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Menus Menu Item Weblink Submit

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How To Access

To create a new Submit a Web Link Menu Item:

  • Select Menus  [name of the menu] from the drop-down menu on the back-end of your Joomla! installation (for example, Menus  Main Menu).
  • Click the New Toolbar button to create a new menu item.
  • Click the Menu Item Type Select button File:Help-4x-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button-en.png and then click the Submit a Web Link Menu Item link under Weblinks link.

To edit an existing Submit a Web Link Menu Item, click its Title in Menu Manager: Menu Items.

Description

Used to show a Web Link submission form in Front End (website) allowing users with permission to submit Web Links.

Screenshot

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Details

Details Tab

For more information please see Menu Item Manager: Details Tab

Required Settings

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  • Menu: Shows which menu the link will appear in.

Advanced Details Tab

Common Options

See Menu Item Manager: Edit/New Menu Item for help on fields common to all Menu Item types, under the Advanced Details Tab which includes:

Module Assignments Tab

See Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item for help on fields in Module Assignments for this Menu Item.

Toolbar

At the top left you will see the toolbar:

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The functions are:

  • Save: Saves the menu item and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the menu item and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the menu item and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another menu item.
  • Save as Copy. Saves your changes to a copy of the current menu item. Does not affect the current menu item. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new menu item.

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Front End Screenshot

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Form Fields

The following are available form fields when submitting a Web Link on the Front End. Title, Category and URL are required fields. Chunk4x:Help screen column header Title\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Alias\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Category\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header URL\en

  • Tags. Enter one or more optional tags for this item. You can select existing tags by entering in the first few letters. You may also create new tags by entering them here. Tags allow you to see lists of related items across content types (for example, articles, contacts, and categories).

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Quick Tips

Related Information

Related Help Screens Description
Components Weblinks Categories The Web Links Category Manager is where you can edit existing Web Links Categories and create new ones. Note that Web Links Categories are separate from other Categories, such as Categories for Articles, Banners, News Feeds, and Contacts. From this screen, you can also navigate to the Web Links Manager screen.
Components Weblinks Categories Edit This is where you can add a new Web Link Category or edit an existing one. Note that you need to create at least one Web Link Category before you can create a Web Link. Also, Web Link Categories are separate from other types of Categories, such as those for Articles, Banners, and News Feeds.
Components Weblinks Links The Weblinks Manager allows you to add, edit and remove links to other web sites on your Joomla! web site, and organize them into categories. You can then display these links on your site, and optionally let visitors add new links.
Components Weblinks Links Edit This is where you add a new Web Link or edit an existing one. Note that you need to create at least one Web Links Category before you can create your first Web Link.
Extensions Module Manager Weblinks The Weblinks module will display weblinks from within the Weblinks component.
Menus Menu Item Weblink Categories Used to show a list of all Web Link Categories. Categories are shown in a hierarchical list, as shown below. Depending on the selected options for this layout, you can click on a category Title to show the Web Links in that category.
Menus Menu Item Weblink Category Used to show a list of Web Links in a Category. Categories are shown in a hierarchical list, parent with child (sub) categories. Depending on the selected layout options, click on a category Title to show the Web Links in that category or sub categories.