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Joomla! 1.5 Cookbook by Tom Canavan

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Working with items AKA articles

The power of K2 is in the idea of categorizing your data, thus making it easier to manage. This will be especially helpful as your site grows in content. Many sites are fully article-based and it is not uncommon to see a site with thousands of articles on it.

In this section, we'll tackle some more category-specific recipes.

You may have noticed by now that data does not show up as typical articles do in Joomla!. In other words, if you added an item, set it published and featured, it may not be displayed on your site because you have not set up a menu item to your K2 content.

K2 will need to be added to your menu structure to display the items (articles) in K2.

The first recipe will take into account a site that has ...

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