Joomla categories and articles

com_content type source settings

Menu root

This function works like the one in Joomla source type Menu root parameter.

Single root as menuitem

This function works like the one in Joomla source type Menu root parameter.

Show articles

If enabled, articles are shown in the menu.

Max. articles per Category

If Show articles is enabled, you can limit how much articles are displayed in each of the categories.

Display number of articles

  • No: Article count not displayed next to the categories
  • Yes, the real count: Article count displayed next to the categories
  • Yes, the aggregated count: Article count displayed next to the categories and sumed up in the parent categories

Show empty categories

If disabled, the empty categories(which does not have any articles associated) will no be shown.

Order

Manages the ordering of the category and articles in the menu.

  • Component's default: The menu use the ordering what you set in the component settings
  • Ascending: Categories are ordered by category name in ascending order
  • Descending: Categories are ordered by category name in descending order

Menu icons

If you enabled this feature with Show, the menu will show the category icons. Also Accordion Menu allows you to choose the alignment for the icons.

The feature called Only icon will not show the menu item title, if there is icon for the menu item. So the menu item will be just an image button.