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At the top
At the top you will see the toolbar:
To create a new Single Articles Menu Item:
To edit an existing Single Articles Menu Item, click its Title in Menu Manager: Menu Items.
Used to show one article in the front end of the site.
The Single Article Layout has the following required settings:
The Single Article Layout has the following Article Options, as shown below. These options determine how the article will show on the Front End Site layout.
Note that these options include "Use Global". If this is selected, the setting from the Article Manager Options will be used.
At the top left you will see the toolbar:
The functions are:
|Related Help Screens||Description|
|Components Article Manager Options||
Used to set global defaults for menu items that display articles. These default values will be used when "Use Global" is selected for an option in an Articles menu item. For example, to show the 'Create Date' for an article in your Articles menu items, then set that option to "Show" here and it will be the default value. You do not need to set any of these options. Your Joomla site will work with the default settings.
|Content Article Manager||
The Article Manager is used to find, mark featured, add and edit articles. See Toolbar below for a detailed list of all functions.
|Content Article Manager Edit||
This is the back-end screen where you can add and edit Articles. The same screen is used for adding a new Article and editing an existing Article. You can also select the Section and Category for an Article and indicate whether or not it is Published and if it is selected to appear on the Front Page.
The Article's content is edited using the default editor selected in the User Manager - New/Edit. The Joomla! default editor is called TinyMCE.
A number of Parameters can be set for the Article. Metadata can also be entered.
|Content Featured Articles||
Used to control which 'Featured Articles are displayed on the Front Page and in what order they are displayed. The Front Page is often the Home page of a web site, but it can be any page in the site. The Front Page is created using a Menu Item with the Front Page layout.
|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.
|Menus Menu Item Article Archived||
Used to show a list of Archived Articles. The Archived Article list can be displayed by date, filtered, and intro text added as shown below.
|Menus Menu Item Article Categories||
Used to show a list of 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 articles in that category.
|Menus Menu Item Article Category Blog||
Used to show articles belonging to a specific Category in a blog layout. Controls the Introduction or Leading Article, additional Articles with intro text, and additional links to more Articles in the same category. Some examples of settings for the Blog Layout format include: number of articles, article columns, across or down layouts, and number of additional links. See the Advanced Details Tab for all this menu item.
|Menus Menu Item Article Category List||
Used to show articles belonging to a specific Category in a list layout.
|Menus Menu Item Article Create||
Allows users to submit an article. Normally this is available only to users who have logged in to the front end of the site. Users must have permission to create articles. When the Create Article page is shown in the front end, the screen shows as examples in the following Front End Screenshots section.
|Menus Menu Item Article Featured||
Used to show all Articles that have been tagged as Featured. Articles are shown in a Blog Layout.