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

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Time for action – adding the Newsflash module to the home page

Let's use the Newsflash module to show a random article's introduction text from a selected category each time the page is loaded. Every time the visitor returns, another item will be displayed in the Newsflash module position. The steps are as follows:

  1. Navigate to Extensions | Module Manager. Click on New and select Articles - Newsflash. This is shown in the following screenshot:
    Time for action – adding the Newsflash module to the home page
  2. In the next screen, make sure the Status setting is set to Published so that the module displays the articles. This is the default setting.
  3. In the Title box, enter an appropriate title. In this example, we'll ...

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