Why and How to Create Hidden Menu Items in Joomla 4 & Joomla 3.x

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Joomla News: Why and How to Create Hidden Menu Items in Joomla 4 & Joomla 3.x


Hidden Menu Link is a simple but neccesary part of website administration. It is very useful for you in some special cases. Let's find out why and how to create hidden menu items in Joomla 4 & Joomla 3.x with us.

 

Why Use Hidden Menu Items?

 

Hidden Menu Item is used when you want to show a page on your website with menu link without adding it on the Main Menu.

 

Especially, with eCommerce sites, there are lots of daily deals, ad pages  on landing pages. Hidden Menu items are best choice to publish the deals, ads pages and not show them on Menu.

 

How to Create Hidden Menu Items in Joomla 4 and Joomla 3.x

 

Step 1: Select the Menu, in this article, we use the Main Menu

 

Access to your website admin panel. Select Menus -> Main Menu.

 

Why and How to Create Hidden Menu Items in Joomla 3.x & Joomla 4

 

Step 2: Edit or Create New Menu Item

 

If you want to hide the existing items, click on the item name and edit. Or create a new hidden item.

 

Why and How to Create Hidden Menu Items in Joomla 3.x & Joomla 4

 

Step 3: Hide the Item

 

In Link Type option, find the option “Display in Menu”. Switch the option to “No” to make the item invisible on the menu.

 

Why and How to Create Hidden Menu Items in Joomla 3.x & Joomla 4

 

These steps are really simple but will help you effectively manage your website in a smart way. You can discover more about Joomla 4 here: Joomla 4 News Features and Release Plan



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