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Version 2.5 Help screen column headers

Help screen column headers

{{Chunk25:colheader|Access}}

  • Access. The viewing level access for this item.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Alias}}

  • Alias. The internal name of the item, also used in the URL when SEF is activated. Normally, you can leave this blank and Joomla! will fill in a default value. The default value is the Title or Name in lower case and with dashes instead of spaces. You may enter the Alias manually. The Alias should consist of lowercase letters and hyphens (-). No blank spaces or underscores are allowed. Non-Latin characters can be allowed in the alias if you set the Unicode Aliases option to Yes in Global Configuration. If this option is set to No and the title includes non-Latin characters, the Alias will default to the current date and time (for example "2012-12-31-17-54-38").

{{Chunk25:colheader|AlternativeLayout}}

  • Alternative Layout. Specify a different layout than the one supplied by the component view or template overrides.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Article Order}}

  • Article Order. Order of articles in this Layout. The following options are available.
    Help25-chunk-article-order.png
    • Use Global: Use the default value from the component options screen.
    • Featured Articles Order: Articles are ordered according to the Order column entered in Article Manager: Featured Article.
    • Most recent first: Articles are displayed starting with the most recent and ending with the oldest.
    • Oldest first: Articles are displayed starting with the oldest and ending with the most recent.
    • Title Alphabetical: Articles are displayed by Title in alphabetical order (A to Z)
    • Title Reverse Alphabetical: Articles are displayed by Title in reverse alphabetical order (Z to A)
    • Author Alphabetical: Articles are displayed by Author in alphabetical order (A to Z)
    • Author Reverse Alphabetical: Articles are displayed by Author in reverse alphabetical order (Z to A)
    • Most Hits: Articles are displayed by the number of hits, starting with the one with the most hits and ending with the one with the least hits
    • Least Hits: Articles are displayed by the number of hits, starting with the one with the least hits and ending with the one with the most hits
    • Article Manager Order: Articles are ordered according to the Order column entered in the Article Manager.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Category}}

  • Category. The Category this item belongs to.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Category Description}}

  • Category Description. (Use Global/Hide/Show) Description of this category, which can optionally be displayed in the front-end.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Category Order}}

  • Category Order. Order of Categories in this Layout. The following options are available.
    Help25-chunk-category-order.png
    • Use Global: Use the default value from the component options screen.
    • No Order: Articles are ordered only by the Article Order, without regard to Category.
    • Title Alphabetical: Categories are displayed in alphabetical order (A to Z)
    • Title Reverse Alphabetical: Categories are displayed in reverse alphabetical order (Z to A)
    • Category Manager Order: Categories are ordered according to the Order column entered in the Category Manager.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Checkbox}}

  • Checkbox. Check this box to select one or more items. To select all items, check the box in the column heading. After one or more boxes are checked, click a toolbar button to take an action on the selected item or items. Many toolbar actions, such as Publish and Unpublish, can work with multiple items. Others, such as Edit, only work on one item at a time. If multiple items are checked and you press Edit, the first item will be opened for editing.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Created Date}}

  • Created Date. The date the item was created.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Database Table}}

  • Database Table. The name of the table checked.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Date for Ordering}}

  • Date for Ordering. The date used when articles are sorted by date. The following options are available.
    • Use Global: Use the default value from the component options screen.
    • Created: Use the article created date.
    • Modified: Use the article modified date.
    • Published: Use the article start publishing date.

{{Chunk25:colheader|DisplayNum}}

  • Display #. This list box shows at the bottom of the screen, below the list of items. You can select the number of items to display on one page. If there are more items than this number, you can use the page navigation buttons (Start, Prev, Next, End, and page numbers) to navigate between pages. Note that if you have a large number of items, it may be helpful to use the Filter options, located above the column headings, to limit which items display.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Enable}}

  • Enable. Enables the selected item.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Enabled}}

  • Enabled. Whether or not the item is enabled. A green circle with a white check mark in it means it is enabled. A red circle with a white dot in it means it is disabled.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Global Layout}}

  • Choose a layout. Select a layout to be used as the default layout for this component.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Hits}}

  • Hits. The number of times an item has been viewed.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Id}}

  • ID. This is a unique identification number for this item assigned automatically by Joomla!. It is used to identify the item internally, and you cannot change this number. When creating a new item, this field displays 0 until you save the new entry, at which point a new ID is assigned to it.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Image}}

  • Image. (Use Global/Hide/Show) Show or Hide an image to be displayed with this item/category in the front-end.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Intro Articles}}

  • # Intro Articles. Determines the number of Articles to display after the leading Article. These Articles will display in the number of columns set in the Columns parameter below. If an Article has a "Read more..." break, only the text before the break (Intro text) will display, followed by a "Read more..." link. The order order in which to display the articles is determined by the Category Order and Article Order parameters below. Leave blank to use the default value from the component options.

