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===Web Link Submission Layout===  
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Shows a form that allows a Registered User to submit a Web Link, as shown below. [[Image:Menus-Menu-Item-Weblink-Submit-web-link-submission-layout-output.png]] This only works for users who are members of the Authors, Publishers, or Editors group. Members of the Registered or Public groups will not be able to submit articles even if this page is visible to them. If the page is visible to a user without the correct access level, they will get an error message when trying to load the page.
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==How To Access==
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To create a new Submit a Web Link Menu Item:
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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}}).
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* Click the New Toolbar button to create a new menu item.
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* Click the Menu Item Type Select button [[File:Help30-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button.png]] and then click the Submit a Web Link Menu Item link under Newsfeeds link.
  
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To edit an existing Submit a Web Link Menu Item, click its Title in [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager|Menu Manager: Menu Items]].
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==Description==
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Used to show a Web Link submission form in [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Weblink_Submit#Front End Screenshot|Front End (website)]] allowing users with permission to submit Web Links.
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==Screenshot==
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[[Image:Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Web-Link-Submit-screen.png]]
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==Details==
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===Details Tab===
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For more information please see Menu Item Manager: [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#New Menu Item Details|Details Tab]]
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====Required Settings====
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{{chunk30:colheader|Menu Title}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Menu Location}}
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===Advanced Details 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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*'''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Page Display Options|Page Display Options]]'''
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*'''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Metadata Options|Metadata 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.
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==Toolbar==
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At the top right you will see the toolbar:
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[[Image:Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-SaveCopy-Cancel-Help-toolbar.png]]
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The functions are:
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_Save|menu item}}
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_SaveAndClose|menu item}}
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_SaveAndNew|menu item}}
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_SaveAsCopy|menu item}}
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_Cancel}}
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_Help}}
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==Front End Screenshot==
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:[[Image:Menus-Menu-Item-Weblink-Submit-web-link-submission-layout-output.png]]
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==Quick Tips==
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* Categories can be "nested" into levels, similar to folders on a disk drive. In theory there is no absolute limit on the number of levels you can have. However, as a practical matter it is recommended to keep the levels to a minimum. The Show All Categories layout may not work correctly if the number of levels shown is greater than five.
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* If you set up category titles as linkable, the user can drill down on the category. If there is a pre-existing menu item for this category (for example, a Category List menu item), then that menu item will show in the drill down and the options set for that menu item will control the page display. Otherwise, the options set for the current Show All Categories menu item will control the page display.
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* You can set the option to drill down to a list in two places.
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** In [[Help30:Components Weblinks Options#Options|Web Links Manager Options]] you can set the default value for all categories.
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** In [[Help30:Components Weblinks Categories Edit|Category Manager: Edit A Web Links Category]] you can set a value for a specific category. If this is set, it overrides the default value.
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==Related Information==
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* Categories are created using [[Help30:Components_Weblinks_Categories_Edit|Category Manager: Edit A Web Links Category]].
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Revision as of 11:37, 22 December 2012

Contents

How To Access

To create a new Submit a Web Link 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).
  • Click the New Toolbar button to create a new menu item.
  • Click the Menu Item Type Select button Help30-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button.png and then click the Submit a Web Link Menu Item link under Newsfeeds link.

To edit an existing Submit a Web Link Menu Item, click its Title in Menu Manager: Menu Items.

Description

Used to show a Web Link submission form in Front End (website) allowing users with permission to submit Web Links.

Screenshot

Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Web-Link-Submit-screen.png

Details

Details Tab

For more information please see Menu Item Manager: Details Tab

Required Settings

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

Advanced Details Tab

Common Options

See Menu Item Manager: Edit/New Menu Item for help on fields common to all Menu Item types, under the Advanced Details Tab which includes:

Module Assignments Tab

See Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item for help on fields in Module Assignments for this Menu Item.

Toolbar

At the top right you will see the toolbar:

Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-SaveCopy-Cancel-Help-toolbar.png

The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the menu item and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the menu item and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the menu item and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another menu item.
  • Save as Copy. Saves your changes to a copy of the current menu item. Does not affect the current menu item. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new menu item.
  • Cancel/Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Front End Screenshot

Menus-Menu-Item-Weblink-Submit-web-link-submission-layout-output.png

Quick Tips

  • Categories can be "nested" into levels, similar to folders on a disk drive. In theory there is no absolute limit on the number of levels you can have. However, as a practical matter it is recommended to keep the levels to a minimum. The Show All Categories layout may not work correctly if the number of levels shown is greater than five.
  • If you set up category titles as linkable, the user can drill down on the category. If there is a pre-existing menu item for this category (for example, a Category List menu item), then that menu item will show in the drill down and the options set for that menu item will control the page display. Otherwise, the options set for the current Show All Categories menu item will control the page display.
  • You can set the option to drill down to a list in two places.

Related Information

Related Help Screens Description
Components Weblinks Categories

The Web Links Category Manager is where you can edit existing Web Links Categories and create new ones. Note that Web Links Categories are separate from other Categories, such as Categories for Articles, Banners, News Feeds, and Contacts. From this screen, you can also navigate to the Web Links Manager screen.

Components Weblinks Categories Edit

This is where you can add a new Web Link Category or edit an existing one. Note that you need to create at least one Web Link Category before you can create a Web Link. Also, Web Link Categories are separate from other types of Categories, such as those for Articles, Banners, and News Feeds.

Components Weblinks Links

The Web Links Manager allows you to add, edit and remove links to other web sites on your Joomla! web site, and organize them into categories. You can then display these links on your site, and optionally let visitors add new links.

Components Weblinks Links Edit

This is where you add a new Web Link or edit an existing one. Note that you need to create at least one Web Links Category before you can create your first Web Link.

Extensions Module Manager Weblinks

The Weblinks module will display weblinks from within the Weblinks component.

Menus Menu Item Weblink Categories

Used to show a list of all Web Link Categories. Categories are shown in a hierarchical list, as shown below. Depending on the selected options for this layout, you can click on a category Title to show the Web Links in that category.

Menus Menu Item Weblink Category

Used to show a list of Web Links in a Category. Categories are shown in a hierarchical list, parent with child (sub) categories. Depending on the selected layout options, click on a category Title to show the Web Links in that category or sub categories.