Step 1. Go to the Channels list in your StoryChief account and choose Joomla!

Step 2. Click on Add new destination. Enter the full URL of your Joomla! site and click on Save settings.

Step 3. Keep this page open and head on over to your Joomla! control panel in a new tab or window. After logging in, go to System ➜ Extensions ➜ Install from the navigation bar.

Step 4. Choose the Install from URL tab. Go here and choose the relevant release for your Joomla version.

  • Joomla 4: latest v4.x.x release

  • Joomla 3: latest v3.x.x release

Step 5. Copy the Source code (zip) link and paste it into the Install from URL field in Joomla!. Click Check and Install.

Step 6. Once installed, go to System ➜ Global Configuration from the Joomla! navigation bar and select StoryChief.

Step 7. You can now enter the encryption key present in your StoryChief account.

The default category will be used when a story does not have one assigned. You can find the IDs of different categories by going to Content ➜ Categories.

If you require custom fields you can click on the Select button to set them up. You can create custom fields in StoryChief by visiting here.

Don't forget to Save your changes after you are finished. Your Joomla! website is now linked to your StoryChief account.

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