2022 Developer Survey is open! Take survey.

Questions tagged [menu]

In Joomla!, a Menu is a set of menu items used for website navigation. Each menu item defines an URL to a page on your site, and settings that control the contents(articles, category(ies) lists, tagged items, etc.) and style(module(s), layout) of that page.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
16 views

Joomla 4 Administrator Sidebar Collapsible Menu Style in the Front End

I would like to create a Sidebar Menu style in the Front End of a Joomla 4 site that looks, feels and behaves similarly to how the current left sidebar Menu of the back end is. Including the option of ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
12 views

Can I batch copy menu together with linked articles?

Copying a menu using batch processing is great for adding a new translation to Joomla. Is it also possible to copy the linked articles? The English menu is pointing to English content, and when ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
57 views

How can I give pages URLs with two layers of slashes in them?

I have a page at www.website.com/page51 with 0 layers of slash items in the URL (only the website and the page alias) and I want to make it have two layers of slash items, as in www.website.com/layer1/...
user avatar
  • 93
0 votes
1 answer
54 views

Selecting a menu type in a module

For module parameters - how to select the type of menu and link, how is it implemented in the administrative part, when creating a new menu? I will clarify. I need to insert a link into the url(text) ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
35 views

Joomla Menu image not displaying

Joomla menu image is not displaying on website. I believe I have it configured correctly but is not displaying. Here is my configuration: Here is what is displayed on the website: Here is what I'm ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
18 views

Pick and choose what categories are added to a menu in a categorylist

I am trying to create a menu in Joomla and want to pick and choose what categories are added in my categorylist menu. Now I can pick a parent category and it will list all sub categories, but what if ...
user avatar
  • 129
0 votes
1 answer
30 views

CSS position: absolute doesn't display correctly on Amazon Fire tablet

I have a Joomla 3.9x website with a custom responsive menu. Each menu item in the top level has a pseudo ::before element displaying icons from a custom font. If the item is a menu separator, then the ...
user avatar
  • 161
0 votes
0 answers
17 views

Append custom menu items to a fixed menu

Our product has a fixed set of menu items. I would like my users to be able to add items to the (main) menu, but I do not want them to change our fixed menu. eg. fixed menu Home MyCoMenu1 MyCoMenu2 ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
35 views

Will deleting a menu option delete the page that it links to?

I have inherited our Bowling centre's website from my previous manager and have found quite a mess of various menus which we do not need any more. These menus refer to the annual tournament we ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
130 views

Navbar: prevent two lines on smaller screens

I am using the Flex template and SPPage builder for my Joomla site. I have one annoying problem: When I resize the window to less than 1200 px, the navbar switches to two lines (e.g. iPad Pro ...
user avatar
  • 121
0 votes
1 answer
33 views

Find Menu Item through Article Item?

I'm wondering if there's a way to see which Menu Item is associated with an Article. I know this is easy from the Menu Item -> Article view, since Articles are assigned in Menu Items. If I'm in an ...
user avatar
  • 1
2 votes
1 answer
34 views

Menu Specifically For Super Users

Joomla 3.9.20 I allow users to register on my website, they automatically go into a group called 'Training', their parent group is Registered, see below; - Registered -- Training I have created a '...
user avatar
  • 3,491
1 vote
1 answer
217 views

Joomla 3.9 Child Sub Menu Not Showing

I am using a custom Joomla template called 'Portent' built by Joomlanauts -- a @SethWarburton creation. The issue which I am facing is that the Sub-menu under my Child menu items are not showing for ...
user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
2 answers
37 views

Is it possible to change the parent of a menu item at certain widths?

I have a horizontal main menu in which the last item is a dropdown containing further items. Is it possible, as the screen width is reduced, to move items from the horizontal menu into the dropdown? ...
user avatar
  • 123
0 votes
0 answers
45 views

Joomla blank page after migration?

