Web Development Documentation

Using Categories in DocMan (Joomla! 3.x)

This procedure explains how to create DOCman categories and move documents into them, using the SAS Content Management System (CMS; Joomla! 3.x) with the DOCman document manager component for Joomla! installed.


1. Creating a Document Category

  • Log on to your site's Administrator URL.
  • Select "Components > DocMan > Categories":

    Using categories Docman 1

  • Click the New icon to the upper left of the page: DOCman "New" button

  • Type a name for your new category in the title field (see #1 below).
  • (Optional) Select a Parent Category if you want the category to be located within an existing category (see #2 below).
  • (Optional) Enter a description for your category in the description text box (see #3 below).
  • Save the new category by clicking the Save & Close icon to the upper left (see #4 below).

    DOCman: Create a category

2. Moving a Document to Your New Category

  • Select "Components > DocMan > Documents":

    Components: DOCman - Documents

  • Click on the title of a document that you want to move.
  • Click the Category dropdown menu and select your new category (see #1 below).
  • Click the Save & Close icon to the upper left (see #2 below).

DOCman: Change document category

Your document can now be found in the new category you created.

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