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How to add a menu item to the toolbar in Drupal 8 & 9

 

 

You can add items to the admin toolbar in two ways:

As content:

In ui /admin/structure/menu/manage/admin

 

or in code:

function MYMODULE_install(){
    $item = \Drupal\menu_link_content\Entity\MenuLinkContent::create([
      'link' => ['uri' => 'internal:/admin/link'],
      'title' => 'Link title',
      'menu_name' => 'admin',
    ]);
    $item->save();
}

 

Or in static configuration files:

system.admin:
  title: Administration
  route_name: system.admin
  weight: 9
  menu_name: admin
system.admin_content:
  title: Content
  description: 'Find and manage content.'
  route_name: system.admin_content
  parent: system.admin
  weight: -10
system.admin_structure:
  route_name: system.admin_structure
  parent: system.admin
  description: 'Administer blocks, content types, menus, etc.'
  title: Structure
  weight: -8
system.themes_page:
  route_name: system.themes_page
  title: Appearance
  description: 'Select and configure themes.'
  parent: system.admin
  weight: -6

This is the start of system.links.menu.yml, which defines the admin menu as we know it from D8. You can add your own entries in mymodule.links.menu.yml.

Example:

mymodule.custom_route_name:
  title: 'MyModule Title'
  route_name: mymodule.custom_settings_form
  description: 'Custom Link'
  parent: system.admin
  weight: 102

Edit:

To add an item to the top row, use the hook mymodule_toolbar(). This is an example from the tour module:

/**
* Implements hook_toolbar().
*/
function tour_toolbar() {
  $items = [];
  $items['tour'] = [
    '#cache' => [
      'contexts' => [
        'user.permissions',
      ],
    ],
  ];

  if (!\Drupal::currentUser()->hasPermission('access tour')) {
    return $items;
  }

  $items['tour'] += array(
    '#type' => 'toolbar_item',
    'tab' => array(
      '#type' => 'html_tag',
      '#tag' => 'button',
      '#value' => t('Tour'),
      '#attributes' => array(
        'class' => array('toolbar-icon', 'toolbar-icon-help'),
        'aria-pressed' => 'false',
      ),
    ),
    '#wrapper_attributes' => array(
      'class' => array('tour-toolbar-tab', 'hidden'),
      'id' => 'toolbar-tab-tour',
    ),
    '#attached' => array(
      'library' => array(
        'tour/tour',
      ),
    ),
  );
return $items;
}

 

Dont forget to clear the cache. 

 

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