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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Joomla menu module - display levels in separate panels

I'm trying to make a Joomla menu module to behave like the menu from this site: http://wachtel.de/backoefen/etagenoefen.html. What's important is that every menu level is displayed in single panel - ...
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How to change main menu appearance?

I am new to joomla, so I try to develop a multilingual site. Everything seems to work fine except that I messed something and in my English home page the navigation menu is in a drop down menu while ...
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New menu changes article URL

So, the problem is simple: I have a front page with featured articles blog with articles of different categories, let's say "Cat1", "Cat2", etc... (Cat1 has ID=9) SEF is on. An article with ID=99 has ...
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Creating a different kind of frontpage

i'm a beginner at joomla and i got a question. I want to make my website's home page empty with only 3 big buttons, those buttons would lead to different categories of the website, how could i do that?...
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Create new page in Joomla or add some text to existing page [closed]

Please visit this link: in footer you can see "online payment", If I click on "online payment", it should go to some page, means if I click on "online payment", it should open some page with some text....
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How to link entire article content as menu

How to link entire article content (including text, paragraph, etc.) as menu in Joomla. Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks in Advance Entire above block I want as menu Thanks
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Hiding and showing fields based on menu item

I have a module with a few text input fields. For example: menu a menu b I also have two menu types, each for different sections of the site. Is it possible based on which menu type the module is ...
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Menu item without link

I often create a menu item with no link (like a not-clickable menu item with a dropdown menu), but in the "System Links" tab, there are several options that look similar. What's the difference ...
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Default menu item for articles

How do I assign a default menu for all articles ? For example, I could create a hidden menu (like "Single Article" but actually not for any single article) and use its Itemid at the end of each ...
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How can I prevent a particular view in my Component from being available as a menu item?

My component has a number of views that can/should only be used from within the component, and never appear on the list of Menu Item Types to be added to a menu. To prevent confusion, how does one ...
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How to set up a menu icon in Joomla 3?

I'm following a tutorial for adding a menu icon (2.5) to the backend. That didn't work. So I tried this (3.x): http://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:Developing_a_MVC_Component/Adding_decorations_to_the_backend#...
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Menu Item Aliases stopped working Joomla 3.3.3

I recently upgraded my site from Joomla 3.3.1 to Joomla 3.3.3. When I did this the menu items in my footer that were aliases of other menu items stopped working. The only one that still works points ...
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Custom menu get title of the active menu's parent item

I can get the title of the active menu using $menu = &Jsite::getMenu(); $menuname = $menu->getActive()->title; But how can I access it's parent title?
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How does the Administrator main menu come up with menu item text?

I had to change the text on an Administrator menu item, and found that some of the menu items yse the title, others use the alias. One used a language string in the title column, and it works, but ...
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Undefined index: view with external url menu

I am using Joomla 3.3.1 with SEO links on, and after changing a menu type to external menu (which points to a PDF), I am getting the following PHP notice: PHP Notice: Undefined index: view in /...
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Joomla! working Dropdown menu on Touch device or, Non-clickable menu header with published content

I am making a Joomla! site with 3 level 1 menus that break down into multiple submenus. The site works wonderfully on Desktop as the sub-menus appear on hover. On touch devices though, i am not ...
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Adding a numerical value to each submenu in Joomla

<?php /** * @package Joomla.Site * @subpackage mod_menu * * @copyright Copyright (C) 2005 - 2014 Open Source Matters, Inc. All rights reserved. * @license GNU General Public License ...
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How can I style the current Joomla menu item when using menu item alias as the menu item type in Joomla 2.5?

BACKGROUND I’m unable to style the current active menu item in Joomla 2.5. After much research and stuffing around it turns out that my problem is due to the fact that I am using a menu item type of “...
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Understanding CSS classes applied to menus: “deeper” and “parent”

I'm trying to understand the difference between the "deeper" and "parent" class names applied to parent li elements in a default Joomla 2.5 menu. They always seem to be applied together? It is always "...
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Override a component view for a specific menu item

How can I override the component view for a specific menu item? For a global overwrite I can use template/html/com_xxx/. But how can I do it only for a specific menu item? Example : Joomla! has a ...

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