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Components Fields Field Groups

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How to Access

To add a new Field Group for articles, users or contacts, navigate to the backend of the site and perform one of these actions:

Article Field Groups

  • Click the Article Manager icon in the Control Panel and click the Field Groups link.
  • Select Content → Articles from the drop-down menu of the Joomla! Administrator Panel and click the Field Groups link.
  • Click the Field Groups link while viewing the Category Manager or Featured Articles in the left, upper sidebar.

Users Field Groups

Contacts Field Groups

  • Select Components → Contacts from the drop-down menu of the Joomla! Administrator Panel and click the Field Groups link.
  • Click the Field Groups link while viewing the Contact Categories or in the left, upper sidebar.

Description

This is the back-end screen where you can add and edit Field Groups.

Screenshot

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Column Headers

In the table containing Fields, these are the different columns shown below. [[Image:Help-4x-Article-Manager-columns-field-Groups-en.png|800px|Article Fields Columns Header] Chunk4x:Help screen column header Ordering\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Checkbox\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Status\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Title\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Access\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Language\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Id\en

Column Filters

Above the column headers on the right, there are 2 drop down input fields, Sort Table by: (preset to Ordering ascending) and a number (preset to 20) to display. Chunk4x:Help screen column header Column filter-Categories\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Order\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Ascending\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header DisplayNum\en

Batch Process

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Toolbar

At the top left you will see the toolbar:

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The functions are:

  • New. Opens the editing screen to create a new category.
  • Edit. Opens the editing screen for the selected category. If more than one category is selected (where applicable), only the first category will be opened. The editing screen can also be opened by clicking on the Name of the category.
  • Publish. Makes the selected category available to visitors to your website.
  • Unpublish. Makes the selected category unavailable to visitors to your website.
  • Archive. Changes the status of the selected category to indicate that they are archived. Archived category can be moved back to the published or unpublished state by selecting "Archived" in the Select Status filter and changing the status of the category to Published or Unpublished as preferred.
  • Check-In. Checks-in the selected category. Works with one or multiple category selected.
  • Batch. Batch processes the selected category. Works with one or multiple items selected.
  • Trash. Changes the status of the selected category to indicate that they are trashed. Trashed category can still be recovered by selecting "Trashed" in the Select Status filter and changing the status of the category to Published or Unpublished as preferred. To permanently delete trashed category, select "Trashed" in the Select Status filter, select the category to be permanently deleted, then click the Empty Trash toolbar icon.

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List Filters

The List Filters and other filters as detailed below are above the colmun header. These filters are a series of controls that let you limit what items show in the manager screen. More than one filter may be entered. In this case, only items that meet all of the filter conditions will show on the list.

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