How to Extend Nav Bar
  • 17 Jun 2022
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How to Extend Nav Bar

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This article introduces how to develop an app to extend left tab in the Agent Console.

We will show you how to add a new tab in the Agent Console in this example. You can also use Server API(Restful) and App API(JavaScript) to implement more complex logic based on your own requirements.

After completing all steps, you can see a new tab in the left side of Agent Console, as follows:



Read Developing An App for setting up a testing environment.


  1. Configuring the manifest file
  2. Modifying the index.html
  3. Testing App

Configuring the manifest file

Configure manifest as follows.

  "manifestVersion": "2.0",
  "agentConsole": {
    "widgets": {
      "navBar": {
        "id": "custom-tab",
        "url": "./index.html",
        "label": "Custom Tab"


idstringyesIt as the identity of widget.
urlstringyesThe address of resource, which will be displayed in iframe, can be relative or absolute.
labelstringnoIt is displayed in tab.

Modifying the index.html

Copy the following code to index.html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <title>Hello App</title>
    <script type="text/javascript" src="./js/APPClient.js"></script>
      Hello! New Tab!

Testing App

Follow this guide, log in to Agent Console, you can find a new tab in the Agent Console:


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