How to Add a Custom Module Position

The custom.php file

In order to add a new module position, edit custom.php file. The process to create that file is explained here

Duplicate an existing module position

Now, let's say you want a new module position below grid-top2. In this example the new position will be named "custom". First, find the grid-top2 position code in custom.php. 

Joomla - How to Add a Custom Module Position in Wright

Copy that code and paste below.

Joomla - How to Add a Custom Module Position in Wright

As last step, set the "custom" position name by replacing "grid-top2" mentions, including the id.

Joomla - How to Add a Custom Module Position in Wright

Selecting the position

Please note when assigning a module to the new position, the name won't be listed, however you can type it and press enter key.

Joomla - How to Add a Custom Module Position in Wright