Inserting a List into A Post in Joomla - A Complete Guide

Inserting a List into A Post in Joomla - A Complete Guide

Lists are an incredibly useful way to present information in an easily digestible format. Both ordered lists and unordered lists share this trait.

If you’ve built your website using Joomla and are wondering how to built lists in a post, then this article is for you. Learn how to insert a list into your post.

Step-by-Step Process

In this section, learn how to include a list into your post in Joomla 3. Here are the steps involved:
  • Open Joomla Administrator
  • Open the article where you want to insert a list. Click on Article Manager and then on the article
  • Click on Edit to start editing the article
  • If you’re creating a new article, then click on Add New Article
  • Next, position the cursor where you want to include the list
  • Select the type of list you want to include. You can either have Ordered list or Unordered list. You’ll find the options in the menu bar
  • Enter the text that you want to have for the first item on the list
  • Click Enter to create the next item and so on. Finish the list in this way
When making the list, you .

You can also make a child list by using the Outdent or Indent button. Save the changes you’ve made and exit.

Now if you open the article, you’ll see the list in the article.

Step-by-Ste Process for Joomla 2.5.x

In this section, learn how you can insert a list in Joomla 2.5.x. The above solution will not work for this version. So you need to take the correct approach. Here are the steps involved:
  • Log in to the Admin Section
  • Navigate to the row of toolbar and locate “Content”.
  • Click on it to access the drop-down menu and then select “Article Manager
  • Now select the article in which you want to include a list
  • If you want to create a new article, then you need to click on “New Article” from the Category manager
  • Now, position the cursor where you want to include list
  • Select the list type you want to display. You can either select ordered or unordered list from the editor button in the toolbar
  • Complete the list by entering items for each list
  • End the list by double-tapping the Enter key
Save the changes you’ve made and exit. Just like in Joomla 3, you can also add a child list in Joomla 2.5.x. For this, you’d have to use the IncreaseIndent and DecreaseIndent button from the toolbar.

So that’s how you include a list in a post in Joomla.
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