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Method name Description
__construct Class constructor
getItem Get menu item by id
setDefault Set the default item by id
getDefault Get menu item by id
setActive Set the default item by id
getActive Get menu item by id
getItems Gets menu items by attribute
getParams Gets the parameter object for a certain menu item
getMenu Getter for the menu array
authorise Method to check JMenu object authorization against an access control object and optionally an access extension object
load Loads the menu items
getInstance Returns a JMenu object


jimport( 'joomla.application.menu' );


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