Feature #41649

Doktype external as typolink

Added by Katja Lampela over 9 years ago. Updated almost 2 years ago.

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When you want to have a page in menu which is a straight link to a file (like pdf) you have to create a page type external url and create the link manually. There is an extension (from2007) jb_external_typolink that includes the element/filebrowser to the link field. This way you can easily add a file, external url or email link as a menu item.

Improves greatly the usability and I think it would rather be a core feature than an extension.


tbl_pages.php.patch.txt (837 Bytes) tbl_pages.php.patch.txt Jan Bednarik, 2012-10-11 20:51

Related issues

Related to TYPO3 Core - Feature #46138: Allow for shortcuts to files (and content-elements?)New2013-03-08


Updated by Steffen Gebert over 9 years ago

Nice idea. Katja, could you try to create a patch for that or ask Jan to do that?


Updated by Jan Bednarik over 9 years ago


I'm attaching the patch. It's basically just adding a wizard to the URL field. I found the definition of this field in 2 PHP files, but only in this one it worked. But I believe you review it.


Updated by Mathias Schreiber about 7 years ago

  • Target version set to 7.2 (Frontend)

Updated by Riccardo De Contardi over 6 years ago

there is another extension that does a similar thing: http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/filepage


Updated by Benni Mack over 6 years ago

  • Target version changed from 7.2 (Frontend) to 7.4 (Backend)

Updated by Susanne Moog over 6 years ago

  • Target version changed from 7.4 (Backend) to 7.5

Updated by Benni Mack over 6 years ago

  • Target version deleted (7.5)

Updated by Benni Mack about 2 years ago

  • Related to Feature #46138: Allow for shortcuts to files (and content-elements?) added

Updated by Susanne Moog almost 2 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed

Will be tackled in #46138 - let's consolidate the issues and continue there.

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