Menu Item Details

Parameter

Value

Description

Title

Text

Enter the title of the menu item. This title is displayed under the User Menu section at the front-end.

Alias

Text

Enter the alias or the internal name of the menu item. Alias is used to form Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs.

If you leave the Alias field blank, the value of the Title field will be considered as alias. However, the value will be converted to lowercase, and spaces will be replaced with dashes.

Alias name consists of lowercase letters and hyphens (-), and no blank spaces or underscores are allowed in it. Alias is used in the URL when SEF feature is activated.

Link

Label

Displays the link that will appear in your browser's address bar on clicking the added menu item under the User Menu section at the front-end.

Display in

Dropdown

Select the section under which the added menu item will be displayed at the front-end. For the menu item being added in this case, the User Menu section should be selected.

Parent Item

List

Select the menu item under which the added menu item will be displayed at the front-end. If you select 'Top', the added menu item will not be displayed under any existing menu item; it will appear directly within the section selected in the 'Display in' field.

Published

Yes/No

If set to Yes, the added menu item is displayed in the front-end under the User Menu section.

Order

Dropdown

Select the position at which the added menu item will be displayed under the User Menu section at the front-end. The same order is followed within the list of menu items in the Menu Item Manager [usermenu] page as well. By default, a newly added menu item is displayed at the last position.

Access Level

List

Select the access level so that the menu item is accessible only to the users who belong to the group containing the selected access level. The options available are as follows:

Public: Allows everyone to access the menu item.

Registered: Allows only registered users to access the menu item.

Special: Allows users of Author group or higher to access the menu item.

On Click, Open in

List

Select a method for displaying the interface, which is linked to the added menu item.

Parameters (Basic)

The parameters of the Parameters (Basic) section appear only for Compose message layout.

Parameter

Value

Description

Inbox message type

Dropdown

Select a message type. The selected message type is used to compose messages when the menu item for composing messages is clicked at the front-end.

Subject preset

Text

Enter a subject for composing messages. The specified subject is used to compose messages when the menu item for composing messages is clicked at the front-end.

To preset

Text

Enter a recipient name. The specified recipient name appears in the 'To' field of compose message form when the menu item for composing messages is clicked at the front-end.

CC preset

Text

Enter a recipient name. The specified recipient name appears in the 'CC' field of compose message form when the menu item for composing messages is clicked at the front-end.

BCC preset

Text

Enter a recipient name. The specified recipient name appears in the 'BCC' field of compose message form when the menu item for composing messages is clicked at the front-end.

Parameters (System)

Parameter

Value

Description

Page Title

Text

Enter the text to be displayed as the title of the Inbox page at the front-end. If this field is left blank, a default title is used.

Show the Page Title

Yes/No

If set to Yes, the title of the Inbox page is displayed at the front-end.

Page Class Suffix

Text

Enter suffix to be applied to the CSS classes of the Inbox page to allow individual page styling.

Menu Image

Dropdown

Select an image to be placed towards the left or right of your menu item.

SSL Enabled

Options

Select whether or not this menu item should use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and the Secure Site URL. For more information, refer to Terminology.