Adding New Sections and Categories


For Joomla 1.5

  • Under the Content heading, select Section Manager
  • Select New from the Top Right Toolbar
  • Enter a Title for your Section; Select Yes for Published to enable the Section
  • You can add a description but this is not required
  • Select Save from the Top Right Toolbar
  • Under the Content heading, select Category Manager
  • Select New from the Top Right Toolbar
  • Enter a Title for your Category; Select Yes for Published to enable the Section
  • Choose the Section you want this Category to be under
  • You can add a description but this is not required
  • Select Save from the Top Right Toolbar



For Joomla 2.5

Joomla 2.5 does not have Sections, just layered categories.

  • Under the Content heading, select Category Manager
  • Select New from the Top Right Toolbar
  • Enter a Title for your Category; select a Parent for the Category (if you want this Category to be top level, do not select a Parent)
  • Select Yes for Published to enable the Category
  • You can add a description but this is not required
  • Select Save from the Top Right Toolbar