Why in Joomla 2.5 is there a star next to a menu item?
One of the options in the Joomla 2.5 admin menu is Menus. When you mouse over Menus, you'll see one of the menu groups has a star next to it:
The star indicates that the home page for your Joomla 2.5 website is in this menu group.
If you'd like more information on changing your homepage, please read our article on changing the homepage in Joomla 2.5.
‹Section 8: Forcing Joomla 2.5 menu items to open in a new window
›Section 10: How to link to an Article in a Joomla 2.5 Menu
Joomla Community Google+ Hangout #3
June 3rd, 2014
Thank you @RustyJoomla for letting me speak on the Joomla Community Google+ Hangout!