Joomla, the open-source content management system, uses WYSIWYG editors to help you create article content. These editors, such as TinyMCE, allow you to make two columns in a Joomla article. Some editors have table management built in, with which you can create columns. You won't need such functionality in your editor if you can manually add a table to create two columns in a Joomla article.
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Log in to your Joomla admin interface at YourSite.com/administrator. If your Joomla installation is in a sub-folder it will be YourSite.com/YourJoomlaInstall/administrator.
Click "Add New Article" from the control panel.
Enter a title and alias for the article in the appropriate fields.
Select whether you want the article published yet and whether it will appear on the front page.
Select a section and category for the article using the drop-downs.
Click "HTML" in the WYSIWYG editor. You must be using tinyMCE, which can be configured in "Global Configurations" under the "Site" section.
Enter the following code in the HTML editor that pops up:
<table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0">
<td> </td> <td> </td>
Click "Update" at the bottom. You should now see two columns in your WYSIWYG editor. They will expand vertically as you add content.
Enter your article text and images accordingly using your two columns. Format your article as necessary and click "Save."
Tips and warnings
- You can also change the width of the columns by modifying "width="100%"" in the table code. This can be a per cent or pixel value.
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