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Questions tagged [menu-item]

In Joomla! Menu Items are used as part of a menu, to create pages, that load a pre-defined type of content determined by the Menu Item Type. Those pages will be accessible by a static URL (menu-item alias), that we can specify while creating the menu item. Menu Items also hold layout and ...

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Link to article with anchor

I have following site structure, 2 big anchored articles: Frontpage, url=/, menu item type=article About Us, url=index.html#about-us Contacts, url=index.html#contacts Article1, url=articles.html#...
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Has anyone tried setting homepage access level to registered?

I tried this on many of my websites, most of them are getting "redirect you too many times" error, and I compare server settings of those that work and don't, but couldn't find any major difference ...
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Why sometimes a component's pages are pointing to a non-existing menu item id?

I am using Jomsocial(COM_COMMUNITY) to build a social network system. According to their documentation, , all jomsocial pages are using a same itemid. But on my site, this item id doesn't exist in the ...
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Joomla's homepage content displayed instead of the article page

I'm starting a new Joomla 3. x template and I'm finishing the front page index.php, now the problem is when I go to an article the same page is appears (the front-page) how can I create a custom page ...
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Virtuemart active menu for subcategory

I am using Virtuemart for a webshop and I have created subcategories. I have two menu items: Shop (gets all of the products without filtering) Subcategory (gets all of the products from 1 ...
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Change default page link

It is necessary to change the link in the main page menu with site.com on site.com/#wrapper. How can this be implemented? I tried to create an unpublished menu item, and make it main, but nothing ...
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Hiding a Menu item with PHP in Sourcer in Joomla 3.8.1

I have a menu Item, and I added a custom css class so I could modify it like so: In Firefox's F12 developer tool, when I look up testphpmenuclass I find it just fine here: So I create a Custom ...
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How to display submenus in customized Joomla menu?

I want add schema in my Joomla menu. My code: $menu = JFactory::getApplication()->getMenu(); // Get menu items - array with menu items $items = $menu->getItems('menutype', 'mainmenu'); //...
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Add custom text to a contact list

I am Using Joomla 3.8. I added some contacts to the system and a menu. The menu contains a menu entry "Contacts" that lists all of the contacts of a certain category. This all works fine and was easy ...
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How is the relationship between template styles and menus stored in Joomla 3.x?

I'm working on a tool that imports content for a new language. As part of that process, I'm creating a copy of a template style specific to the new language. After making a copy of the template style ...
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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 ...
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Adding a menu item to the users menu in admin

In "administrator/components/com_users/helpers/users.php" I added a custom menu item and it will appear on the users section in the admin. JHtmlSidebar::addEntry( JText::_('...
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Inactive control panel buttons

I moved my site to the other host and got a troubles in administration panel. Top menu is inactive, any button does not work. The other problem - I can not update my version 3.8.6 to 3.8.7. The ...
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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 as follows: https://www....
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Why does one menu item have a Hidden tag?

One of my menu items has a hidden tag on it. I don't recall seeing a setting or field for that. The menu item shows up on the site as expected. Why is it there and how might I have inadvertently ...
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How to link article to specific menu item?

I have two menu items, for example Menu1 and Menu2. Both are a Category Blog for same category Cat1, but Menu1 has some specified tags. Of course, some articles are present on both pages, and all url'...
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different category blog/list layouts depending on menu item

I need to have different category blog, or list, layouts according to the menu item selected. If it was different for all the menu items I could do a override, but how can I have different layouts for ...
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Navigation link to div id does not behave correctly

What I'm doing I am currently working on my Menu. I have one Menu-Item which links to a <div> that I have given an <div id="foo"> I link to this id by using the external url option with ...
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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" ...
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For menu item other than article - won't show page header H1

When I have menu items (other than articles) and Page Display -> Show Page Heading = YES Page Display -> Page Heading = BlaBlaBla.... I do not see any Page Header. This works only if the ...
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Display a menu item with Login requirement

I have made a Menu item and set its type to a 'Single Article'. I want that menu item to be displayed publically but login after clicking it to enter that article. When I have set the access level to ...
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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" ...
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Different menu modules in different views of the same component from a single menu item

I wrote a component with two views, the main one is a listing (which I set as the home page i.e. https://example.com/ ) the other a detail page (which is only accessible through the main view i.e. ...
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Unpublished menu item changes do not appear on the front end, while all other changes do!

