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Articles Options

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  • Choose a layout. If you have defined any alternative layouts for articles, you may choose one of them from the list to be the default value for Single Article menu items.
  • Show Title. (Hide/Show). Hide or Show the article title.
  • Linked Titles. (No/Yes). Whether or not the article title will be a link to a Single Article menu item for the article.
  • Show Intro Text. (Hide/Show) Hide or Show an Article's Intro Text when the 'Read more...' link is selected. Intro Text is the part of the Article before a 'Read more...' break. If this parameter is 'Show', when the User selects the 'Read more...' link, the entire article will display, including the Intro Text. If this parameter is 'Hide', when the User selects the 'Read more...' link, only the part of the Article after the 'Read more...' link will display.
  • Show Category. (Hide/Show). Hide or Show the article's category title.
  • Link Category. (No/Yes). If the category title is shown, whether or not to show it as a link to a Single Category menu item for the category. Note that you can set this to be either a blog or list layout with the "Choose a layout" option in the Category Options.
  • Show Parent. (Hide/Show). Hide or Show the title of the parent category of the article's category. This is provided for backward compatibility to the role of Sections in Joomla version 1.5.
  • Link Parent. (No/Yes). If the parent category is shown, whether or not to show it as a link to a Single Category menu item for the category. Note that you can set this to be either a blog or list layout with the "Choose a layout" option in the Category Options.
  • Show Author. (Hide/Show). Hide or Show the article's author.
  • Link Author. (No/Yes). If the author is shown, whether or not to show it as a link to the Joomla user. Note that this will only show as a link if there is a Contact associated with this user. Also, a link will not show if there is an Author Alias value for the article.
  • Show Create Date. (Hide/Show). Hide or show the article's create date.
  • Show Modify Date. (Hide/Show). Hide or show the date the article was last modified.
  • Show Publish Date. (Hide/Show). Hide or show the article's published date.
  • Show Navigation. (Hide/Show). Hide or Show a navigation link (e.g., Next, Previous) between articles.
  • Show Voting. (Hide/Show). Hide or Show a voting button for the article. This allows users to vote for an article.
  • Show "Read More". (Hide/Show) Whether or not to show the "Read More..." link to link from the part of the article before the "Read More..." break to the rest of the Article.
  • Show Title with Read More. (Hide/Show) Whether or not to show the article title as part of the Read More link. If set to Show, the Read More link will be in the format "Read More: <article title>". If set to Hide, the Read More link will be "Read more...".
  • Read More Limit. If the title is included with the Read More text, the maximum number of characters from the title to include. This can prevent the Read More text to become excessively long if the article has a very long title.
  • Show Icons. (Hide/Show). Hide or Show icons for the print and email buttons. If Show, and if the print or email icons are set to show, these will show as icons instead of text links.
  • Show Print Icon. (Hide/Show). Hide or Show a button or link to allow printing the article.
  • Show Email Icon. (Hide/Show). Hide or Show a button or link to allow emailing the article.
  • Show Hits. (Hide/Show). Hide or Show the number of times the article has been viewed (called hits).
  • Show Unauthorised Links. (Hide/Show). If set to Show, the Intro Text for restricted articles will show. Clicking on the "Read More" link will require users to log in to view the full article content. If set to Hide, articles that the user is not authorised to view (based on the viewing access level for the article) will not show.
  • Positioning of the Links. (Above/Below). If there are links associated with this article, whether to show them above or below the article.