I have Joomla 3.3.1 version After migrating the web site to another host (with IIS server) I had a problem with blank pages when I click on a menu The home page is displayed well, the problem is just ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
40 views

No "Apply" button when attempting to duplicate an administrator menu

I tried to duplicate an administrator menu, but this is not possible due to a missing "apply" button. Is there any settings or circumstances where this can happen? I recorded a little gif to ...
user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
1 answer
26 views

Confusion between links menu types and categories

I'm facing an issue with Joomla 3.9.16. I have created many categories, with sub-categories ; here is my organisation : I created corresponding menus and sub-menus to be able to put some modules ...
user avatar
  • 113
1 vote
2 answers
139 views

Unwanted transform translate3d effect in menu

My (J3.9.16) website has a horizontally aligned mainmenu for larger screens. It works fine on my iPad. If I tap on a parent item the child dropdown menu is displayed and if I tap the parent again, ...
user avatar
  • 161
1 vote
1 answer
71 views

Define header CSS class if menu items have children

I am using two menu modules to display parent and children items in different locations in the website header. The simplified code below shows how it is written in index.php. I am needing to check to ...
user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
192 views

Count modules function in template not working correctly

I have a split navigation module defined in my custom template. It is set to display submenu items under the main navigation when the parent item is active. The module itself displays correctly, but ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
227 views

Get menu-meta_description from menu item

I need to add meta description inside a component page. That's what I tried: $menu = $app->getMenu(); // Load the JMenuSite Object $active = $menu->getActive(); // Load the Active Menu ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
32 views

Is there any way to put subcategories in a Joomla menu?

I've been trying to change the way my website works. Currently, I have a menu that displays categories, but now I want to also display subcategories in it. I know that I can display articles of that ...
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
19 views

Deleting obsolete menu types

While programming a Joomla extension, I experimented with Menu Types, however while editing/deleting/adding types in the default.xml it doesn't delete the previous ones. So while I only have 1 menu ...
user avatar
  • 21
1 vote
0 answers
125 views

How to enter relative (to current page) URL as a menu item?

I would like to be able to enter relative URLs (relative to the current page URL). I've tried the menu type URL (nested within System Links) but when I enter e.g. first it becomes /first and when I ...
user avatar
  • 243
0 votes
1 answer
97 views

Mobile off canvas menu not working

I'm having difficulty getting the off canvas menu to work on a mobile view. I am using a LT Social theme template, my web address is gracegarton.com.au I had it working a week ago, but went to tweak ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
371 views

Joomla 3.9: Menu item set to Separator is not clickable to reveal sub-menu items

I am building a website in Joomla, and I'm trying to make a menu in which some menu items should not have any article associated with it; clicking on them should only reveal the sub-menu items, but ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
63 views

Trigger switch from main menu bar to offcanvas menu when main menu would break in two lines?

I have a website in three languages, so the main menu doesn't take the same space for all the languages. Because of that, the main menu gets broken up into two lines when the words in the main menu ...
user avatar
  • 105
0 votes
1 answer
135 views

How to customize amount of columns in Joomla megamenu?

My website has a mega menu dropdown in the main menu which shows up nicely, but the problem is that I had to choose the design for six columns to be able to implement my five desired columns in the ...
user avatar
  • 105
1 vote
0 answers
30 views

Make Search bar dynamically appear at top of body

One of our clients would like to have a search icon in their Main menu, which when clicked causes a search bar to appear at the top of the website's body. An example of this behaviour is at https://...
user avatar
  • 299
2 votes
0 answers
27 views

Selecting the correct menu entry in a self written component

I have the following problem/setup: I develop a custom component in Joomla that has multiple views. The views should have links to each other. If I enable SEF in the global configuration, the links in ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
37 views

"Temporarily Unavailable" message when a menu alias contains "contact"

One of the websites we manage, http://wesleyunited.ca , recently started having a problem with menu aliases containing "contact" as a substring: clicking the menu just brings up an empty page that ...
user avatar
  • 299
2 votes
3 answers
58 views

How to have article page use a template other than the one of its category?

Let's say I already have a menu_item_A set as a "category blog" page of category myblog, and the template associated with it is templateA. When I go to this page and click one of the articles, if ...
user avatar
  • 1,369
0 votes
1 answer
201 views

Disabling Menu Recovery Mode for user groups

I'm actually trying to get two administration level for my Joomla Website. The first is the standard Super User with the standard admin menu The second is a "Communication Admin" with only some items ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
56 views

Article URL in Blog format adds suffix to menu separator

Main navigation items are separators and all active navigation are sub-level menu items. The Main menu works perfectly but, say, navigating to the blog all the active title links add a "-2" suffix to ...
user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
1 answer
44 views

Why is my JOOMLART UBER navigation menu displayed incorrectly on iPad in landscape mode?

