Time for action — create an article

First, let's create an article in the News category:

  1. Navigate to Content | Article Manager | Add New Article. The Article Manager: Add New Article screen opens.
  2. In the Title box, type the title of the article (in this example, Bad Photography Exhibition). You can leave the Alias field blank, as Joomla will create the article alias automatically as soon as you save the article.
  3. In the Category drop-down box, select News. Now you see why you needed to create a category before. Without these you cannot assign any new articles to the appropriate containers within your overall site structure.
  4. In the editor screen, write the article. In this example, we'll just use dummy text. It's easy to copy and paste any amount of ...

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