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No, Articles and other content items cannot be assigned to multiple categories or sections. In Joomla! 1.0 and 1.5, content items are restricted to a single category in a single section. In Joomla! 1.6 and newer you are restricted to a single category in a category tree.
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No, Articles and other content items cannot be assigned to multiple categories or sections.  
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In Joomla! {{JVer|1.0}} and {{JVer|1.5}}: Content items are restricted to a single category in a single section. In Joomla! {{JVer|2.5}} and newer: Content items are restricted to a single category in a category tree.
  
 
Possible work-arounds include:
 
Possible work-arounds include:
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*using menus rather than dynamic lists of content items.
 
*using menus rather than dynamic lists of content items.
 
*using various third party extensions that simulate assignment to multiple categories.
 
*using various third party extensions that simulate assignment to multiple categories.
*using key words to simulate categories and sections.  
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*using key words to simulate categories and sections.
  
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Revision as of 06:22, 29 April 2013

No, Articles and other content items cannot be assigned to multiple categories or sections.

In Joomla! Joomla 1.0 and Joomla 1.5: Content items are restricted to a single category in a single section. In Joomla! Joomla 2.5 and newer: Content items are restricted to a single category in a category tree.

Possible work-arounds include:

  • creating duplicate articles in multiple categories.
  • using menus rather than dynamic lists of content items.
  • using various third party extensions that simulate assignment to multiple categories.
  • using key words to simulate categories and sections.