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To create a menu item that displays a single article:

  1. Log on to your site using the Administrator Login.
  2. Go to Menus > Main Menu  (or whichever menu you'd like to create the menu item in) and click Add New Menu Item:

    Create Menu Item1
  3. Enter a Menu Title (see #1 below). You may leave the box for Alias blank; one will automatically be generated.
  4. (Optional) If you want your new menu item to display as a dropdown selection, go to the Parent Item drop down menu and select the pre-existing menu item that you would like the new menu item to appear under (see #2 below).  If you leave "Menu Item Root" selected for Parent Item, your new menu item will appear as a top-level item.
  5. Next to the box for Menu Item Type, click the Select button (see #3 below).

    Create Menu Item2
  6. A pop-up window will open. Choose the appropriate menu item type from the list.  For a new article, click Articles (see #1 below), then select Single Article (see #2 below):

    New menu item - single article

  7. Once this option is chosen, there will be a field titled "Select an Article." Click the Select button:
    New menu item - select article

  8. A pop-up window will appear. This will display all of the website's articles. You can narrow down the results by either entering a term in the Filter text field (see #1 below), or choosing the appropriate category from the Select Category drop down menu (see #2 below). Click the article title once to select the article you want to link to (see #3 below):



  9. Once the correct article is selected, click Save & Close to the upper left: Save & Close

 

To create a new menu item displaying multiple articles within a category:

  1. Follow steps #1 - 5 above.
  2. A new dialog window will open. Click Articles (see #1 below), then select Category Blog or Category List (see #2 below):

    New menu item: category

  3. Once this option is chosen, under Menu Item Type there will be a field titled Choose a category. Select the appropriate category from the drop down list:

    New menu item: Category selection

  4. Once the correct category is selected, click Save & Close to the upper left: Save & Close

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