Extensions Module Manager Admin Quickicon

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Adds the Quickicon module to the administrator template which are visible on the main Control Panel.

How To Access

To 'add' a new Admin Quickicon module or 'edit' an existing Admin Quickicon module, navigate to the Module Manager:

  • Select Extensions  Module Manager

Click the 'New' button and click on Admin Quickicon in the modal popup window.

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




  • Title: Module must have a title


This module shows Quick Icons that are visible on the Control Panel (admin area home page).

  • Group: The group of this module (this value is compared with the group value used in Quick Icons plugins to inject icons). The 'mod_quickicon' group always displays the Joomla! core icons.


At the top left you will see the toolbar:


The functions are:

  • Save: Saves the module and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close: Saves the module and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New: Saves the module and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another module.
  • Save as Copy: Saves your changes to a copy of the current module. Does not affect the current module. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new module.
  • Cancel/Close: Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help: Opens this help screen.