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Here are two ways to create a Joomla homepage which is built with only modules.

                     

 

00:00 Introduction: Introduction to creating a Joomla homepage using only modules without featured articles.

00:17 Channel Overview: Brief description of the Basic Joomla Tutorials channel and Tim’s services.

00:46 Traditional Homepage Setup: Display of a default Joomla 5 homepage with featured articles.

01:22 Method 1: Adjusting Menu Settings: Steps to hide featured articles through menu settings.

01:59 Hiding Sidebar Modules: How to hide sidebar modules to clean up the homepage.

02:40 Hiding the Page Heading: Steps to hide the "Home" page heading from the homepage.

03:19 Reverting Changes: Reverting the menu settings changes to show featured articles again.

03:50 Method 2: Using a Blank Component: Introduction to using a blank component to create an empty content area.

04:33 Installing the Blank Component: Instructions for downloading and installing the blank component extension.

04:50 Changing the Menu Item Type: Changing the menu item type to the blank component.

05:14 Final Result: Display of the homepage with only modules and no featured articles.

05:30 Conclusion: Encouragement to subscribe for more videos and enjoy Joomla sites.

Summary

Introduction: Tim Davis introduces the video topic on how to create a Joomla homepage using only modules without featured articles.

Channel Overview: Basic Joomla Tutorials channel offers tips for building and maintaining Joomla sites.

Traditional Homepage Setup: Display of a default Joomla 5 homepage with featured articles.

Method 1 - Adjust Menu Settings:

Go to the Joomla backend.

Navigate to the main menu and edit the default menu item.

Set leading articles, intro articles, and links to zero.

Save changes to hide featured articles.

Hiding Sidebar Modules: Unpublish modules in the sidebar to clean up the homepage layout.

Hiding the Page Heading: Hide the "Home" page heading through menu item settings under "Page Display".

Reverting Changes: Revert the previous menu settings to show featured articles again for other uses.

Method 2 - Using a Blank Component:

Download and install the "Just a Blank Component" extension from ad-data.lv.

Change the menu item type from "Featured Articles" to the blank component.

Installing the Blank Component:

Go to the Joomla backend and install the extension.

Change the menu item type to the blank component for a clean content area.

Final Result and Conclusion: Display of the final homepage with only modules, and encouragement to subscribe for more Joomla tutorials.

This structure provides clear, step-by-step instructions on how to create a Joomla homepage using only modules, ensuring users can follow along easily and achieve the desired result.

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