Joomla 1.5 Menu External Link using a Database Field
Posted on 2011-03-10
On a Joomla 1.5 website, I need to setup a menu item external link that is specific to the logged in user and that pulls a portion or the entire URL from a database field. So when a registered user logs into the website, on their User Menu there will be a link to say Docs, this link will have a common base URL of http://www.domain.com for all users , however the ending portion of the URL, /UsersDocs , would be specific for each user and pulled from a database field. The other option is that the entire URL is pulled from the database field.
I know that using CB I can create the database field but how do I get the Joomla External Link to pull or reference the info from the field into the URL, I do not know what to do.
Is there a way to do this without CB or is it easier to use a CB or some other plugin?
Thanks in advance for your assistance.