Joomla tutorials

In Joomla 3.0 you can add images to your menus.  I will show you how to add images to your Menu items in the Menu Manager.  I will create a new menu listing called ‘Fruit Top’ and under that menu I will create child menu items – Apples and Pears.  One menu item I will […]

Joomla 3.0 Tutorial on how to activate Joomla template that you installed.  This is also tutorial on how to change the default Joomla 3.0 site Template.  After you install a Joomla 3.0 Template you must activate it and set it as default before you will see it on your website.  I recently installed and activated […]

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 3.1.1 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 3.0 Tutorial – How to Wrap Text Around Images in Articles

by Elaine December 18, 2012

Joomla 3.0 Tutorial on How to insert images into articles and wrap text around theme.  You can easily do this by inserting an article that is aligned to the ‘Left’.  If you leave the Alignment option to be ‘Not Set’ the text will not wrap around the images.  Below I will show you how I […]

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Joomla 3.0 Tutorial – How to Add a Weblink Menu Item

by Elaine December 4, 2012
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Joomla 3.0 Tutorial – How to add a link to your Main menu to point your Weblinks.  This is an easy tutorial that will be accessing the Menu Manager.  You can create a menu item link to all your Weblinks or to a specific category in your weblinks.  In my example, I will create a […]

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Joomla 3.0 – How to Create a New Weblink

by Elaine December 3, 2012
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Joomla 3.0 Tutorial – How to Create a new Link in the Weblinks Manager.  This is a very easy tutorial on how to create a new link in your Joomla 3.0 website.  You will need to have a weblink category first.  All links must be assigned to a category.  If you want to change the […]

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How to Change Joomla 3.0 Weblinks Category Name

by Elaine December 3, 2012
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This is a very easy Joomla 3.0 tutorial on how to change your Weblinks Category Name.  The default category name is ‘uncategorised’.  We will change it to a different name in your Joomla 3.0 Administrator backend. Overview of how to change Joomla 3.0 Weblinks Category Name Go to Weblinks Manager in Component Manager Edit Category […]

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How to turn off the Joomla 3.0 Weblinks Hits Counter

by Elaine December 3, 2012
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Joomla 3.0 Tutorial – How to Turn off Click Count for links. In Joomla 3.0 you cannot reset any of the hit counts.  As you’ve already noticed, you cannot reset your Article Hits count, so why should it be any different when it comes to your Weblinks hits count?  The Weblinks click count is visible […]

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How to Reset Article Hits in Joomla 3.0 using phpMyAdmin

by Elaine December 1, 2012
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Joomla 3.0 Tutorial on how to Reset the article hits.   After I did a series of testing and opening articles, the hit count skyrocketed.  But how do I reset the hits counter back to zero when I want to make my website live? That’s the question I had when I wanted to promote my […]

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How to Activate Joomla 3.0 Smart Search

by Elaine November 30, 2012
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Joomla 3.0 Smart Search is that funky search feature like in Google.  As you type a search criteria into the Google search box, a list of keywords beginning with the letters you typed in automatically get populated in a drop down box.   Joomla 3.0 keeps an index of keywords from all your articles so […]

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Joomla 2.5.8 Tutorial – How to Change the Site Logo

by Elaine November 28, 2012

How to Change the Joomla 2.5.8 Logo on the front of your Joomla website is pretty easy.  The question is how to remove that blue box that says ‘We are Volunteers’?  I will address that question in another tutorial, and focus now on how to change the logo first.  You will change the Joomla 2.5.8 […]

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