{{Chunk25:colheader|ItemsToCheckin}}

  • Items to check-in. Items that need to be checked-in.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Language}}

  • Language. Item language.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Leading Articles}}

  • # Leading Articles. Number of Articles to show using the full width of the main display area. "0" means that no Articles will show when using the full width. If an Article has a "Read more..." break, only the part of the text before the break (the Intro text) will display. Leave blank to use the default value from the component options.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Menu Item Link}}

  • Link. The system-generated link for this menu item. This field cannot be changed and is for information only.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Menu Item Ordering}}

  • Ordering. Indicates the order of this Menu Item in the Menu. The default Order is to add the Menu Item to the end of the Menu. This Menu Item will moved to the order position just after the Menu Item selected from the drop-down list. Note that the Order of Menu Items can also be changed in the Menu Item Manager.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Menu Item Type}}

  • Menu Item Type. The Menu Item Type selected when this menu item was created. This can be one of the core menu item types or a menu item type provided by an installed extension.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Menu Location}}

  • Menu Location. The menu that this menu item (choice) will be part of. The menus defined for the site will show in the list box.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Menu Title}}

  • Menu Title. The title that will display for this menu item.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Multi Column Order}}

  • Multi Column Order. In multi-column blog layouts, whether to order articles Down the columns or Across the columns.
    • Use Global: Use the value from the component options screen.
    • Down: Order articles going down the first column and then over to the next column, for example:
article 1 1 (continued)
article 2 article 4
article 3 article 5
  • Across: Order articles going across the columns and then back to the first column, for example:
article 1 1 (continued)
article 2 article 3
article 4 article 5

{{Chunk25:colheader|No Columns}}

  • # Columns. The number of columns to use in the Intro Text area. This is normally between 1 and 3 (depending on the template you are using). If 1 is used, the Into Text Articles will display using the full width of the display area, just like the Leading Articles. Leave blank to use the default value from the component options.

{{Chunk25:colheader|No Links}}

  • # Links. The number of Links to display in the 'Links' area of the page. These links allow a User to link to additional Articles, if there are more Articles than can fit on the first page of the Blog Layout. Leave blank to use the default value from the component options.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Note}}

  • Note. Item note. This is normally for the site administrator's use (for example, to document information about this item) and does not show in the front end of the site.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Number}}

  • #. An indexing number automatically assigned by Joomla! for ease of reference.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Order}}

  • Ordering. The order in which to display items. You can sort the list by order number by clicking on the Ordering label in the column heading. If the list is sorted by this column, you can change the order by clicking the arrows or by entering the sequential order and clicking the 'Save Order' icon. This is shown in the screen below.
    Help25-chunk-colheader-order-icons.png
    Note that the ordering is only defined within a single category. For this reason, it is easier to re-order the list if you use the Category filter to select one category.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Pagination}}

  • Pagination. Hide or Show Pagination support. Pagination provides page links at the bottom of the page that allow the User to navigate to additional pages. These are needed if the Articles will not fit on one page. An example is shown below.
    Help25-chunk-pagination.png
    The following options are available.
    • Use Global: Use the default value from the component options screen.
    • Auto: Pagination links shown if needed.
    • Show: Pagination links shown if needed.
    • Hide: Pagination links not shown. Note: In this case, Users will not be able to navigate to additional pages.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Pagination Results}}

  • Pagination Results. Hide or Show the current page number and total pages (e.g., "Page 1 of 2") at the bottom of each page. Use Global will use the default value from the component options.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Parent}}

  • Parent. The item (category, menu item, and so on) that is the parent of the item being edited.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Parent Item}}

  • Parent Item. The parent menu item for this menu item. Used to determine whether a Menu Item is a top-level item or a submenu item. Select 'Menu Item Root' (the default value) if this is a top-level Menu Item. Otherwise, select the Menu Item that is this item's parent.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Permissions_SetPermissions}}

{{Chunk25:colheader|Published}}

  • Published. Whether the item has been published or not. You can change the Published state by clicking on the icon in this column.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Select Categories}}

  • Select Categories. Select the categories you want to include in this layout. Use Ctrl+Click to select more than one category. Use Shift+Click to select a range of categories.
Help25-chunk-category-select.png

{{Chunk25:colheader|State}}

  • State: State of the item. Possible values are:
    • Published: The item is published. This is the only state that will allow regular website users to view this item.
    • Unpublished: The item is unpublished.
    • Archived: The item has been archived.
    • Trashed: The item has been sent to the Trash.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Status}}

  • Status. (Published/Unpublished/Archived/Trashed) The published status of the item.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Target Window}}

  • Target Window. This determines how the new page will be opened. Options are:
    • Parent: Open new menu item in parent window. This is the default.
    • New Window With Navigation: Open menu item in a new window with full browser navigation (for example, "back" button).
    • New Without Navigation: Open menu item in a new window without browser navigation.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Template Style}}

  • Template Style. Controls the template style for this menu item. A list box will show the available template styles for your site, similar to the following:
    Help25-chunk-menu-item-template-style.png
    Select "Use Default" to use the default style for the site. Select a specific template style to always show this menu item with that style.

{{Chunk25:colheader|Title}}

  • Title. The name of the item. For a Menu Item, the Title will display in the Menu. For an Article or Category, the Title may optionally be displayed on the web page. This entry is required. You can open the item for editing by clicking on the Title.

{{Chunk25:colheader|User Name}}

  • Username. The username of the user is displayed here. When a user wants to log in, he has to fill in this username.