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How To Access

To create a new Search Results 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-en.png and then click the List of All Tags Menu Item link under Tags.

To edit an existing Compact Tag Views Menu Item, click its Title in Menu Manager: Menu Items.

Description

Used to create a 'List of All Tags' page per tag(s) selected.

Screenshot

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Details

Details Tab

For more information please see Menu Item Manager: Details Tab

Required Settings

  • Menu Title. The title that will display for this menu item.
  • Parent Item: The menu that this menu item (choice) will be part of. The menus defined for the site will show in the list box.

Optional Settings

  • Content Type. Only tags of the selected types will be displayed.
  • Language Filter. (Use Global/All/Current/...) Optionally filter the list of tags based on language.


  • Link. The internal or external URL (of the web page address using which includes the http:// prefix).
Examples: http://www.thedomainname.com or http://www.thedomainname.com/morehelp.html

Advanced Tab

Tag Options

Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Tags-Items-List-All-Tags-options-screenshot-en.png
  • Number of Columns: The number of columns to arrange the tags in. Note that this may not be the number displayed if 12 does not divide evenly into it because display is based on a 12 column grid.
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  • Heading Description. Description to display at the heading of tags list.
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  • Show Heading Image. (Use Global/Hide/Show). Show an image at the heading of the tags list.
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  • Heading Image File. Select or upload the image to display in the heading of the tags list.
  • Order (default). Shows ordering of selected column, ascending or descending.
  • Direction. (Use Global/Descending/Ascending) Sort order. Descending is highest to lowest. Ascending is lowest to highest.
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  • Item Images. (Use Global/Hide/Show). Shows the first image for each item in the list.
  • Tag Descriptions. (Use Global/Hide/Show) Show or Hide the description for each tag listed.
  • Maximum Characters. The maximum number of characters to display from the description in each tag.
  • Hits. The number of times an item has been viewed.

Item Selection Options

Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Tags-Items-List-All-Tags-Selection-options-screenshot-en.png
  • Maximum Items. The maximum number of results to return.
  • Filter Field. The Filter Field creates a text field where a user can enter a field to be used to filter the articles shown in the list. The possible options in the Backend menu item edit:
    • Use Global: Use the value from Articles  Options. Only appears in Menu Item Type Options.
    • Hide: Don't show a filter field.
    • Title: Filter on article title.
    • Author: Filter on the author's name.
    • Hits: Filter on the number of article hits.
  • Display Select. (Use Global/Hide/Show) Whether to hide or show the Display # control that allows the user to select the number of items to show in the list.
  • Pagination. Show or hide Pagination support. Pagination provides page links at the bottom of the page that allow the User to navigate to additional pages. These are needed if the listed items will not fit on one page.
    • Use Global: Use the default value from the component options screen.
    • Auto: Pagination links shown if needed.
    • Show: Pagination links shown if needed.
    • Hide: Pagination links not shown. Note: In this case, Users will not be able to navigate to additional pages.
  • Pagination Results. (Use Global/Hide/Show) Show or Hide the current page number and total pages (e.g., "Page 1 of 2") at the bottom of each page. Use Global will use the default value from the component options.

Integration Options

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:

Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-Cancel-Help-toolbar-en.png 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. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Front End Screenshot

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

Help31-Menus-Menu-Tags-List-All-front-end-screenshot-en.png

Quick Tips

Related Information

Related Help Screens Description
Menus Menu Item Tags Items Compact List Used to create a 'Compact List of Tagged Items' page per tag(s) selected.
Menus Menu Item Tags Items List Used to create a 'Tagged List of Items' page per tag(s) selected.