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Joomla! 2.5 Beginner’s Guide by Eric Tiggeler

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Time for action — rearrange the layout of articles on the home page

You decide to rearrange the items on the home page. Let's say you want a maximum of two intro texts, both in just one column. Apart from this, you would like to show a few hyperlinks to other articles that could be of interest to visitors browsing the home page. You may wonder where Joomla stores the home page settings. As we've seen in previous chapters, menu link settings often determine Joomla's page output—and this is no different for the Home link in the Main Menu. This menu link is of a specific menu item type, Featured Articles. To change the appearance of the home page, we'll customize the menu link settings as follows:

  1. Navigate to Menus | Main Menu. In the Menu Manager ...

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