Types of Joomla Front Page Content

When a menu link item is created in any menu, the first action is to select a menu item type. Every website must have at least one menu. Joomla! websites can have many menus, and these can be set to display or not.

These menu link item types are representative of the default installation. When additional extensions, such as components, modules, and plugins, are added to a website, more menu link type choices are automatically added, depending upon the nature of the extension.


It manages all types of content relative to categories and articles.

  1. Archived Articles
  2. Category Blog
  3. Category List
  4. Create Article
  5. Featured Articles
  6. List All Categories
  7. Single Article


It allows you to configure the Joomla site and the template.

  1. Display Template Options
  2. Site Configuration Options


It allows the creation of different types of contact lists that can be used to communicate with the individuals added to the Contacts component.

  1. Featured Contacts
  2. List All Contact Categories
  3. List Contacts in a Category
  4. Single Contact


RSS feeds from other websites can be displayed in different combinations or as a single feed.

  1. List All News Feed Categories
  2. List News Feeds in a Category
  3. Single News Feed


It allows you to manage users consent to your privacy policy or terms and conditions.

  1. Confirm Request
  2. Create Request
  3. Extend Consent

Smart Search

It creates a feature to search the website for specific content.

  1. Search

System Links

These functions can create link items that have specialized uses.

  1. External URL
  2. Menu Heading
  3. Menu Item Alias
  4. Text Separator


It allows adding tags to articles and other content, which is simply a label attached to a content item.

  1. Compact List of Tagged Items
  2. List of All Tags
  3. Tagged Items


It organizes users and allows the use of the Joomla! Access Control Manager (ACL) to manage user permissions relative to website content.

  1. Edit User Profile
  2. Login Form
  3. Logout
  4. Password Reset
  5. Registration Form
  6. User Profile
  7. Username Reminder Request


It allows external URLs to be displayed within the content area of the website.

  1. iFrame Wrapper
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