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Since the beginning of Joomla you could tile your articles in either Vertical or Horizontal ordering.  You create a menu for any type of article you want to display, whether it be in Category Blog or Category List layout.  So these settings will be changed in your Menu Manager.  I will use the frontpage featured […]

Joomla 1.6 Help – Trying to change the featured article settings to show 2 columns instead of 3 and the number of articles to show 10 instead of only 4.  I went to the normal place of featured article settings but the frontpage layout still did not change.  It was very puzzling.  What I did […]

Joomla 1.6 Help – How to Hide Previous/Next link for Articles

by Elaine June 9, 2011

Joomla 1.6 Help – There are 2 places where you see the navigational links – next and previous.  You can see them at the menu level and at the article level.  In this post I will show you how to remove the next/previous navigation links from your articles.  This is easily accomplished in your Article […]

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Joomla 1.6 Tips – How to Make an Article Sticky on the Frontpage

by Elaine June 8, 2011

Articles that are assigned to the frontpage as featured articles gradually move down as newer featured articles are added to your Joomla 1.6 website.  If you want an article remain at the top of your website and to never move down no matter the number of newer featured articles, you can make these articles “Sticky”.  […]

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Joomla Tips – Featured Articles Are Reordering After Edit

by Elaine April 6, 2011

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 […]

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Joomla 1.6 – What are Featured Articles?

by Elaine March 24, 2011

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 […]

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Joomla 1.6 – Add More Featured Articles on the Frontpage

by Elaine February 17, 2011

If you are working with a new installation of Joomla 1.6, you must be wondering how to change the number of featured articles showing up on the frontpage.  You have more than 10 featured articles published but only 4 of them show up on the front homepage of your Joomla 1.6 website.  Do you want […]

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Joomla 1.6 – How to Make a Featured Article

by Elaine February 16, 2011

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 […]

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Joomla 1.6 – Change Order of Featured Articles

by Elaine February 16, 2011

Now that I found where the features articles are, how can I change the ordering of the articles showing up on the front page?  This was easily done in Joomla 1.5.  There were arrows where you could manually slide the articles up and down the page.  You could also change the ordering by changing the […]

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Joomla 1.6 – Where is the Frontpage Manager?

by Elaine February 16, 2011

The frontpage manager was a key ingredient in the design of a Joomla site because it managed what articles were shown on the front page.   In Joomla 1.5, you were used to seeing the frontpage manager under ‘Content’,’frontpage Manager’, but guess what, it’s not there anymore.   Yes, I am stating the obvious.   So, where did […]

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Joomla 1.5 – Previous / Next Navigation Buttons

by Elaine October 7, 2010

Up on the topic of customizing your Joomla site you might have the question of how to show or hide the next and previous navigation buttons.  There are 2 locations where you can see the next and previous navigation buttons on your Joomla page and that is your menu pages and your article pages.    Joomla […]

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