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I am displaying several items in my homepage, which are grouped in a category. Let's say I have displayed several cars in my homepage, all of them are in the category 'Cars'. I have a menu item called 'Cars' which is displaying all items inside this category.

Now the problem is when I click any item (car) it displays in my homepage, instead of displaying in my current menu 'Cars'.

I am using K2, and for my menu item Cars I have it to display K2 » Latest items from (one or more) users or categories where I selected Category 'Cars'.

Why is it displaying my items in my homepage when I click any Car Item?

Best regards.

marked as duplicate by FFrewin, Anibal, GDP, johanpw, Sahil Purav May 22 '15 at 9:45

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    Check this Q/A, maybe it will help: Why does Category View use Home Page Itemid when displaying the articles? – FFrewin May 18 '15 at 8:24
  • See if the answer of that question works for you. If yes, then this question should be considered a duplicate of that question. – FFrewin May 18 '15 at 8:30
  • Not a K2 expert, but that is not a "category menu item", it is a "latest items menu item". That is not good enough. As Lanah says in his answer you will have to create an actual category view menu item. – Ville Niemi May 18 '15 at 11:13
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Lets start with menu, create this secondary menu:

1. Cars - display k2 category.
    a. Car 1 - display k2 article
    b. Car 2 - display k2 article.

and on your homepage create alias for 1. Cars - display k2 category..

You end up with example.com/cars/super-car-one link to your single article.

regards.

  • I don't get it, so you mean I have to create a sub-menu for each item I have? – azhpo May 14 '15 at 8:24
  • if you don't create sub menu for every item you will get link like: example.com/cars/1-alias that's all. I'm preferring aliases for all my static content, but if you got dynamic content ( articles are added often ) just create alias for category. – Lanah May 14 '15 at 8:53

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