Hello everyone! I’ve recently got frustrated with Magento’s core functionality which requires XML definition for Administration menus. And I really wanted to add quick website / store links to it. Solution was to overwrite one of Magento’s Adminhtml blocks, and inject my non-XML, dynamic menu to it. If you’re interested in how I did it, read on.
To make it upgradeable, and painless, I’ve decided to make an extension just for this. It consists of only 2 Files, config.xml, and one Block rewrite.
First, I’ve created config.xml, and set it like this: