BN Template Menu


Chris Newton -

3rd Party (Free)

206 downloads (last 90 days)

EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 1.x
  • ExpressionEngine 2


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  • Updater
  • Multi Site Manager
  • Stand Alone Entry Form
  • Low Variables
  • Content Elements
  • Better Workflow
  • Matrix
  • Grid
  • Webservice
  • Publisher


  • jQuery for the Control Panel

Add-On Type(s)

Accessory, Extension


An accessory for easier access to templates.

EE2 Version - Accessory

An accessory for easier access to templates.

I prefer to have this accessory open at all times, by default. To turn this behavior off, open the file and change the $always_open property to FALSE.

EE1 Version - Extension

This extension provides a drop-down menu for Templates in the Control Panel.

One click is better than two. Or three. We’re always looking for ways to speed up our ExpressionEngine development, and got tired of having to click the the Template tab, then click the template group, then click the template we wanted to edit. And thus, BN Template Menu was born.

Download BN Template Menu

EE Support Downloads Add-On Version Release Date
Not Specified Download 1.0.0 Feb 9, 2011
Not Specified Download Dec 1, 2009

BN Template Menu Links

Hooks Used

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  1. show_full_control_panel_end

This entry was created November 12, 2009, 5:45 pm.
This entry was last updated March 11, 2013, 12:40 am.

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4 Reviews:

Esparon 07.31.12

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I totally forgot the top menu because of this add-on. Accessing the templates is so much easier this way !

Ibn Saeed 11.18.11

Ibn Saeed
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Excellent Addon

DCalabrese 02.15.11

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I am taking a large 2006 1.5.2 EE site >> 2011 2.1.3 and reconstructing it piecemeal in a seond ee install with Structure.  This template menu makes cutting, pasting, and maintaining the original webmaster’s logic a breeze.  Bravo!!

Michael C. 10.27.10

Michael C.
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Such an incredible timesaver; trying to use the Control Panel template area without it feels like typing with one hand.