According to https://backdropcms.org/upgrade-from-drupal/features-removed-core
the Shortcut module was removed from Backdrop core as "a feature not used by the
majority of websites". This module brings it back to Backdrop as a contributed
Download and place the recommended version of the module in your website's
modules directory, go to the Functionality page (
enable the Shortcut module.
Alternatively, use Brush and just run:
brush -y en shortcut
on your terminal and it will automatically download and enable the module.
Go to Configuration > User interface > Shortcuts (
page to manage shortcut sets. You can create new shortcut sets, delete existing
ones, change set names, list links and add or delete shortcut links.
Go to Configuration > User accounts > Permissions (
and set desired permissions for user roles.
Admins can assign specific shortcut sets to users on their individual account pages (
There are two ways of displaying the shortcuts:
- Go to Structure > Layouts > [select layout] > Manage blocks and add the
Shortcuts block to any region (for example, to HEADER region). You can style the
Shortcut block output;
- Go to Configuration > User accounts > Permissions (
and give authenticated (or any other) role the
Access administration bar
permission, clear cache and the new
Shortcutsmenu item will appear on the
Report all issues on https://github.com/backdrop-contrib/shortcut/issues.