Go to the Module Manager by:
After that, click on the 'New' button in the toolbar to create a new Module Item, or select a Module by double clicking the Module's Title or check the 'check box' and click on the 'Edit' button.
The Extensions Module Manager Edit (New) allows editing an existing Module or creating a new Module by Module type.
Module 'Edit' or create 'New' Module screens are dependent on Module Type. For the right column 'Basic' or 'Advanced' Options, please see:
The screenshot above shows the editing view of a 'Archived Article' Module. For Specific Module Type Help screen, links with descriptions are listed below.
Additional Options, such as Basic and Advanced can be found on the specific Module Type Help screen. Please note, installed Extensions may contain more parameters in Additional Options. Please refer to the specific Extension Module's information provided by the Extension developer.
This tab view contains all the menu items configured in your Joomla! website. This will allow selection of where to show a module by content page associated with menu item.
To apply the module to a menu item's corresponding web page(title), check the box next to the menu item.
Note: If a checkbox is grayed out and cannot be checked then it could be because the menu item is in use by another user. You can see if this is the case by going to the menu manager screen for the menu concerned. If there is a padlock symbol next to the menu item then it is currently in use by another user.
For existing Modules, edit functions: At the top left you will see the toolbar:
The functions are:
For creating a New Module, new functions: At the top left you will see the toolbar:
The functions are:
|Related Help Screens||Description|
|Extensions Module Manager Articles Archive||
This module shows a list of the calendar months containing archived articles. After you have changed the status of an article to archived, this list will be automatically generated.
|Extensions Module Manager Articles Categories||
This module displays a list of articles from one or more categories.
|Extensions Module Manager Articles Category||
This module displays a list of published articles from one or more categories.
|Extensions Module Manager Articles Newsflash||
The Article Newsflash Module will display a fixed number of Articles from a specific Category or a set of Categories.
|Extensions Module Manager Articles Related||
This Module shows a list of Articles that are related to the current Article being viewed by the user (for example, a Article Layout or a Blog or List layout where the user has clicked on an Article link). Articles are considered to be related to each other if they share at least one Keyword in the Article's Metadata Information. Article Keywords are entered in the Metadata Information section of the Article Manager - New/Edit screen.
|Extensions Module Manager Banners||
The Banner Module displays the active Banners from the Component.
|Extensions Module Manager Breadcrumbs||
This Module shows a set of navigation links that illustrates where you are inside the web site and allows you to navigate back.
|Extensions Module Manager Custom HTML||
This allows you to create a Module that contains any valid HTML code. There are many cases where you might want to put free-form HTML inside a web page. For example, you might want to create an HTML Image Map or you might want to copy HTML code from PayPal, Amazon, or some other site.
The Custom HTML Module allows you to create a self-contained HTML unit and then put it in any valid location on a page.
|Extensions Module Manager Feed Display||
This Module shows an RSS News Feed from a website. This Module is not related to the News Feeds Component or the News Feeds Layouts and is an alternative that allows a feed to display in a Module position.
|Extensions Module Manager Footer||
This Module displays the web site copyright and Joomla! license information.
|Extensions Module Manager Language Switcher||
This module allows you to switch between available Content languages. Selecting a language will take you to the home page for that language.
|Extensions Module Manager Latest News||
This Module shows a list of the most recently published Articles.
|Extensions Module Manager Latest Users||
The Latest Users module will display the latest users which logged in at the website.
|Extensions Module Manager Login||
This Module displays a username and password Login form. It also displays a link to retrieve a forgotten password. If User registration is enabled in the User Settings of the Global Configuration screen, then the link "Create an Account" will be shown to invite Users to self-register.
|Extensions Module Manager Menu||
This Module allows you to place your Menus on the page. Every Joomla! website has at least one Menu that is created in the Menu Manager screen. The Menu Module allows you place all or part of the selected Menu at the desired position and on the desired web pages.
|Extensions Module Manager Most Read||
This Module displays a list of Articles with the highest hit counts.
|Extensions Module Manager Random Image||
This Module displays a random image from a directory.
|Extensions Module Manager Search||
This Module displays a Search entry field where the user can type in a phrase and press 'Enter' to search the web site.
|Extensions Module Manager Smart Search||
Smart Search is an enhanced site search.
|Extensions Module Manager Statistics||
The Statistics Module shows information about your server installation together with statistics on the Web site users, number of Articles in your database and the number of Web links you provide.
|Extensions Module Manager Syndication Feeds||
This Module creates a RSS Feed link for the page. This allows a User to create a newsfeed for the current page. An example is shown below.
|Extensions Module Manager Tags Popular||
Displays tags used on a site in a tag cloud or list.
|Extensions Module Manager Tags Similar||
Displays links to other items with similar tags.
|Extensions Module Manager Weblinks||
The Weblinks module will display weblinks from within the Weblinks component.
|Extensions Module Manager Who Online||
The "Who's Online" module displays information about users that are visiting your site at a particular moment.
|Extensions Module Manager Wrapper||
The wrapper module allows you to display an external website in a module. The functionality is the same to that of the 'iFrame Wrapper' you can add as a menu item. If the page to which the wrapper is linked is too big, bars will be shown below and to the right of the wrapper, allowing you to "navigate" the page.