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How to Create Layout Overrides for Joomla Tags

How to Customize Tags for Joomla Articles

Joomla allows you to customize almost any feature through overrides.

Layout overrides are a type of override that enable you to customize small elements such as the article author or published date.

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a layout override for Joomla tags.

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How to Create Hidden Menu Items in Joomla

Hide Menu Items on Menu Modules in Joomla

Joomla 3.5.1 introduced a new feature that makes it easy to create hidden menu items in Joomla. You can create menu links that don't have to be displayed inside menu modules

One very common use case is to hide the "Home" menu item. Many sites, including Joomlashack, follow this approach.

We also use this technique to create links to special sales pages and landing pages. We want to use the menu link to set up the page, but we don't want the links to be easily visible. This technique is the perfect solution.

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Explaining All 19 New Field Types in Joomla

joomla custom fields

Very recently, the Joomla team confirmed that custom fields will be part of an upcoming Joomla release.

This is one of the most important new features since the launch of Joomla 3, and will transform the way that many Joomla sites are built.

We're already investigating fields to see how they can be integrated with our Joomla templates and extensions.

If you haven't done so already, read our guide to Joomla's fields. Now, here's a detailed overview all the new fields types. 

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It's Confirmed! Joomla Will Have Custom Fields

joomla custom fields

Last month, we wrote about possible new features in Joomla 3.7.

The first feature on the list was "custom fields", and we described it this way:

This will be the headline feature, if it's included in Joomla 3.7. You will be able to add custom fields to articles, user profiles and contact forms.

Good news! We can confirm that custom fields will be coming to Joomla. Congratulations to Allon Moritz who lead the project, and to everyone who helped him. This is one of the most important new features since the launch of Joomla 3 in 2012.

Let's take a detailed look at how fields will work in Joomla. You can also read our overview of all 19 field types.

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Page and Module Class Suffixes in Joomla

Page and Module Class Suffixes in Joomla

When creating modules in Joomla, you may have seen a "Module Class Suffix" option.

When you add menu links in Joomla, you may have seen a "Page Class" option.

Did you know that these two features are very closely related? These features allow you to add custom CSS to specific modules or pages. This makes suffixes a really good way to style individual modules and pages.

Many Joomla template designers rely heavily on these suffixes to create their unique designs.

In the videos below, we'll introduce you to page and module suffixes. These videos are part of our "CSS for Joomla" class which is available inside Joomlashack University.

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