How to Access

Select Components → Web Links → Links from the drop-down menu on the back-end of your Joomla! installation. Or select the 'Links' link from the Web Links Category Manager.


The Web Links Manager allows you to add links to other web sites at your Joomla! web site. You can add links to these sites by creating Web Link layouts in the Menu Item Manager - New/Edit.


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Column Headers


At the top right you will see the toolbar:

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Global Configuration

Click the Parameters button to open the Web links Global Configuration window as shown below. These parameters are the default values for Web Links. These setting can be overridden with settings in the Menu Item Manager - New/Edit / Parameters - Component for Web Links screen.

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List Filters

Filter by Partial Title

You can filter the list of items by typing in part of the Title or the ID number. Or you can select a combination of Category and Published State.

Filter by Category and Published State

In the upper right area, above the column headings, are 2 drop-down list boxes as shown below:

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The selections may be combined. Only items matching both selections will display in the list.

  1. Change the filter to Trashed. The Delete icon will now show in the toolbar.
  2. Select the items you want to permanently delete.
  3. Click on the Delete icon.
You can see all items, regardless of their published state, by selecting All for this filter. You can also re-publish Trashed items by selecting them and clicking on the Publish icon in the toolbar.

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