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.

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Parent menu item not marked if sub menu item is active

As the title says, when one of sub menu items is active, parents of that item are not marked in any way. I'm using latest default Joomla and stock menu module without any overrides and mods. I ...
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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 ...
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Module: Show Category blog Fulltext in Module

Related Q/A: How to create a category blog layout with all articles shown in full? I have the same issue as the referenced article above. I want a category blog to show introtext and readme by ...
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“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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Mega menu solution for standart joomla menu module

I am working for mega menu solution width standart joomla menu module 3.x. here is my code <?php /** * @package Joomla.Site * @subpackage mod_menu * * @copyright Copyright (C) 2005 -...
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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 "...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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? ...
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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 ...
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How to create breadcrumbs based on menu structure

Breadcrumbs grabs the breadcrumb trail based on the content. This causes problems when a site has internal links being created via the editor to other articles that do not have menu items. eg: Home / ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to add separate admin menu for custom component

By default the custom component can be seen under 'Extensions' menu at admin side. But how can I create my own menu at the top near to 'Extensions' menu like 'My Component' and show sub menu links ...
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Can I close mobile menu on click for anchor links

I have this small Joomla project and I need help with the mobile menu. The anchor links just scroll but the menu doesn't close. Is there any script I can add to the index.php? I'm using Joomla3 3x. ...
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Backend component sidebar menu

In Joomla 4 I can add a backend menu for my component like so: <administration> <menu img="components/com_mycomp/assets/images/icon-16-mycomp.png">mycomp</menu> ...
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I want to hide a menu item to registered users

I want to hide a menu item to registered users, but when I use "Guest" access that item disappears! so no one can see it.
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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 ...
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How to create one page Joomla site? [duplicate]

what is the good way to create one page Joomla site? I just need one or two module for each menu item. So, that would be okay with one page site. I have a thought using external link as menu item, ...
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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 '...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to create page only with modules and no component?

In joomla, I need to link every page to a component view. How can I create a page with no component output on it? Example : On my home page I only want a module output. For this, I can link the home ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Link of menu items

It's me again, and I have the following issue: Some menu items are redirecting to 404, but only when I access my website through a cellphone, and they don't redirect if I I'm on the homepage. For ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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://...
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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 ...
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“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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 (...
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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 ...