Web Development Documentation

Creating a "DOCman - Documents" module

Overview

You can display a list of documents from the same category within a "DOCman - Documents" module. When new documents are added to the category, the module will automatically update the list.

Procedure

  1. In the Joomla! back-end (Control Panel), navigate to Extensions > Modules, then click the New Button to create a new module:
    Creating a new module
  2. Select DOCMan - Documents from the list that appears under "Select a Module Type:"
    Select a module type: "DOCman - Documents"
  3. Enter a Title for your module (see #1 below).
  4. Click within the Categories field and select your DOCMan category (see #2 below).
  5. For "Position," click the dropdown menu, and select the desired module position.  For example, to display the module to the right of the content area, select "Sidebar-b [sidebar-b]". Read more about Module Positions here.
  6. Click the "Menu Assignment" menu to specify which menu items will display your module (see #3 below).
  7. Click Save & Close to the upper left (see #4 below).

Creating a "DOCMan -Documents" Module