How do I create a module?

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In this tutorial we will be creating a module in Joomla. This is a great technique if you want to show a banner or small piece of text, and still want to have the control that a module gives you.

In this tutorial we will be creating a module in Joomla. This is a great technique if you want to show a banner or small piece of text, and still want to have the control that a module gives you.

Begin by navigating to Extensions >> Module Manager

Begin by navigating to Extensions >> Module Manager

We want to create a new module.

We want to create a new module.

And we want it to be Custom HTML. There are also several presets you can choose from.

And we want it to be Custom HTML. There are also several presets you can choose from.

Let's enter a title for the module

Let's enter a title for the module

You can set parameters for if the title should be displayed, if the module should be publisehd, the position and ordering, as well as the access level

You can set parameters for if the title should be displayed, if the module should be publisehd, the position and ordering, as well as the access level

You can also set it to only display for certain menu items

You can also set it to only display for certain menu items

Let's enter some text to display.

Let's enter some text to display.

Then save the module

Then save the module

The module has been saved. Now let's go see it on the frontend.

The module has been saved. Now let's go see it on the frontend.

We can see our module shows up correctly.

We can see our module shows up correctly.

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