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Joomla! A User’s Guide: Building a Successful Joomla! Powered Website by Barrie M. North

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Chapter 5. Creating Menus and Navigation

Menus are perhaps the core of a Joomla site. In a static HTML site, they merely serve as navigation. In a Joomla site, they serve that purpose but also determine the layout of what a dynamic page will look like and what content will appear on that page when you navigate to it.

The relationship between menus, menu items, pages, and modules is perhaps one of the most confusing in Joomla. This chapter explains this relationship so that you can create a navigation scheme that works for your site.

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This chapter examines how the navigation (menus and links) is built for a Joomla website and how the different aspects interact to produce a coherent navigation structure. We look at each of the follow ...

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