The navigation menu on all devices tested works as expected in portrait and in landscape mode, except on one of our iPads. This issue can be observed with an older iPad. With the newer ones, or with ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
2 answers
143 views

Category blog on homepage: how to open detail article as part of a different menu item?

Following scenario: i published 2 separate main menu items: "Home" & "News" for "home": i got a category blog published as homepage menu item showing the latest 3 articles tagged as category "...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
79 views

IceMegaMenu dropdown on mobile

I am using iceMegaMenu and dropdown menu features. I have a one dropdown, which is working fine, but I have a problem with displaying it on mobile phones. It's by default expanded, but I want to ...
user avatar
  • 11
3 votes
2 answers
154 views

Can't access all administrator menus and menu labels have weird symbols

I am trying to migrate a Joomla website from server A to my server B. Everything seems to be working fine, except my administrator side / backend has the following issues: I am not able to access all ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
92 views

Gantry5 framework - Where are the core particles located?

I am trying to customize my Gantry5 Header and Menu. I searching for the menu particle but I can't find in my template. Where is the core menu particle located? Some extra info about what I am ...
user avatar
  • 13
0 votes
1 answer
445 views

"JRoute::_" generating two different urls for same link

So I have this weird problem. I am calling JRoute::_('index.php?option=com_example&view=foo&layout=bar') ..from two different view-layouts. And Joomla! is generating different SEF-URL ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
53 views

Joomla menu item has "com-akeeba" embedded in the url

I am adding a new menu item to my Joomla 2.5 site (can't upgrade to Joomla! 3 due to old version of PHP). I am adding the menu item "Download" at the top level of the main menu. The url ends up being ...
user avatar
  • 133
2 votes
2 answers
1k views

How to remove menu parent from url?

The Joomla menu system includes the menu's parent name in the URL structure for sub-menu items as follows: https://www.mysite.com/parent/page I'd like to remove the parent directory from the url as ...
user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
46 views

Trying to locate a menu file that is not into the Menus Manager

I am trying to locate a Menu that is not located in the Menu Manager. The website is: http://wholechild.it The menu I am trying to locate is the ABOUT US. It doesn't seem to be created same as the ...
user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
3k views

How do I override mod_menu and add classes to child li-elements?

For a website, I use the stylesheet theme.css in my default template where the menu style is defined in classes like .dropdown-menu and so on. My question is now: How do I apply those classes to my ...
user avatar
  • 3
0 votes
0 answers
99 views

How to create a vertical indented menu?

I've been asked to create a sub-navigation page which would list all the links which are in a products page sections menu. The display needs to look like this: Product Section 1 sub-1 sub-2 ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
169 views

unwanted categories and pages shown on the website

pages like this open in my site and won't throw 404 page: > https://www.farafan-market.ir/component/content/article?id=242: > https://www.farafan-market.ir/component/content/category/175-other ...
user avatar
  • 641
0 votes
1 answer
717 views

How do I add custom HTML into a menu?

How do I add custom HTML into a menu? I wish to add this code as a menu item. <form action="/your-server-side-code" method="POST"> <script src="https://checkout.stripe.com/checkout.js" ...
user avatar
  • 293
3 votes
2 answers
816 views

How do I set the Home menu item to a URL like /?

I have Joomla behind a reverse proxy. I want the Home menu item to point to /, not the fully qualified domain name that it is running on. How do I do that? I tried changing the Home "Menu Item Type" ...
user avatar
  • 293
2 votes
2 answers
393 views

How to get the actual title of a Menu Type object?

The SiteMenu Class does not provide any method for getting the menu title column from table *_menu_types. However that field is editable in the admin section (com_menus section, field 'title'). Is ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Joomla home page menu item doesn't get the "active" class

I have googled a lot about my problem and I didn't find a solution. I'm creating a website using Joomla that supports English and Dutch languages. I followed online tutorials and I created 2 menus (...
user avatar
  • 207