How to manage Weblinks in Joomla – joomla 2.5 tutorials

This tutorial assumes you are already logged into your Joomla admin panel.

Let’s start by selecting the Components menu option. Then down to Weblinks and across to Categories. We will create a new Category for our Weblink. Click the New button. Click in the Title field to select and enter a title for this Category. Scroll down and select the text area for the Description field. Scroll up and click on the Save & Close button.

Now click on Web Links and we will create our Web Link for our new Category.

Click on the New button. Click in the Title field and enter a title for this Web link. Next click in the URL field and enter the URL for this web link. If you do not start your link with http:// Joomla will add it for you.

Select a Category for this link from the Category dropdown field. Scroll down and click in the text area for the Description field. Enter a description for this link here. Scroll up and click the Save & Close button.

Now let’s create a top menu item for our previously created Web Link.

Select the Menus option. Then down to Top and across to Add New Menu Item. First we need to select a Menu Item Type. Click on the Select button. Select the Menu Item Type for this menu item by clicking on it. Select a Category for the Menu Item Type we just selected. Click in the Menu Title field and enter a menu title. This is the text that is displayed in the website menu. Enter any other optional settings as needed. Click on the Save & Close button.

Now let’s view our menu item to our new Web Link. Click the View Site link. Here we can see the link we created to our new Web Link. Click the link to view the listing for our Web Link. Now you know how to manage Web Links in Joomla

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