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How to link one content item to another using Joomla! 1.5

  • Open the Joomla! Administrator backend section
  • Click on Content->Article Manager

    Article Manager

  • Create a new Article
    Type anything in the article and click on apply not save

    Apply

  • Highlight a selection of text or images and click on the link button

    Insert/edit link

  • dialog box will appear, within the Link URL textfield type in the following
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    index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=

    Dialog Box

  • Type the article ID at the end of the string that you wish to link to. eg.
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    index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=14
  • The article ID could be obtained by opening the Article Manager and on the left hand side where the articles are listed the article IDs will be listed.

    Article ID

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