Joomla Articles

How to create, delete, update, manage and display articles. Also tips on how to use the Joomla Article Manager.

I just noticed Joomla 3.0 has a new way to order featured articles.  It’s a slightly easier way and definitely easier to understand.  This new way to order articles is only available for featured articles and not for the rest of the articles in the Content Manager.  This is the only place where you cannot […]

I’ve been asked this question a few times in my previous post about How to Display Multiple Subcategories in Category Blog Layout, but have not really looked into it. Today I went searching for the answer.  The question is:  How to show the images of a subcategory in Joomla 1.7?   I did find a […]

Joomla 1.7 Help – Creating an Internal Link in an Article

by Elaine November 4, 2011

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 […]

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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 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 Display the Article Publish Date

by Elaine September 8, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Help – Article Publish Date is not Showing Even though Changed Article Settings There are 3 places where you can customize the display of the Article Details to show such information as the Category name, Author Name, Create Date, Modify Date, Publish Date, Voting, Print Icon, Email Icon, Number of Hits, and more.  […]

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Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – How to Wrap Text Around Images

by Elaine September 7, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Help – How to Get Text to wrap around Images This tutorial will help you wrap text around images in your articles.   There are two ways you can achieve this. 1.  Edit the html 2.  User interface in your Article Manager. One thing you will need to do before editing the html is […]

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Joomla 1.7 Help – How to Embed Google Forms into an Article

by Elaine September 1, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Tips – Embedding Google Forms into your Article You will have problems embedding any code into Joomla 1.7 if you do not turn on one setting.  The Joomla Editor will strip any code you try to embed or in this case when trying to embed a form from Google Forms, you will get […]

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Joomla 1.7 Help – How to Place a Module in an Article

by Elaine August 27, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Help – Placing a Module inside an Article Modules you create are assigned to module positions and these module positions are displayed on your website as defined by the template you use.  Sometimes it is useful to display modules within articles, and in this instance there is no module position defined for that […]

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Joomla 1.7 Help – How to Show Single Article in a Module Position

by Elaine August 21, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Tips – Publish a single article in a module position. Joomla standard installation does not allow you to publish a single article in a module position.  You can copy your article directly into the ‘Custom HTML’ module but I don’t recommend this option. It is much safer to keep all your articles in […]

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