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Joomla! 1.5 Cookbook by Tom Canavan

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Setting up categories

In the hierarchy of content, Sections are first and they contain categories. Categories contain articles. In this recipe, we will follow up on sections and learn how to set up a category.

Getting ready

We can really get granular in terms of content management with categories. What you will need is one or more categories that you will file your articles in. You'll need to have the section that this category belongs in already created.

We will be adding categories to our Section Product News-Widget World.

If you are not the Joomla! Administrator, go ahead, log in, and let's get started.

How to do it...

  1. Choose Content | Category Manager.
  2. The following screenshot shows the full screen of Category Manager. Let's look at each section ...

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