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Joomla Tips – Featured Articles Are Reordering After Edit

There is a bug in Joomla 1.6.  The featured articles are defaulting to sort by ‘Modify Date’ even though ‘publish date’ is selected.   So everytime you edit a featured article that you published earlier on, it will now jump to the second position of your frontpage article list. For example:  If you have these articles… Continue reading Joomla Tips – Featured Articles Are Reordering After Edit

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Joomla 1.6 – What are Featured Articles?

What are Joomla 1.6 featured articles: After you publish articles on your Joomla 1.6 website they get saved in their Article Categories and never show up on the frontpage of your website.    If you want articles to show up on your frontpage/homepage you have to make them ‘featured articles’.     With your Joomla 1.6 website you… Continue reading Joomla 1.6 – What are Featured Articles?

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Joomla 1.6 – Duplicate Featured Articles Showing on Frontpage

My head was spinning after encountering this problem.   I was publishing multiple featured articles but for some reason they were duplicating on the frontpage.   The same article was showing up not only twice but articles tripled and was causing real problems on my Joomla 1.6 website.  I checked all the frontpage settings but nothing was… Continue reading Joomla 1.6 – Duplicate Featured Articles Showing on Frontpage

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Joomla 1.6 – How to Make a Featured Article

A featured article in Joomla 1.6 is simply an article that you want to highlight and show on your frontpage.  They are the first few articles that you want your visitors to see when they visit your Joomla 1.6 website.  featured articles are managed in your featured articles Article Manager.    Not all articles that you… Continue reading Joomla 1.6 – How to Make a Featured Article