Create a menu Item or button in Joomla 1.5
In order to create a menu item you need something to attach it to such as an article. Creating or editing an article can be found here. Once you have an article created you can create a menu iten / button by followinf the steps below.
- Log into your Joomla admistrator panel.
- In the menues dropdown find the menu you want to use.
- Open the menu and continue to next step.
In the illustration below in the upper right hand corner marked with a red rectangle you will see a "new" button icon. Click this and it will open a new window.
In the illustration below, ckoose the type of button you want to nake. In this case we are attaching our button to an article.
When you click on "Article" as illustrated ABOVE you will get a dropdown of choices as illistrated BELOW. Choose "Article Layout" and a new wincow will open.
Below you will see you have to mane your menu item / button. This is the name that will appear on your site. It will automatically put an alies in when you save. BEFORE youe save choose the article you want to attach it to on the right in the illustration below. SAVE and you are finished. Your new menu item will appear on your website.