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What’s on your
menu(s)?
A deeper look into Joomla! menu items

Presented for #jd13hou by @RobbieAdair
What’s on
our menu?
What are menus? - Quick Overview
Menu items - What are all these types and
options?
Multiple menus - S...
The Online Joomla! Docs
http:/
/docs.joomla.org/Menu_Management
What are menus?
Menu Item 1

Menu Item 2

Menu Item 3

Article
Component
ex. Calendar

Articles
QUICK OVERVIEW

1. create menu
2. create menu items
3. create a menu module
4. test
Menu items

What are all these types
and options?

Don’t ignore the
parameters!
Yes, you can
override the
Global Settings
...
Nesting menu items
Now, let’s talk about the
url alias!
Hosting is so important!

Choosing a great host to
run your Joomla...
Multiple menus - Sure!
Main menu, that is...

There can be only one... 




How to really use Menu
Item Aliases!
I created a menu, now
where is it?
The Menu Module

Menu Assignments

Template main menu?
Don’t forget to use

?tp=1


to ...
The awesome power of Hidden
Menus!

url for an ad?
url for internal links?
url for tracking?

url.com/aliasofhidden
Questions?
Questions later?

www.mediaateam.com
Personal Website: www.robbieadair.com
Twitter: @robbieadair
Twitter: @medi...
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WHAT’S ON YOUR JOOMLA! MENU(S)? slides

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For many Joomla! users there is a lot of confusion around menus. In this session, we will look at a simple quick menu add, then go back step by step taking a deeper look into the options and settings along the way, including covering menu item types and multiple menus. A deeper understanding of menus opens up a world of possibilities in Joomla!

Presented by Robbie Adair at JoomlaDay Houston on Oct. 19th, 2013.

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WHAT’S ON YOUR JOOMLA! MENU(S)? slides

  1. 1. What’s on your menu(s)? A deeper look into Joomla! menu items Presented for #jd13hou by @RobbieAdair
  2. 2. What’s on our menu? What are menus? - Quick Overview Menu items - What are all these types and options? Multiple menus - Sure! I created a menu, now where is it? The awesome power of Hidden Menus! Questions Time Permitting
  3. 3. The Online Joomla! Docs http:/ /docs.joomla.org/Menu_Management
  4. 4. What are menus? Menu Item 1 Menu Item 2 Menu Item 3 Article Component ex. Calendar Articles
  5. 5. QUICK OVERVIEW 1. create menu 2. create menu items 3. create a menu module 4. test
  6. 6. Menu items What are all these types and options? Don’t ignore the parameters! Yes, you can override the Global Settings here...
  7. 7. Nesting menu items Now, let’s talk about the url alias! Hosting is so important! Choosing a great host to run your Joomla! site is very important! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Like any of these Joomla recommended hosts! They Rock! Yep, that was a shameless plug for our great sponsors!
  8. 8. Multiple menus - Sure! Main menu, that is... There can be only one... 
 
 How to really use Menu Item Aliases!
  9. 9. I created a menu, now where is it? The Menu Module
 Menu Assignments
 Template main menu? Don’t forget to use ?tp=1
 to find your positions!
  10. 10. The awesome power of Hidden Menus! url for an ad? url for internal links? url for tracking? url.com/aliasofhidden
  11. 11. Questions? Questions later? www.mediaateam.com Personal Website: www.robbieadair.com Twitter: @robbieadair Twitter: @mediaateam Email: radair@mediaateam.com Business Website:

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