How to use the Trash Manager in Joomla

Joomla New Admin series

How to use the Trash Manager in Joomla

This tutorial assumes you are already logged in to your Joomla admin panel

Deleted articles are sent to the trash manager where you can either delete them completely or restore them

First let’s see how to delete an article

1) Go to Content

2) Then click Article Manager

3) Click the checkboxes next to the articles you want to delete

4) Then click Trash

Now go to the Trash Manager

5) Click Content

6) Then Article Trash

7) To restore an article, select the box

Scroll right

8) Click Restore

9) Click Restore

10) Click OK to confirm

The restored articles have now returned to their original places but are unpublished

Let’s delete the remaining article below

Scroll right

11) Click Delete

12) Click Delete again

The article has now been permanently deleted from the database and cannot be recovered

Let’s see how to re-publish the article we restored earlier

13) Go to Content

14) And click Article Manager

15) Select the restored article

16) Click Publish

That’s it! You now know how to use the Trash Manager in Joomla

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