Quick Start 1.0
Basic configuration instructions for MetaMod on your Joomla! 1.0.x installation. Please read carefully!
Note: this page is for MetaMod 1.0, on Joomla 1.0 only. For the Quick Start Guide for Joomla 1.5, see here.
1. Set up a the module you want to display in a module position as normalExcept instead of selecting the “Menu Item Link(s)” to link it to your particular page, select the “None” or “Unassigned” menu items. The “position” you assign the module to at this point is irrelevant.
2. Make a note of the module ID of the module(s) you want to displayIf you have installed the Joomla patch (see this page), these ID numbers will be shown to you on the MetaMod page.
3. Set up a MetaMod module
4. That’s it
The original module you wanted to display will be displayed by MetaMod, on the page and module position specified by MetaMod, not the page and position specified by the original module.
Making a Second MetaMod
In Joomla 1.0.x, the only way to make another copy of a given module type to to take a copy of an existing module of that type.
If you had deleted the last MetaMod, then you will need to un-install MetaMod, then re-install it. This will give you a brand new module to configure and/or copy.
If MetaMod is set to PUBLIC access, it can include modules that are set to REGISTERED or SPECIAL, but these will only display if the logged-in user has permissions to see them.
|Last Updated on Saturday, 20 February 2010 09:55|