, why try to fix it when you […]

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Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – What is the Lock Icon?

by Elaine October 24, 2011

Joomla 1.7 increases it’s security and safety feature by only allowing one user to edit an article/module or extension at a time.  After a user edits an article/module or extension, that’s when the Lock or Padlock icon shows beside the item that they are editing.  As an administrator you can monitor all items that are […]

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Joomla 1.7 Help – How to Remove The Search Box in Beez20

by Elaine October 19, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Beez 20 Help – I received an email from Dave to ask how to remove the Search box at the top right corner in the Beez_20 default Joomla Template.   You can accomplish this by Unpublishing the module in the Module Manager.  If you want to remove the Font Size Resizers, beside the […]

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How to Add Adsense to Joomla 1.7 Articles with Nurte Google Adsense

by Elaine October 14, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Extensions – It is easy to add Adsense to your Joomla 1.7 website.  This Joomla tutorial applies to any Joomla 1.7 theme you have installed.  I will use my Beez_20 template as an example. Nurte Google Adsense Plugin allows you to add Google Adsense directly into articles.   You can choose positioning of your ads, […]

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Joomla 1.7 Extensions – JINC is a Free and Versatile Newsletter Component

by Elaine October 7, 2011
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This post is in response to Eddy’s comment about his Joomla 1.7 Newsletter component.   I’m not too sure which Newsletter component you have installed, but I was looking around for solutions to use when creating subscription or newsletters.  I came across this free Newsletter component which is compatible with Joomla 1.5, Joomla 1.6 and Joomla […]

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Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – How to Make the Parent Menu Item Not Clickable

by Elaine September 27, 2011
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Here is quite the challenge.  The Joomla 1.7 parent menu items are always linked to either a component or article/category.  How do you create a parent menu item that is not clickable or linkable to anywhere.  The steps are fairly easy.  You just need to create the parent menu item as an External link that […]

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Joomla 1.7 Drop Down Menus are not Working

by Elaine September 26, 2011
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And I thought I was going crazy.  I searched all the forums but no one really complained that their Joomla 1.7 drop down menus were not working properly.  My Joomla 1.7 drop down menus were non existent!  The child menus were always showing off to the right side, or even at one point they were […]

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