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Joomla! 2.5 Beginner’s Guide by Eric Tiggeler

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Time for action — show the most recent items first

The visitors of the CORBA site will probably expect to see the most recently added items on the top of the page. Let's set the Layout Options to organize things accordingly:

  1. Navigate to Menus | Main Menu and click the Home link to edit its settings.
  2. The Layout Options contain ordering options for Featured Articles. Make sure Category Order is set to No Order, to avoid specific category order settings overruling the article settings you choose. In the Article Order drop-down list, choose Most recent first, as shown in the following screenshot:
    Time for action — show the most recent items first
  3. When ordering your articles by date you'll probably want ...

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