Joomla Article Manager Help and Documentation

Joomla’s Content Management System has a complex backend that allows administrators to manage their content more effectively. The Article Manager is an integral part of the Joomla backend since it manages all the Articles displayed on the site. It also hosts the Content Manager, Category Manager, and Featured Articles Manager. The Article Manager options is also where you can globally change article display options. See below all my tips on how to use the Joomla Article Manager.

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 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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Joomla 3 Tutorial – How to Really Delete an Article in Article Manager

by Elaine August 12, 2013

Joomla 3 Tutorial to show you how to delete an article in the Article Manager.  It’s very easy to click on the delete button in the Article Manager, but did you know it’s not really gone?  By trashing it in the Article Manager, you just changed the status of the article from ‘Published’ to ‘Trashed’. […]

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Joomla 3 Tutorial – How to Create Nested Article Categories

by Elaine July 27, 2013

Creating nested article categories is very simple.  In my last tutorial here, I showed you how to create parent article categories, so it’s pretty much the same thing.  Except this time, you will select a parent category instead of no parent.  The nested article category will be a child of the parent category.  So if […]

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Joomla 3 Tutorial – How to Create a New Article Category in Category Manager

by Elaine July 26, 2013

Every article you create in Joomla 3 must be assigned to a category.  If you don’t have a category created, you will not be able to publish your new article.  So if this is a new installation of Joomla, you should first create a category before you create an article.  You can also nest your […]

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Joomla 3.0 Tutorial – How to Change Number of Articles Displayed on the Frontpage

by Elaine July 15, 2013

You can change the number of articles displayed on the frontpage of your Joomla 3.0 website.  If your main menu, home page menu type is featured or a blog, this setting can be change in the Article Options Global Settings.  Changing the value in the global settings will change all number of articles that are […]

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Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial – How to Hide Article Voting

by Elaine May 25, 2013

Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial on How to Hide the Article Voting in Articles in your website.  As you can see from my screenshot below, my site currently displays the article voting.  The 5 dots are what was voted for the article.  I want to hide the Article Voting.  Below are steps on how I hid the […]

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Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial – How to Make Featured Article Sticky

by Elaine May 21, 2013

Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial – Easily make featured articles sticky in Joomla 3.1.1.  You can edit the numbering in the ordering in the featured articles section to make articles always stay at the top.  You can just change the ordering number to a negative number and the proceeding number automatically changes to order accordingly.  See my […]

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Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial – Hide Article Tags in Article

by Elaine May 17, 2013

Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial – You can choose to hide or show the Article Tags in the Articles.  Currently my articles are defaulted to display my Article Tags.  You can easily change the setting in the Article Manager Options or in the Article itself to change the viewing option individually.  If you change it at the […]

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Joomla 3.1.1 Articles can Add Article Tags like WordPress

by Elaine May 17, 2013

After upgrading to Joomla 3.1.1, I’m starting to notice some New Features.  One observation I’ve made is that in the articles, you can add tags.  It’s similar to Wordpress where you can add tags as well to your posts.  When you view the article from the frontend you can see the tags as well. In […]

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