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Joomla!: Visual Quickstart Guide, Second Edition by Tanya Symes, Marni Derr

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3. Creating Categories

In This Chapter

Using the Category Manager 48

Creating a New Category 53

Removing Categories 60

Linking to a Category Page Using Menus Items 64

Putting It All Together 68

Categories in Joomla help organize and control your site structure and content (articles). With the introduction of nested categories in Joomla 1.6, a single category can contain multiple children or subcategories each with its own subcategories. However, a single category cannot be assigned to more than one parent (root) category. Before adding a lot of content to your site, you should create your categories.

This chapter shows you how to create, edit, remove, and manage categories and how to control category page layouts. Then you will create menu items ...

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