This article describes what I have learned about authoring an Article in Joomla, specifically for this website.

The Basics

  • Title
  • Alias - I make my own.
  • Category
  • Language


  • Summary (I use Heading 4 for the header)
    • Brief description.
    • Read More tag.
  • Detail
    • Structure. Use of Heading Styles.
    • Inserting a Table.


  • Attaching to a single article menu item.
  • Including it in a Category List or Category Blog.
  • Included in Recent Articles.
  • Directly referencing the Article in another Article.