Web Development Documentation

Creating a Menu Item that links to 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:
    Add New Menu Item
  3. Enter the name for the menu item (as it should appear in the Menu) in the Menu Title field (see #1 below). You may leave the box for Alias blank; one will automatically be generated.
  4. Next to the box for Menu Item Type, click the Select button (see #3 below).
    New Menu item: Menu Title, Parent Item, and Menu Item Type "Select" button
  5. A "Menu Item Type" 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
  6. Once this option is chosen, there will be a field titled "Select an Article." Click the Select buttonNew menu item - select article

  7. A pop-up window will appear, displaying 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):
    New menu item: Article selection
  8. If your new menu item should appear as a drop-down selection, go to the Parent Item drop-down menu and select the existing menu item that the new menu item should 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.
    New Menu item: Menu Title, Parent Item, and Menu Item Type "Select" button
  9. Once the correct article is selected, click Save & Close to the upper left: Save & Close

 

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