Bill of Fare, Beverage List, Wine List

Category: Phoca Restaurant Menu Component
 
Bill of Fare, Beverage List, Wine List contain lists, groups and items.

Go to Components » Phoca Restaurant Menu » Bill of Fare (Beverage List, Wine List). First action which should be done, is saving information in Settings. Link to Settings can be found in Toolbars.

Click on Settings icon.

 

In Settings you can add:

  • Header
  • Footer
  • Metadata Title (Metadata information in case you want to change the default value)
  • Metadata Keywords (Metadata information in case you want to change the default value).

Save the Settings and go back to Bill of Fare (Beverage List, Wine List) - Lists. Now you can create List. Click on New and add the following information:

  • List
  • Published (publish or unpublish).
 
Click on Save. Now the List is created. You can use the following tools for each list:
 
  • Email - send the menu of this list to customers
  • Preview - preview the menu of this list (this can be printed)
  • PDF - create PDF from menu of this list
  • Multiple Edit - edit all groups and items of this list at once.
You can create Groups for this List. Click on Groups icon.
 
 
You will be redirected to list of Groups. Here you can click on New and add new Group. Group contains:
  • Title
  • List (select list)
  • Published (publish or unpublish)
  • Message (description which is displayed below the group - after all displayed items in this group).
Click on Save. Now the Group is created and you can create Items for this Group. Click on Items icon.
 
 
You will be redirected to list of Items. Here you can click on New and add new Item. Item contains:
  • Title
  • Quantity (e.g. 200 ml or 200 g)
  • Price (Don't set the currency here and don't format the number, it will be formatted according to Parameters Settings)
  • Description
  • Group (select group)
  • Image ID (You can select image for this Item in case, you have installed Phoca Gallery and added images into this gallery. Image will be displayed next to the item)
  • Published (publish or unpublish)
  • Order.
 
After successfully adding of Lists, Groups, Items and information in Settings you can create menu link to this Bill of Fare (Beverage List, Wine List) in Menus. In your Joomla! administration site go to Menus - e.g. Main Menu and click on New (create new menu link). Select Phoca Restaurant Menu - Bill of Fare (Beverage List, Wine List).

Add Title and Alias and set Parameters (Basic), Parameters (Component) and Parameters (System) and save this menu link. Now on your site (in frontend) link to Weekly Menu will be created. After clicking this link, Weekly Menu will be displayed.

Parameters (Basic)

  • Icons - display icons or text (PDF, Print and Email icons)
  • PDF Icon - display or hide PDF icon - Phoca PDF component and Phoca PDF Restaurant Menu plugin need to be installed to create PDF on your site
  • Print Icon - display or hide Print icon
  • Email Icon - display or hide Email icon
  • List - select list(s) which should be displayed for specific menu link
  • Display Header - display or hide Header
  • Display Footer - display or hide Footer
  • Display List Title - display or hide Title of the list (e.g. if you are displaying more than one list, you can display the Title for all lists. If you are displaying only one list, maybe you want not to display the Title as this can be included in Header).

Parameters (Component)

Parameters (System)

  • These are standard Joomla! System Parameters

Toolbars in administration

  • Back Button to Groups or Days or Control Panel
  • Email - you can mail menu to your customers (see Email in this guide)
  • Preview - this is preview of the created menu - this preview can be printed
  • PDF - if you have installed Phoca PDF component and Phoca PDF Restaurant Menu plugin on your site, you can create PDF document from your menu
  • Publish - publish Items, Groups, Lists
  • Unpublish - unpublish Items, Groups, Lists
  • Edit - edit current Item, Group or List
  • Multiple Edit - edit all Items, Groups and Lists at once
  • New - create new Item, Group or List
  • Settings - set Header, Footer and Meta tag information.