How to add a New Task to your Joomla 3 Component
This tutorial series, Joomla 3 component development, is currently in progress...
So far in this tutorial series we've been testing our new component by visiting our Joomla site and adding index.php?option=com_helloworld to the url, as in:
In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a menu item for your component. This will allow you to add a link to your menu that points to your component with a URL similar to:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <metadata> <layout title="Title"> <message>message</message> </layout> </metadata>
When going through the process of creating a menu item, the Title and message in the code above will be shown in the listing of item types (as in the screenshot to the right):
The whole process thus far of creating a new menu item for our component has been actually quite easy. If everything's not "clicking" yet for you, review the following screenshot (hopefully it'll tie everything together).
‹Section 6: How to add a New Task to your Joomla 3 Component
›Section 8: How to add the default Model to your Joomla 3 component
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