In admin, I click on option "Menu" and unpublish a menu item, I get the message "successfully unpublished." The little red dot appears to the left of the item title. Clicking on the menu title in the ...
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Joomla 3.8.1 Neither Alternative Menu Item Nor Layout Reflects on Front End

Within mytemplate, I created an alternative menu and an alternative layout for the com_content articles view, and neither reflects on the front end. For com_content, in my template, I created the ...
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Active menu items on page scroll with fullpage.js

I'm using fullpage.js with joomla 3.7.5. I try to put class active on my menu item, when I scroll to the specific section. According to the docs, to let fullPage.js know about the menu, I need to ...
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Creating a module/component that can be attached to a menu item with the Menu Item Type selector

I can create a component/module to fill main page area. I can even embed that in an article, and have that article attached to a Menu Item with the Menu Manager. However, I want my component to ...
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http://notifications.newsdoses.com/ I want to change the main color on hover

http://notifications.newsdoses.com/ I want to change the main color on hover from green to orange. I'm using jd _Atlanta template. Please help! I tried but unable to do that. ps latest joomla version.
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Bootstrap 3 Navbar Dropdown Issue

New to Joomla. I am building a Joomla website with Bootstrap 3 and it is working good so far. I have a navigation menu where the items are a dropdown and I don't want them to redirect on click but ...
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Decorate Menu Option

I have a component that adds a menu option ("Connect Daily Calendar") to the Joomla Components menu. What I would like to do is under certain circumstances "decorate" the menu option's text. For ...
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Is there an event for saving a menu item?

I'm trying to create a plugin that fires when a menu item is saved, but I'm having trouble finding an event to listen to. Sor far I have function onContentAfterSave() { ...
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Set Prefered Template with parent:display()?

I have a site that uses 2 template styles for 2 different domain names running on the same Joomla installation. (Both have the same root template.) I'm creating a custom component and a specific task ...
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Article appears even outside given path

I've recently come across some strange behaviour of my Joomla 3.6.5 installation. I've noticed that (with SEF on) any article preceded by its ID is displayed if called directly by its URL, and not ...
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Tagged items listing layout after clicking on a tag is displayed on homepage

I have installed a Cloud Tags module to display most used tags on my site. I would expect that when clicking on any of the Tags on the module, to see a page with a list layout that will show all ...
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Menus - child of text separator item type to NOT be a 'child' in the URL

I want to create a sub menu, where the parent item is text only (not a link). I've done so by making the parent item a text separator type menu item and making sub-menu items by selecting it as the ...
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Cannot find featured articles on Joomla Backend

I'm new at this, any help is appreciated! I cannot find the main page content on the backend of Joomla. I went into Edit Menu Items learned the menu type is Featured Articles, but when I search ...
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Using same menu item in multiple menus

I have 3 navigation menus on my website. The first menu contains 8 menu items. The second and third contain the same menu items but split with 4 on the left and 4 on the right. Is there any way to ...
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how can i config Menu Type: Category Articles

I bought a theme for my joomla webpage "joomla 3.6.5". This template uses very handy feature: all articles belonging to a category displayed vertical in a row with an navigation button at the bottom ...
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Module Removed The New Window Option of Link

I am using a SJ Flat menu module and some of my menu items have the Target windows set to New window with navigation. Unfortunately, the module removed that attribute and it has a new declaration of ...
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Duplicate Menu Item Alias in Joomla 3.6.5

We upgraded our Joomla sites from 3.4.8 to 3.6.5 a while ago and it looks like the default behavior on how the alias for Menu Item Type [Menu Item Alias] is generated has changed. And this is either a ...
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Problem with anchor links (T3 Framework)

I am using this javascript for smooth scroll to the desired item on the main page. https://github.com/kswedberg/jquery-smooth-scroll I can not solve 2 problems: Two menu (Menu Item Type: External ...
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Menu item adding 'Clients/' to url

After the joomla update the menu item seems to be broken. In every url I see websitename.com/Clients/menualias rather than websitename.com/menualias However, I resolved the issue by clicking ...
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Home page layout is used for content instead of the default layout

I am setting up a new site with Joomla 3.6 (with Gantry 5 and Hydrogen template). There are two template styles, one is default and the other is assigned only to the home page menu item (it has a ...
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The first menu item(s) redirect to HOME (index.php)

The first menu-item(s) keep redirecting to HOME instead of the article it is supposed to link to. If I copy the menu item and move it to the end of the menu list, it works ok and displays the right ...
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the menu item “home” is not taking “active class”

I am using helix3 template, the menu item "home" is not taking "active class" when I'm on the home page or when I click on it although the other menu items are working fine, i want it to take the ...
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External link menu item with tell or callto

I want to have a menu item in joomla-3x so that when a user taps on it, automatically opens the Phone dial app on smart phones. I found the following structure on stackoverflow.com: <a href="tel:...
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How to Remove Duplicate Joomla Update Menu Item?

While updating to Joomla 3.6.2, Joomla thoughtfully installed a second but unwanted menu item into the Components menu. Both show the same URL for link. Is there any way to remedy this?
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How to add submenus to a menu?

My main menu is: Home | Software | Contact I have two K2 items in 'Software' category: Soft1 and Soft2. I want to make the Soft1 and Soft2 appear as submenus in the 'Software' menu. The Software ...
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K2: Call To A Member Function Get() On Null

I want to create a page where visitors can submit an article from frontend in K2. But when I create a menu item with type as item edit form in K2, it throws an error in frontend. The whole website ...
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How to make a menu item (menu link) invisible in a footer menu?

I want to know how to make a menu item (menu link) in a footer menu invisible? You can see it on a print screen I'm attaching to this question. A red arrow and red underlining show which link I'm ...