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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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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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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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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Joomla and Make the menu more accessible

I am trying to make a Joomla menu more accessible. I am using Bootstrap 3 and letting Joomla generate the menu and dropdowns but I need to add ' data-toggle="dropdown" role="button" aria-haspopup="...
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How to add a Parent Item in the HIdden Menu Joomla 3.3

I'm creating a hidden menu item that will be located at ejgh.org/mammo (new landing page not yet published). I want this page to have the parent item/navigation of our "Cancer" menu that is in the ...
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How to Select K2 Category to Show When Creating Menu Item

Can anyone tell me how you select WHICH K2 category to show when assigning it to a new menu item? It gives you the option to show a list of items under a specific category, but no way to pick which ...
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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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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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Menu items not appearing when base item is 'current'

I might be missing something very basic here but this is really confusing me. I have the following Menu structure: |-Honda |-Honda|-Civic |-Honda|-Hybrid |-Honda|-Used I have a Menu Module called '...
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How does alias-parent-active get implemented?

I have 2 menus - one main menu and effectively an alias menu. Main Menu About Products Prod 1 Prod 2 etc Alias Menu Alias pointing to Prod 1 Alias pointing to Prod 2 There is no 'parent' item ...
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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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Get the number of menu elements? (Parents)

I want to write a new Joomla template. How can I obtain the number of parent elements in my menu? So far i tried this: $app = JFactory::getApplication(); $menu = $app->getMenu(); $menu_items = $...
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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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Hellix3 menu won't display horizontaly stays vertical

Hi guys I get have this issue with the helix menu and cant seem to straight it out. If I use ( nav-pills) then it takes a different style and looks bad, very bad.. Any ideas how to place the menu ...
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Create Numbered List of Tagged Articles

Using the built-in Joomla Tags, I have several menu items that are Tags > Compact list of tagged items. I'd like to have the list numbered on the front end- is there an easy way to do this? Possibly ...
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Link to article changes depending on module

I've created some article, and I've create a some custom modules with the list of articles (by using the +article button for adding a specific article to the custom module). In a page I've added an ...
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Joomla Menu shows Warning: str_repeat(): Second argument has to be greater than or equal to 0

Set up a new site in Joomla 3.6 My Joomla menu module always shows this error Warning: str_repeat(): Second argument has to be greater than or equal to 0 in public_html/libraries/cms/form/field/...
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How to Change Color When Tab Clicked

Can someone let me know to change the color of a tab when it is clicked. For example, in the attached image you can see that when I click on 'Create a Security Policy Rule' and it shows the background ...
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Show articles from category and all it's subcategories on homepage

My homepage is currently only showing blog posts of one category. Under Category Manager I have a category called "Homepage blog", with several sub-categories (all using Homepage blog" as the parent)...
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Load menu module manually in component layout

I would like to load my menues manually in the component layouts. Because of some programmend item detail views, there are no menu items for that views. The consequence is, that the menu is not shown ...
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Which API joomla 3 return menus and submenu for site that created by admin?

I want to create a Joomla menu from scratch myself! I studied a bit about the Joomla API, I know I should use Jmenu,but when I use: <?php $M=Jmenu::load(); echo $M;?> it returns some ...
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How can I use a html link menu?

I'm converting a static site to Joomla, and wanted to keep everything the same; So I also want to keep using my static HTML menu. I currently don't care about responsiveness and so on... There is ...
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Backend menu administrator GUI broke

When trying to edit or add menu item in Menu Manager, I have lost the GUI interface and all of the functionality. Just updated to Joomla! 3.4.4 Stable [ Ember ] 8-September-2015 21:30 GMT and ...
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Display current menu and respective childs

In first place I'm not very good concerning to PHP so that's why I post this. I made my research but didn't find anything that could help me heading my objective. I wanted to place a footer module ...
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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 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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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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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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Programmatically update Menu Item in Component

Im creating a component, where among other things, can create and update menus, and i have successfully used this answer to create a new menu item. Programmatically Add Menu Item in Component $...
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Change Menu Structure For Joomla Site

I found this tutorial of how to create a menu like I want in CSS and I can have it working in a stand-alone version. My question is, which one of my Joomla files would I need to add this coding to in ...
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Change Menu after Logging In

I have a test website currently using the Helix3 Quickstart - http://helix3.financialadvisersaustralia.com.au/ I have created a new User Group and a New Menu assigned to the new User Group. When I ...
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Change menu hover color

i want to change menu hover from green to blue color. Please help me with the source code. http://www.iglobez.com/about-us-page i have used effortless joomla template
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Hide a menu item for a joomla component

when creating a menu for a component there shows a selection either for a list to show or an individual page. I need to hide the individual selection of page as menu.. How can I hide this?
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How can I remove the word 'features' from the url?

In joomla, when choosing my one menu, it displays: http://localhost/site/index.php/en/features/prices But in all other menus it displays like: http://localhost/site/index.php/en/about-us I want to ...
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Joomla menu only being rendered when ?tp=1 is set

I feel like I am losing my mind here, a few months ago I created several new pages on this website and had zero issues adding the menus to my new article pages, now when I am trying to add a new ...
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Menus: hiding left sidebar menu items, leaving main menu intact

I'm fairly new to Joomla and have a site with some menu troubles. My header menu looks as follows Menu1 Menu2 Menu3 Menu4 Menu5 Now I'm trying to set it up so that the menu across the top of the ...
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Styling secondary (side) menu in Joomla 3

To confirm, I need to edit the side menu without changing the main menu style... but do not know where I can do so - or do I need to create a new class (I made a new class in the module itself, then ...
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Bootstrap Mega Menu Module - clicking a menu item does not show sub menu items

I am using Bootstrap Mega Menu Module to create multicolumn sub menus under main menu. My menu tree is like: Home (Single article, default) Fields of Study (Article Category List: show articles in a ...
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Menu_Item_Root assigned to menu I wish to delete

I wish to delete a menu I no longer need anymore. However, when I do I cannot rebuild my menu structure -- it fails with an error. What I learned is that in the Menu database, this menu is the first ...
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MVC Component Admin Menu Item Language Strings Not Appearing

I am building a component in Joomla 3.3 to list courses and their respective sections, and provide an administrative interface in the back-end. After my component is installed, or if I navigate to ...
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Menu getActive() method returns parent menu id

I have menu item that has "section type" and child menu item item with "article type". I didn't want to have pagination in child menu item, so set param show_pagination to 0. Unexpectedly pagination ...
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How to show submenu on product detail page

I am working in joomla version 3.1.1 with joomshopping. It is showing submenu fine on category view, but when I go to the product detail page the submenus are not being displayed. Is there any way to ...
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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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Can't change order of menu items in Joomla 3

I have a Joomla 3 site with several menus. When I make changes to the order of these in the backend, the order is not reflected in the front end. I have cleared / purged the cache and tried to run ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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. ...