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

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5. Managing Menus

In This Chapter

Using the Menu Manager 98

Creating a New Menu 105

Adding Menu Items 111

The Default Menu Item (Home) 115

Putting It All Together 118

Menus display content and, as a result, are the most important parts of a Joomla web site. They also control navigation and literally define how the content is laid out and presented to the user. Content cannot appear on the site without being linked to a menu item. Because your visitors access and view all information through their menu clicks, it’s vitally important to get menus right.

Menu modules control the placement (position) of menu items on the site, and in turn those menu items help control the presentation and layout of the displayed content. The good news is that you ...

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