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

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Tweaking the details – changing article settings

When editing an article, you can set a wide array of options. These allow you to control exactly which article details are shown, when the article will be published, and so on. It's a good idea to explore the options to make sure what combination of settings fits your needs best.

The following is an overview of the settings you can choose for each article.

Tip

At the top of the editor screen, there's the Alias field. Alias is an internal reference that Joomla uses for the article URL. You don't have to enter anything here; Joomla will automatically fill out the Alias field based upon the article title. However, when you change the article title, it's best to make the Alias field empty. This way, Joomla ...

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