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I am creating a new website (GoDaddy/Joomla 3.4). Menu pills are working (Home button is displayed and working).

What do I need to do to add additional menu pills (e.x. 'About Us', 'Contact Us')?

[I don't think this is critical data - I am using the 'protostar' template.]

  • One possible solution: with web-page visible, rt click on button and chose 'inspect element'. Go into host website, hunt around until I find matching filename, edit that file (adding 'pills'), saving file then reloading web-page. Slow, tedious - and not very user friendly. – Eric Johannson Jan 20 '16 at 22:18
  • Found an site answering the question "How to edit a Joomla 3 template": inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/joomla-3/edit-template. It helped locate the area in Joomla where template editing can occur. So far, have not found where it specifies the 'Home' button or the link that goes with it. – Eric Johannson Jan 20 '16 at 23:26
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After some digging around on the internet and finding nothing of any real help, decided to experiment on site - discovered solution by accident.

1) Create a new article (the content that will be tied to the new menu button). For me, this was going to an existing article, saving it as a copy and editing the copy - then changing the Title to what I wanted. 2) Similar to step 1, I went to menus, opened an existing menu item, saved as copy. Then I changed the Title, changed the article it was linked to, saved.

When I swapped tabs back to the wep-page and reloaded it (ctrl+f5), new menu button appeared...along with the link to take it to the new page. DONE

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