From Joomla! Documentation

Categories Options[edit]

Categories Options control the display of the List All Categories menu item.


  • Top Level Category Description. (Show/Hide). Show or Hide the description of the top-level category.
  • Subcategory Levels. (All/1-5). How many levels in the hierarchy to show.
  • Empty Categories. (Show/Hide). Hide or Show categories that contain no articles and no subcategories.
  • Subcategories Descriptions. (Show/Hide). Show or Hide the description of each subcategory.
  • # Articles in Category. (Show/Hide). Show or Hide a count of the total number of articles in each category.