Menus Menu Item Text Separator

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How To Access

To create a new Text Separator 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 Help30-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button.png and then click the Text Separator Menu Item link under System Links.

To edit an existing Text Separator Menu Item, click its Title in Menu Manager: Menu Items.


Used to provide, a way to separate different links, give a title to a group of links, or provide a description before each link. See the Front End Example.




Details Tab

Advanced Tab

Module Assignments Tab

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


At the top right 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.
  • Cancel/Close. 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

  • It is possible to use an image as a Text Separator. A Menu Title is required. To use only image as a separator, Menu Title can be a "space".

Front End Screenshot


Example Front End Site images are generic images using Joomla! core installation supplied free Front End Templates. The actual view can depend on the installed custom template used and the template's style for those views on a Joomla! website.