Front End should have two modules added.  Articles Category and Articles - Latest

In this tutorial we are walking you through the Articles Category module

To add a new Articles Category module or edit an existing Articles Category module, navigate to the Module Manager:

Select Extensions → Modules

Click the New button and click on Articles Category in the modal popup window.

To Edit an existing Articles Category module, in the Module Manager click on the Articles Category Modules Title or click the Articles Category module's check box and then click the Edit button in the Toolbar.

Below is our objective. Articles Category will display article titles and description with read more

 

 

 

below is the settings for the module with regards to the filtering

 

next is for the article ordering

article ordering