You can publish or unpublish easily any module, in any Joomla page, in Frontend.

See also : Remove a module



  • You need to be logged in front side as author or administrator.

  • In the current page, unlock the page edition : click on the NextGen Editor button visible on the left side of the screen. You can now edit many contents in the current page.

  • move your mouse over the module. A small toolbar becomes visible.

  • click on the “Publish/unpublish” Button.


When unpublished, the module is not visible for users. As author/administrator, you can see it nevertheless as a small gray box. You can click on the “Publish” button, the whole module becomes visible.

To remove definitely the module, use the “delete” button.



This functionnality is 100% Joomla complient. When you unpublish a Joomla module with the NextGenEditor toolbar, the Joomla module status is saved as unpublished in the database. If you go in Joomla administration, you see the unpublished module. You can both change publication state of the modules in the Frontend with NextGenEditor or in the Joomla Backend.