Click on the column heading to sort the list by that column's value.
#. An indexing number automatically assigned for ease of reference.
Checkbox. Check this box to select one or more items. To select all items, check the box in the column heading. After one or more boxes are checked, click a toolbar button to take an action on the selected item or items. Many toolbar actions, such as Publish and Unpublish, can work with multiple items. Others, such as Edit, only work on one item at a time. If multiple items are checked and you press Edit, the first item will be opened for editing.
Title. The name of the item. For a Menu Item, the Title will display in the Menu. For an Article, Section, or Category, the Title may optionally be displayed on the web page. This entry is required. You can open the item for editing by clicking on the Title.
Published. The Article's Published status. The possible values are shown under the main window, as shown below:
You can toggle the Published state on and off by clicking on the icon in this column. A status of Pending means that an Article's Start Publishing Date is in the future. You can hover on the icon to see an Article's Start and Stop Publishing dates.
Order. The order in which to display the Articles on the Front Page. If the list is sorted by this column, you can change the order by clicking the arrows or by entering the sequential order and clicking 'Save Order'. Note that the display order on the Front Page is set in the Parameters - Advanced section for the Front Page Blog Menu Item. To sort Front Page Articles using this Order value, set the Category Order to "No. Order by Primary Order Only" and set the Primary Order to "Default". If these Parameters are set to other values (for example, "Oldest First" or "Title (Alphabetical)"), then the Articles will be sorted that way and this column will be ignored.
Access Level. Who has access to this item. Current options are:
Public: Everyone has access
Registered: Only registered users have access
Special: Only users with author status or higher have access
ID. The ID number. This is a unique identification number for this item assigned automatically . It is used to identify the item internally, for example in internal links. You can not change this number.
Section. The Section this item belongs to. Clicking on the Section Title opens the Section for editing. See Section Manager - Edit.
Category. The Category this item belongs to. Clicking on the Category title opens the Category for editing. See Category Manager - Edit.
Author. Name of the Joomla! User who created this item. Clicking on the Author opens the User for editing. See User Manager - Edit.
At the top right you will see the toolbar:
The functions are:
Archive. To change one or more Articles to Archived status, select them and press this button. Archived Articles are retained on the site and are available for viewing on Menu Items with a Type of Archive Layout. They can not be published to other pages while set to Archived status. Note that Articles assigned to the "Uncategorized" Section will not show on the Archived Article List layout.
Publish. To publish one or more items, select them and click on this button.
Unpublish. To unpublish one or more items, select them and click on this button.
Remove. To remove one or more Articles from the Front Page, click on the checkbox for each Article and press the Remove button. The removed Articles may still be available on other pages. This only removes them from the Front Page.
Filter by Partial Title
Filter by Section, Category, Author, Published State
In the area in the upper right, above the column headings, there are 4 drop-down list boxes as shown below:
The selections may be combined. Only items matching all selections will display in the list.
Select Section. Use the drop-down list box to select the desired Section. Only items in this Section will display. You may also select 'Uncategorized'.
Select Category. Use the drop-down list box to select the desired Category. Only items in this Category will display. You may also select 'Uncategorized'.
Select Author. Use the drop-down list box to select the desired Author. Only Articles with this Author will display.
Only the Articles that have already been added to the Front Page will display on this screen. Articles can be added to the Front Page in the Article Manager or when an Article is added or edited in Article Manager - New/Edit.