Menus Menu Item Wrapper

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How To Access

To create a new IFrame Wrapper 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 Iframe Wrapper Menu Item link under Wrapper.

To edit an existing IFrame Wrapper Menu Item, click its Title in Menu Manager: Menu Items.


Used to create a page with embedded content using an IFrame with control of iframe size, width and height.




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.

Chunk4x:Help screen column header URL\en Generally, it is a good idea to always add http:// or https:// when providing a URL. There is a Auto add function to prefix a URL with http:// unless it detects the prefix in the URL. NOTE - Use the relative path to a web page address on Joomla installation. If your Joomla! website is, then use /html_docs/example.html omitting and make sure the 'Auto add' function is disabled.

Advanced Tab

Scroll Bar Parameters


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Advanced Options


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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.


At the top left you will see the toolbar:


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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