Joomla menu manager

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – How to Show Only Modules On the frontpage of Joomla 1.7. The default installation of Joomla 1.7 displays featured articles in the “mainbody” section of the frontpage.  These articles are managed by the ‘featured articles’ Manager in the Article/Content Manager.   But what if you only want to show modules in […]

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – How to Change your Default Menu Item

by Elaine November 5, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Tutorials- This post is in response to a comment left on my site by Abhijit.  Your default main menu item is the ‘Home’ Menu item.  This menu item by default displays all featured articles on your website.  If you want to change your default main menu item, it is very simple.  This is […]

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Joomla 1.7 Help – How to Display the Article Publish Date

by Elaine September 8, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Help – Article Publish Date is not Showing Even though Changed Article Settings There are 3 places where you can customize the display of the Article Details to show such information as the Category name, Author Name, Create Date, Modify Date, Publish Date, Voting, Print Icon, Email Icon, Number of Hits, and more.  […]

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Joomla 1.7 – How to Use Images as Menu Items Instead of Text

by Elaine September 5, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – How to replace text in the menu item with images. In this tutorial, you will learn how to insert an image as a menu item instead of text.  You can easily accomplish this using the Menu Manager Menu Items and do not need to install any 3rd party Joomla 1.7 Components […]

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Joomla 1.7 – Why I cannot see the ‘Add Menu Title’ in the Menu Item

by Elaine September 5, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Help – Where is the setting for ‘Add Menu Title’ in the Menu Item Menu Manager I was preparing the next post to show how to replace a menu item with an image instead of text and I couldn’t figure out where the ‘Add Menu Title’ option was.  If I just inserted the […]

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Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – How to Link to Sub Menus to Article Categories

by Elaine August 24, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Help – Create Sub/Menus to link to Article Categories The Module Manager is used to control what is displayed on your website.  The Menus, Article Manager and Components defines how the data is organized, changed or created in the backend.   A Menu can have many sub menus, a Menu cannot be displayed if […]

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Joomla Error – Save failed with the following error: JTableMenu: _getNode Failed

by Elaine August 6, 2011

Joomla Error message when upgrading from Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 1.6 with Jupgrade. Upgrading your Joomla version is the most dreaded part of maintaining a Joomla website.  There are always problems when it comes to upgrading your version.  That’s why I would recommend using a component to assist in the data migration.  Using Jupgrade is […]

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How to add a ‘Contact Us’ link to your Joomla 1.6 Website

by Elaine July 29, 2011

Joomla 1.6 Components – In the standard Joomla 1.6 and Joomla 1.7 installation there is no functionality to create a ‘Contact Us’ link.  You will need to install a Joomla extension to be able to receive feedback from your users.    I found a free Joomla component contact form that has tons of features and very easy […]

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Joomla 1.7 – Choose Categories in Featured Articles Menu Item

by Elaine July 24, 2011

There was a bug in the Menu Manager in Joomla 1.6 and now fixed in Joomla 1.7.   In Joomla 1.6 when you selected “featured articles” as the Menu Item Type, the option to select categories was not there.  The description of the “featured articles” menu type is: Show all featured articles from one or multiple […]

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Joomla 1.7 – Save Search Term in a Menu Item

by Elaine July 19, 2011

A New Feature available in Joomla 1.7 can be found in the Menu Manager when creating a new Menu Item.   When you create a Menu item – “List Search Results’, a required field is now the “Search Term”.    In the screenshot example below, I put ‘Project”.  So then when you click on this link in […]

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Joomla 1.7 – New Menu Manager Batch Processing

by Elaine July 17, 2011

Joomla 1.7 – Batch Processing Menu Items A  cool New Feature of Joomla 1.7 is in the Menu Manager.  At the bottom of the Menu Manager you can perform batch processing of menu items.  There is a new “Batch process the selected menu items” option below each Menu selection in the administrator panel. There are […]

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