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Joomla! 1.5 Cookbook by Tom Canavan

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Setting up a blog on your Joomla! site

Given that Joomla! is a content management system, it's perfect for managing a blog. In this recipe, we'll go through the steps of setting up a 'blog' on your Joomla! site.

How to do it...

I have added two articles to my website. These will form the basis of adding that content as a blog.

My first two blog articles are:

  • Day 1 at the Widget Factory
  • A tour of widget engineering

We can set up several different types of blogs on Joomla!, each has a connection back to the way that you have set up either section or category. Additional options include setting them in various layouts.

We'll look at each one, starting with the category blog.

  1. Log in.
  2. Menus | Main Menu.

    Note

    You can pick any Menu you wish - for simplicity I ...

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