Changing the number of links on the Joomla 3.1 frontpage
The Joomla 3.0 frontpage article ordering can be configured using various options within the Blog Layout Options. For example, you can control the direction of the ordering, such as across or down. You can also control how they are ordered, such as by date created, date modified, or date published.
In this tutorial, we will cover the various settings that you can use to order articles on your front page.
The first thing we'll do is show you how to get to the admin page in your dashboard where you can change the ordering settings, and then well explain what each of them mean.
To order articles on the frontpage across or down, you'll use the following setting:
Multi Column Order:
Order articles down or across columns
The global setting is to order articles down, not across. Below you'll see how changing this setting will affect the layout of your articles:
|Multi Column Order: Across||Multi Column Order: Down|
The following options are available to choose from when deciding how to sort your frontpage articles:
The order that articles will show in
In the above ordering options, several of them ordered by date. For example, most recent first and oldest first are dependant on the date. When ordering by these, you can select which specific date you are referring to. The following options are available:
Date for Ordering
If articles are ordered by date, which date to use.
‹Section 7: Changing the number of links on the Joomla 3.1 frontpage
›Section 9: Configuring Older Posts in Joomla 3.1
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Working with Blog Posts
|1.||How to write a blog post in Joomla 3.1|
|2.||How to add a Read more button in Joomla 3.1|
Working with the Header / Banner Images
|3.||How to change the banner image in Joomla 3.1|
|4.||How to hide the banner image in Joomla 3.1|
|5.||Change the number of articles on your Joomla 3.1 frontpage|
|6.||Showing Articles in Columns on the Joomla 3.1 frontpage|
|7.||Changing the number of links on the Joomla 3.1 frontpage|
|8.||Joomla 3.1 frontpage article order|
Sidebar Modules and Widgets
|9.||Configuring Older Posts in Joomla 3.1|
|10.||Working with the BlogRoll module in Joomla 3.1|
|11.||Working with the Most Read Posts module in Joomla 3.1|