Link (button) in an article pointing to other article

raulmonda
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hi,

I want to implement a button (or a link) in an categorized article, which points to other categorized article. How i can do that?

Thanks,

Raul
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Amanda WatsonWeb Developer

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I think the best way to do this would be to create the categorized article in the menu, then copy the URL from your site (that is you should post it live and just copy the URL)

Then you can use that URL as the link in your other article.

I hope this helps

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hi snowball,

i still working on my local machine. In the text editor (for the article, for example), whats the sintax for a link? i used "index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=xx&Itemid=yy" but didnt work...

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Raul
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index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=46&Itemid=54

So using the above syntax, did you take the values 46 and 54 (for example) from the link you created in the Menu Manager?

The Itemid is the one generated from the menu you are using so if its not working try removing it to make this
index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=46

and change the 46 to your article id...that should work

Author

Commented:
Thank you.

I did it and it works. In fact i used this info "http://docs.joomla.org/How_to_control_module_display_when_linking_to_an_article_with_no_menu_item
i even implemented a "back" link at the bottom of each content page to point at the "caller" content.  ;)
Now it looks like "Previous-Next" Joomla originated; just i dont want those words (previous-next), i want "Image Gallery-Back".
TY again for the shortcut (the link with only one ID, the article ID)

Raul
Amanda WatsonWeb Developer

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Oh great, I am glad that article helped too

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