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=Menu Manager: External URL Menu Item=
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==How To Access==
 
==How To Access==
 
To create a new External URL Menu Item:
 
To create a new External URL Menu Item:
* Select Menus → [name of the menu] from the drop-down menu on the back-end of your Joomla! installation (for example, Menus → Main Menu).  
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* Select {{rarr|Menus,[name of the menu]}} from the drop-down menu on the back-end of your Joomla! installation (for example, {{rarr|Menus,Main Menu}}).
* Click New to create a new menu item.
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* Click the New Toolbar button to create a new menu item.
* Click the Menu Item Type Select button and then click the External URL link under System Links.
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* Click the Menu Item Type Select button [[File:Help30-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button.png]] and then click the External URL Menu Item link under System Links.
  
To edit an existing Single Article Menu Item, click its Title in [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager|Menu Manager: Menu Items]].
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To edit an existing External URL Menu Item, click its Title in [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager|Menu Manager: Menu Items]].
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
This particular menu item is used for creating a link to a website separate from your current Joomla! installation in a menu.
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Used to create a link to a website separate from your current Joomla! installation in a menu.
  
 
==Screenshot==
 
==Screenshot==
 
[[Image:Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-External-Url-screen.png‎]]
 
[[Image:Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-External-Url-screen.png‎]]
  
==Column Headers==
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==Details==
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===Details Tab===
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====Required Settings====
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These are the required settings:
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{{chunk30:colheader|Link}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Menu Title}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Menu Location}}
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====Notable Settings====
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How the target of the link is controlled:
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*{{Chunk30:colheader|Target Window}}
  
The only significant difference for this menu item is that the link field can be edited. Here is where you will enter the URL you wish to link to. Be sure to include a full URL (http://  www.whatever.com). The remaining options can be found in the [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit|New Menu Item]] page.
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==Advanced Tab==
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====Common Options====
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See [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit|Menu Item Manager: Edit/New Menu Item]] for help on fields common to all Menu Item types, under the '''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Advanced Details Tab|Advanced Details Tab]]''' which includes:
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*'''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Link Type Options|Link Type Options]]'''
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===Module Assignments Tab===
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See [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit|Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item]] for help on fields in '''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Module Assignment Tab|Module Assignments]]''' for this Menu Item.
  
 
==Quick Tips==
 
==Quick Tips==
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Revision as of 11:10, 23 December 2012