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How to Change Joomla 3.0 Weblinks Category Name

This is a very easy Joomla 3.0 tutorial on how to change your Weblinks Category Name.  The default category name is ‘uncategorised’.  We will change it to a different name in your Joomla 3.0 Administrator backend.

Overview of how to change Joomla 3.0 Weblinks Category Name

  1. Go to Weblinks Manager in Component Manager
  2. Edit Category Name  – uncategorised
  3. Change Web links Category Name

Steps:

1.  Go to Weblinks Manager in Component Manager

You can create multiple categories in your Joomla 3.0 Weblinks Manager.  This way you can group your weblinks and maintain them more easily.

Joomla 3.0 Weblinks - Categories in Component Manager
Joomla 3.0 Weblinks – Categories in Component Manager
  • Login to your Joomla 3.0 Administrator Backend
  • Click on ‘Components’, ‘Weblinks’, ‘Categories

2.  Edit Category Name  – Uncategorised

By default Joomla 3.0 assigns the Weblinks category name to be ‘Uncategorised’.  We can change this name by editing it in the Weblinks Category Manager.

Joomla 3.0 - Edit Uncategorised Category Name in Weblinks Manager
Joomla 3.0 – Edit Uncategorised Category Name in Weblinks Manager
  • Click on Weblinks category name ‘Uncategorised

3.  Change Web links Category Name

You can change your weblinks category name to anything you want.

Joomla 3.0 - Change Weblinks Category Name
Joomla 3.0 – Change Weblinks Category Name
  • In Category Manager: Edit a Weblinks Category
  • Change your title to anything you want you weblinks category name to be
  • Set the following value:
    • Title = Your Weblinks New Category Name
  • Click on ‘Save & Close’

So that’s how you can change your weblinks category name.  When you create weblinks you will be asked which category you wish to assign your link to.  You can create unlimited number of Weblinks categories to manage your links.

If you have any questions, please leave a comment.

Thanks,

Elaine

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