Appendix F. Creating Menus in Joomla! 1.6

The sample data for Joomla! 1.6 comes with a number of menus already set up and configured with menu modules. You can use these existing menus and modules as examples of how to create the navigational links you need for your site. There are some great improvements in 1.6 that make many of the tasks for creating menu items and managing menus much easier by putting most of the everyday tasks together on one screen.

Menu Manager

You can access the Menu Manager by navigating to Menus in the top menu of the control panel and clicking Menu Manager. The Menu Manager will show the existing menus that were created for the sample data in a table. Figure F.1 shows the full Menu Manager screen. The table columns ...

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