How to Joomla!
In Joomla!, Menus and Menu Items provide the overall structure for the site. One Menu normally contains multiple Menu Items. Each Menu Item loads a pre-defined type of page determined by the Menu Item Type.
The following tutorial will show you how to create a new Menu Item that points to the article. Based on this information you will be able to add a new menu item to any of your defined menus pointing to any article you have previously created for your site.
Joomla! allows you to create many menu, each menu is a group that contains many menu item. The menu will be displayed on the front page through the module menu. By default Joomla! already have a menu called Main Menu, you can use this menu or create other menus.
When you saved a Menu Item, this will save the new item and place it as the last element (or sub-element, in case of sub-menu items) in the menu. You can use the green arrows in the Order column to change the item position within the menu.
Joomla! 1.7 is a new version of Joomla! with many changes and improvements. With Joomla 1.7 the user community placed a large emphasis on making the CMS installation process as simple as possible and new versions more frequent.
In Joomla!, submenus can be shown either as one menu with two or more levels or as completely separate menu modules. To show how to do this, we will step through creating a two-level menu and then see how to show it either as one large menu or as separate parent and child menus.
This template has been designed for Joomla! 1.5 and VirtueMart 1.1.x with online shopping cart and discounted products functionality. This template is nice, simple, lightweight and suitable for the sites that sell discounted products.
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The following is based on Joomla version 1.5.x. If you notice something has changed, let us know so we can update this article. Also, we will only be covering the most important files and folders in this article. If you believe we missed an important one, let us know so we can cover it.