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Joomla! by Stephen Burge

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8. Joomla! Modules Explained

Modules make life easier for our site’s visitors. They are small blocks that allow visitors to quickly find information, links, or features. Because they’re small, they’re often found around the outside of your site’s page.

Things You Can Do After Reading This Chapter

Understand modules

Create modules

There are also four ways in which you can control modules. You learn how to

• Change the position of modules

• Change the order modules appear in

• Change menu links modules appear on

• Change when modules appear

Understanding Modules

Modules normally go around the left, right, top, and bottom of your site. The default Joomla template has more than a dozen different places where you can place them. If we turn on ...

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