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Joomla! 2.5 Beginner’s Guide by Eric Tiggeler

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Time for action — create a link to point to a main category

Creating a menu link to point to a category takes these four steps:

  1. Navigate to Menus | Main Menu and click on New.
  2. The Menu Manager: New Menu Item screen opens. In the Menu Item Type section, select Articles | Category Blog.
  3. Enter a Title (that is, Activities). Under Required Settings, select Activities in the Category drop-down list.
  4. Click on Save & Close.

    As you can see in the following screenshot, Activities now shows up as the last item in the Menu Item Manager. The order in which Menu Items are presented here is the same order they'll have in the Main Menu on your website. If you would like to move the Activities link up in the Main Menu, just click on the arrows in the Order column ...

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