IMPORTANT NOTE: During this live stream I encountered an issue that prevented the template applied to the article from displaying.
The steps outlined at the beginning of the video will work just fine for you if you are not using sh404SEF on your site. If you are, delete all the the SEFurls and duplicates for the page you are assigning the template to and you should be good to go! Not all template frameworks for Joomla will allow you to assign a template to individual articles using Advanced Template Manager from Regular Labs.
However, there is a way around this using hidden menu items. How to assign Joomla templates to individual articles through the use of hidden menu items is what today's Maintenance Monday live stream is all about.
Hidden menu items may keep the menu on the front end of your Joomla site tidy, but in the menu admin area they can be a real source of clutter. However, there is an easy way to organize them and keep them almost hidden in the back end as well.
How to organize hidden menu items in Joomla published menu items is what today's Maintenance Monday live stream is all about. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! ► https://goo.gl/N6y5bH
Sometimes you need menu items published but not visible in a menu on your Joomla site. Fortunately there is an easy and simple way to hide such menu items. How and why to hide published menu items is what today's Maintenance Monday live stream is all about.
To celebrate the 100th episode of Maintenance Monday we're giving away a $100 (Canadian eh!) Amazon Gift Card. Details on how to enter are in the video. I used to think that the " " code that seemed to randomly appear in Joomla articles and content was just a pain in the butt that had to be manually removed (OK, now I hear it!) in code view.
However, thanks to Gary Barclay leaving a comment on MM #099, I now understand its purpose. " " is a code used for making a Non Breaking Space. So if you ever want to force two words to stay together instead of being broken apart at the end of a line of text, " " is your friend!
Showing examples of how and when to insert " " in your Joomla pages and articles is what today's Maintenance Monday live stream is all about. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! ► https://goo.gl/N6y5bH
Sometimes one of your Joomla pages will wrap text in mysterious ways, almost as if something invisible is affecting it. When this happens it might actually be something visible in the html code that is behind the strange behaviour.
Sometimes a space is not a space! How to find the visible "invisible" characters affecting wrapping in your Joomla pages is what today's Maintenance Monday live stream is all about. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! ► https://goo.gl/N6y5bH