Joomla 1.6 Help and Tutorials

Joomla 1.6 Tutorials, Help, Documentation and Tips and how to use Joomla to build your own website. Help on how to create clone websites using Joomla templates and more.

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 […]

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 […]

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 Extensions – JINC is a Free and Versatile Newsletter Component

by Elaine October 7, 2011
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This post is in response to Eddy’s comment about his Joomla 1.7 Newsletter component.   I’m not too sure which Newsletter component you have installed, but I was looking around for solutions to use when creating subscription or newsletters.  I came across this free Newsletter component which is compatible with Joomla 1.5, Joomla 1.6 and Joomla […]

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Joomla 1.7 Extensions – How to Hide Modules from Registered Users

by Elaine September 22, 2011

5 Easy Steps Joomla How to Hide Module from Users who are Logged in Here is a component that I found extremely helpful to hide modules/menus from users who were logged in.  This free Joomla 1.7 extension is called “MetaMod” and can be found at http://www.metamodpro.com.  I’ve used it extensively in my Joomla websites and […]

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Joomla 1.7 – 5 Easy Steps to Create Guest Only Access to Menus and Modules

by Elaine September 18, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial:  How to Display Modules for Guests only and Hide Once Logged In By default Registered users on your Joomla website can see all modules and menus that are assigned to the Access Level of Public and Registered.   So it becomes a little tricky if you want to show a subset of modules […]

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Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – How to Change Auto Logout Time

by Elaine September 16, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Help – 5 Easy Steps to Extend the Auto Log out Time in Joomla Modifying the auto logout time feature is one of the first settings I change when configuring my Joomla database.  The logout upon inactive activity setting is defaulted to 15 minutes, but often times it feels much shorter than that.   […]

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Joomla 1.7 Help – How to Customize Who’s Online Module

by Elaine September 16, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – How to customize the module “Who’s Online” text – “We have one guest and no members online” Joomla 1.7 module ‘Who’s Online” provides statistics on the number of guests visiting  and members logged into your site.  If your Joomla website does not utilize the user registration feature then latter part of […]

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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 Edit Template css files?

by Elaine September 6, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – Where is the “edit css” or “edit html” link in Joomla? To put the edit css template link here is the best hiding place ever.  I searched for about 30 minutes trying to find where Joomla hid the edit template css link.  Before in previous version it was sitting on the […]

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