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Add/Edit/Delete Menu Items in Joomla

Menus are the main method of navigation on your Joomla website. You may recognize the Main Menu as the bar at the top of most websites. It contains Home, About, Contact, and more. To edit items on your Main Menu, use this step-by-step guide. Don’t forget, you can call Techno Goober for help at (302) 645-7177 or email us for help. 

Quick Access: 

 


 

Open Menu Manager

To begin, log into Joomla, your content management system.

Step 1: Click Menu. 

click menu

Step 2: Select Main Menu from the drop-down options. 

main menu

 

 


 

Edit Existing Menu Item

Step 1: Open the Menu Manager.

main menu manager

Step 2: Click the menu item that you want to modify. 

Step 3: Make the desired changes in the Menu Editor.

modify menu item

Step 4: When you are finished, click Save

save password

Step 5: Go to the front-end of the website to check out your work. To do this, you can click the name of your website in the top right corner of your screen. 

open front end

Help! I Don’t See My Changes!

 


 

Add New Menu Item

Step 1: Navigate to the Menu Manager.

Step 2: Click New in the top left area. 

New Menu Item

Step 3: Choose a Menu Item Type by clicking Select

select menu item type

Step 4: Choose the Menu Item Type you would like to add. Usually, you will choose Articles

Menu item Type - Articles

Step 5: You may need to select a secondary Menu Item Type. If you selected Articles, usually you will select Single Article

menu item type single article

Step 6: Click Select under Select Article*

Select Article - Menu

Step 7: Search for or select the Article you would like to add to the menu. 

search or select article

Step 8: Input the Menu Title and URL you would like this menu item to use. This will be the Title that is listed on the main menu and the URL used when a user clicks on the page. 

Menu Title and URL

Step 9: When you are finished, click Save

save password

Step 10: Go to the front-end of the website to check out your work. To do this, you can click the name of your website in the top right corner of your screen. 

open front end

Help! I Don’t See My Changes!

 


 

Delete Menu Item

Step 1: Navigate to the Menu Manager.

Step 2: Check the Menu item you would like to delete. 

check menu item to delete

Step 3: Click Trash. 

trash menu item

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