Joomla Documentation/Tutorials

My website is aimed at helping you with your Joomla website. I’ve documented some steps on how to get your Joomla website up and how to configure your Joomla website.

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 […]

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 […]

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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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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Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial – How to Create a New Contact Category

by Elaine February 1, 2014

Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial on how to create a new contact category in the Contact Manager.  The Contacts is a component that came installed with your Joomla 3.1.1 installation.  It manages all the contacts in your Joomla website.  If your website is for a business, you can create multiple contact categories for the different departments in your […]

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Joomla 2.5 Tutorial – Where is the Module Manager Trash Manager

by Elaine December 10, 2013

Joomla 2.5 Tutorial on How to Find the Module Manager Trash Manager.  I will also show you how to purge or restore the deleted modules from the Module Manager Trash Manager.  Once you delete a module, the status of that module changes from ‘Published’ to ‘Trashed’.  So in order to see these ‘Trashed’ status Modules, […]

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Joomla 2.5 Tutorial – How to Delete Folder in Media Manager

by Elaine December 7, 2013

Joomla 2.5 Tutorial on How to delete a folder inside the Media Manager.  You can create & delete folders and upload & delete images in the Media Manager.   Below is a simple tutorial on how to delete a folder inside your Media Manager.  I also encountered an error message when trying to delete the […]

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Joomla 3 Tutorial – How to Restore Deleted Categories

by Elaine December 3, 2013

In the effort to clean my Article Manager, I managed to delete categories that I need.  Luckily I didn’t purge them from my Category Trash Manager yet so I can still restore them.  If you already purged your deleted categories from your Category Trash Manager, you cannot restore them.  You can always restore deleted categories […]

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Joomla 2.5.8 Tutorial – How to Add Prev and Next Links to Articles

by Elaine November 27, 2013

Joomla 2.5.8 Tutorial on how to add ‘Next’ and ‘Previous’ links to navigate between Joomla Articles.  You can choose to show or hide this feature.  It is beneficial to add these navigation links to your Joomla Articles so once people reached the bottom of your article they have somewhere to go.   They can choose […]

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