Help310:Components Menus Configuration

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Menu Options allow the setting of parameters used globally on all menus such as, Title, CSS Class and Permissions.

How to Access

Click Options button at top in Toolbar Menu Manager: Menus or click Menus  Manage menu in the backend of your Joomla! installation and click Options button.




Page Display

This layout has the following Page Display Options.

  • Browser Page Title: Optional text for the "Browser page title" element. If blank, the Menu Item Title is used.
  • Show Page Heading: Whether or not to show the Browser Page Title in the heading of the page. The page heading is normally displayed inside an H1 HTML element.
    • Page Heading: Optional alternative text for the Page Heading.
  • Page Class: Optional CSS class to add to elements in this page. This allows CSS styling specific to this page.


This section shows permissions configuration for Menus. The screen shows as follows.


To change the permissions for Menus, do the following.

1. Select the Group by clicking its title located on the left.
2. Find the desired Action. Possible Actions are:
  • Configure ACL & Options. Users can edit the options and persimissions of Menus.
  • Configure Options Only. Users can edit the options except the persimissions of Menus.
  • Access Administration Interface. Users can access user administration interface of Menus.
  • Create. Users can create content of Menus.
  • Delete. Users can delete content of Menus.
  • Edit. Users can edit content of Menus.
  • Edit State. Users can change the published state and related information for content of Menus.
3. Select the desired Permission for the action you wish to change. Possible settings are:
  • Inherited. Inherited for users in this Group from the Global Configuration permissions of Menus.
  • Allowed. Allowed for users in this Group. Note that, if this action is Denied at one of the higher levels, the Allowed permission here will not take effect. A Denied setting cannot be overridden.
  • Denied. Denied for users in this Group.
4. Click Save in Toolbar at top. When the screen refreshes, the Calculated Setting column will show the effective permission for this Group and Action.


At the top left of the Menus Options window you will see the toolbar.


The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the Menus options and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the Menus options and closes the current screen.
  • Cancel. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Quick Tips

Remember, these choices are applied globally.

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