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5 years 11 months ago #120664 by djfpsych
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I have created a menu that has multiple Category lists. This menu displays for all the articles linked from it.
Can I create a different (additional) menu that links to articles across categories and that does not include the menu I already created. In other words, the articles will display with a different menu and not the category list menu when linked from the new menu,

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5 years 11 months ago #120666 by Nick
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Hi djfpsych,

If I understood you properly, yes. In Joomla, the source of the link is independent from the destination. So you could have one menu at the source, but another menu at the destination.

The menu that displays at the destination is almost always a menu module. So you can go to:
1) Extensions
2) Modules
3) Select your menu and go to the assignment options to assign it as you'd like it.

If you need more fine-grain assignment options, you can use Advanced Module Manager:
www.ostraining.com/courses/class/joomla/amm

Hope this helps! Let us know if you have any questions and we'll be glad to answer.

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5 years 11 months ago #120668 by djfpsych
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Thanks
When I setup my menu, I used category list links and noticed that when I followed a link to the category and then clicked on any of the articles in that category, the same menu was displayed for every article
I will setup another menu and module to see how this works

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5 years 11 months ago #120671 by Valentin
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Hi djfpsych,

the same menu was displayed for every article

May you elaborate? Share some link samples also

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5 years 11 months ago #120673 by djfpsych
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Yes
Here is a link
psychologyinfo.com/index.php/

You see that if you follow one of the category links it is a category list with a link to all articles in the category
eg Depression-Women
Following a link to the articles displays the same menu
I want to be able to create additional navigation (eg Women-Therapy) that would have links to treatment of women for depression, anxiety, eating disorders etc without also having the main menu displayed for the articles
I know I could copy the articles and make a slight change in the names but the whole point of cms is to not duplicate effort and improve navigation

I am doing a makeover of a large site that was created in html and reorganizing info as well as adding new info
You can see the original site by following this link
psychologyinfo.com/
I plan to eliminate the index.html file and old files when I am done changing the site, and then inserting redirects to handle links to the old site sections

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5 years 11 months ago #120674 by djfpsych
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any suggestions you have would be appreciated either related to the menu issues or site reorganization in general
Thanks

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5 years 11 months ago #120679 by Valentin
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I see what you mean.
For example, in this page , you don't want that "Main Menu" displayed on the left, right?

Go to Extensions > Modules > "Main Menu" > Menu assignment
Setup to only show it in the pages you need.

Create other menu modules and assign them to the pages you need.

Here is a lesson that would be helpful to understand better menu assignment for modules - check minute 1:36

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