3.0 Tutorial – How to Remove the Top Menu Bar in . The top menu is visible because it is a menu module created in the . To remove it from the in your Website you must go to your and remove it from there. You have the option to remove it only from the or selected pages, but in this tutorial I will show you how to Unpublish and Delete the Top Menu totally from your site. See my screenshot below, this tutorial will show you how to remove the top menu, pointed to by the arrow below.
Overview of How to Delete the Top Menu from Joomla 3.0
- Go to Module Manager in Joomla 3.0
- Change Filter, Select Top Menu, Unpublish
- Select Top Menu, Trash
- Empty Menu Trash
1. Go to Module Manager in Joomla 3.0
Joomla 3.0 Module Manager controls what you see on your Joomla website. You can select certain modules to display on certain pages and not others. This is managed inside the modules you create in this Module Manager. Displays of menus are also managed in the Module Manager.
- Login to your Joomla 3.0 Administrator Backend
- Click on ‘Extensions’
- Click on ‘Module Manager‘
2. Change Filter, Select Top Menu, Unpublish
To easily find the Top Menu, you can filter the results in the Module Manager. You can filter by Site, Status, Position, Type, Access and Language. I will filter by Type, since I know the Top is a Menu item.
- Click on ‘Select Type’
- Click on ‘Menu’
- Use Checkbox to select ‘Top’
- Click on ‘Unpublish
3. Select Top Menu, Trash
Now if you refresh your website you won’t see the Top menu anymore. But if you really want to delete the Top Menu from your Joomla 3.0 Website, you can delete it from your Module Manager.
- Use checkbox and select the ‘Top’ menu in Module Manager
- Click on ‘Trash‘
4. Empty Menu Trash
Now your Top Menu is deleted. You should empty the Module Manager Trash. Follow the tutorial here on how to empty the Module Manager Trash.
- Click here for tutorial on how to purge items from the Module Manager Trash Manager
Now your Joomla 3.0 Website will look like the screenshot below:
I hope that helps you. Please leave a comment if you have any questions.