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Revision as of 10:01, 5 January 2013

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 Help30-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button.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.

Description

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

Screenshot

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Details

Details Tab

For more information please see Menu Item Manager: Details Tab

Required Settings

  • URL. Field to enter a URL (web page address). 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 http://www.example.com, then use /html_docs/example.html omitting http://www.example.com and make sure the 'Auto add' function is disabled.

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  • Menu Title: The title that will display for this menu item.</translate>

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  • Menu Location: The menu that this menu item (choice) will be part of. The menus defined for the site will show in the list box.</translate>

Advanced Tab

Scroll Bar Parameters

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  • Scroll Bars: (No/Yes/Auto) Whether or not to include horizontal and vertical scroll bars, no or yes. Auto will add the scroll bars automatically when needed because of embedded page size.</translate>

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  • Width: Width of the IFrame Window. Enter in a number of pixels or enter in a percentage (%). For example, "550" means 550 pixels. "75%" means 75% of the page width.</translate>
  • Height. Height of the IFrame Window. Enter in a number of pixels or enter in a percentage (%). For example, "550" means 550 pixels. "75%" means 75% of the page height.

Advanced Options

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  • Auto height. Automatically set height to height of external page. Note - this will only work if the external page is on the same domain. For example, http://www.example.com the external html must be in the example.com root file structure. Sub domains will not work, as a sub domain is considered a separate domain.
  • Auto add. Automatically prefix web address with http://. This feature will automatically detect and not prefix a URL with http:// or https:// already used in the URL.
  • Frame border. Add a border around the IFrame window.

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:

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  • Save: Saves the item and stays in the current screen.</translate>

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  • Save & Close. Saves the menu item and closes the current screen.</translate>

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  • Save & New. Saves the menu item and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another menu item.</translate>

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  • Cancel/Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.</translate>

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  • Help. Opens this help screen.</translate>

Quick Tips

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