Jump to content


Joomla Component Page but I don't want a menu item

  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 titan21

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • Advanced Member
  • 159 posts

Posted 27 June 2012 - 07:20 PM


This is my first foray into Joomla so be kind. I have created a component which displays a form which is used to search a data source. What I also have is a page which is used to display teh results. How do make this page (results) available in the system without creating a menu item?

Thanks in advance!


#2 jbrennan

  • New Members
  • Pip
  • Newbie
  • 3 posts

Posted 21 November 2012 - 06:49 AM


With Joomla you can access your components default view by going to

You can access a different view by going to

#3 rjmcintyre7

  • New Members
  • Pip
  • Newbie
  • 6 posts

Posted 21 November 2012 - 05:27 PM

I have always used what I call "faux menus" to do what you are talking about. Here is how I do it:
  • Set up a new menu called "faux data" or something of this nature. I always use the word faux so I know it's not a real menu.
  • Add a menu item to the menu that matches what you are trying to do (article, script, whatever you are using).
  • The menu items ARE PUBLISHED, but you will not create a module to place the menu anywhere on the site.
  • If you have your SEO URLs turned on in your Global Settings, you can now use the SEO friendly version of the URL.

This is the only way I know to do this, but it has always worked...let me know if you have questions.


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users