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Joomla! 3 Beginner's Guide Second Edition by Eric Tiggeler

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Time for action – creating 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 in the title of the article (in this example, Bad Photography Exhibition).
  3. In the Category drop-down box, select News. Now you see why you needed to create a category before adding articles. Without categories, you cannot assign any new article to the appropriate containers within your overall site structure.
  4. On 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 fake text from www.lipsum.com.
  5. To divide the article text into an introduction text and the main article ...

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