After you publish articles on yourwebsite they get saved in their Article Categories and never show up on the of your website. If you want articles to show up on your /homepage you have to make them ‘ ’. With your 1.6 website you can manage the articles that show on the front page with the Featured . The articles that you display on the are called Featured Articles.
How to access your1.6 Featured Articles:
In previous version to access your featured articles you would use themanager. Now in 1.6 they changed this to be the Featured . To access this – go to:
1. Login to your Joomla 1.6 administrator backend.
2. Click on ‘Content’, ‘Featured Articles’
How to Customize Your Featured Articles:
You can customize the layout of how you want to show Featured articles on your Joomla 1.6 website. You can display them in multiple columns, show them just as title links, show excerpts of your featured article, or choose none or all of the above. You can also sort your featured articles. You can choose to sort your featured articles by category, article, or date published.
3. Follow steps 1, 2.
4. Click on the ‘Options’ button on the right.
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