How to Display a Popup via a Menu Item with Shack Toolbox

Documentation for Joomla 3

With Shack Toolbox you can display a Joomla popup or static module with a menu item.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use a Joomla menu item to display your Shack Toolbox popup with a Joomla article.

  • In your Shack Toolbox, go to the "Module" tab and click on the "Joomla Article":

click joomla article

  • Click the "Location & Effects" tab:

click location and effects tab

  • Click "Before opening":

click before opening

  • Click "Hidden":

click hidden

  • Click "After opening":

click hidden

  • Click "Lightbox - Fade-in":

click lightbox fade in

  • Click "How to Display Shack Toolbox via Menu item, HTML and JavaScript":

click how to display shack toolbox via menu item

  • Under "Menu Item", find the string resembling #pwebbox98_toggler and copy it:

find this link

  • Click "Save & Close".
  • Go to "Menus" > <Your Preferred Menu">. Create a new menu item by the "URL" type. Paste the link you just copied into the menu item "Link" field and save this menu item:

create menu item

  • Go to your Joomla site frontend and click this menu item. You will see the popup opening:

final result

Documentation for Joomla 4

With Shack Toolbox Pro you can display a Joomla 4 popup or a static module with a menu item.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use a Joomla 4 menu item to display your Shack Toolbox Pro popup with a Joomla article.

  • In your Shack Toolbox Pro module, go to the "Module" tab and click the "Joomla Article" box:

click joomla article

  • Click the "Location & Effects" tab:

click location and effects tab

  • Click "Before opening":

click before opening

  • Click "Hidden":

click hidden

  • Click "After opening":

click after opening

  • Click "Lightbox - Fade-in":

click lightbox fade in

  • Click "How to Display Shack Toolbox via Menu item, HTML and JavaScript":

click how to display shack toolbox via menu itemcopy it:

  • Copy the code in the "Meni Item" section:

copy this code

  • Go to the "Themes" tab and select a theme of your choice.
  • Click "Save & Close".
  • Go to "Menus" > <Your Preferred Menu">. Create a new menu item by the "URL" type. Paste the link you just copied into the menu item "Link" field and save this menu item:

create menu item

  • Go to your Joomla site frontend and click this menu item. You will see the popup opening.