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Using the Menu Manager in Joomla 1.5

This tutorial will show you how to use the menu manager in Joomla 1.5

The Menu Manager allows you to create custom menus for your Joomla site

1) Click Menus

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2) Then Menu Manager

Let’s create a new menu

Scroll right

3) Click New

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The Unique Name is what Joomla uses to identify this module within the code

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4) Enter a Title

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5) Type a Description

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The Module Title is what will display on the front-end. If this field is left blank, the module will not be created

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Scroll right

6) Click Save

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7) Click this icon to edit the menu contents

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Scroll right

8) Click New

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9) Select the Menu Item Type from the list

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10) Enter a Title

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The Alias is an internal name that Joomla uses in the URL if SEF is enabled

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Entering an alias is optional; and, if left blank, Joomla will create a default one by automatically converting the title to lowercase and replacing any spaces with a hyphen

However, you may manually enter an alias, if desired

11) Click Save

The last thing to do after creating a new menu is to enable it in the module list

12) Click Extensions

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13) Click Module Manager

14) Click the red X icon next to the menu item

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The new menu can now be viewed on the front-end. Let’s go there now

Here it is

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That’s it! You now know how to use the Menu Manager in Joomla