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

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Time for action – adding a menu link

Let's finish the three steps of content creation and add a link to your article.

  1. Navigate to Menus | Main Menu | Add New Menu Item. The Menu Manager: New Menu Item screen opens.
  2. Next to the Menu Item Type box, click on the Select button and go to Articles | Category Blog. This menu link type tells Joomla to display a page that contains introduction text and Read more hyperlinks to all the content from a specific category. You'll see what this looks like in a minute.
  3. In the Choose a category drop-down box, select News.
  4. In the Menu Title field, type in News. Click on Save.

What just happened?

Creating just one link to the News category changes a lot on the frontend. The site now looks as follows:

The home page is ...

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