Version 29 (modified by rjollos, 5 years ago) (diff)

Whitespace is not permissible in [tractab] configuration.

Serve a page in Trac within an Iframe


This plugin allows you to add a button to the main navigation bar and serve a page in the Trac template within an Iframe linking to the appropriate URL. This will work for any number of URLs specified in the proper format.

See also: MenusPlugin, NavAddPlugin.

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for TracTabPlugin are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


Download the zipped source from here.


You can check out TracTabPlugin from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


The following trac.ini configuration will create 2 new tabs on the main navigation bar, one named Google and the other named My Blog, with the respective URLs and permissions (e.g. Google requires WIKI_VIEW, while MyBlog requires TRAC_ADMIN). The handlers for these items will be /tractab/Google and /tractab/My%20Blog.


names = Google, My Blog
urls =,
  • Note: The perms parameter is optional, but if left unspecified, it requires TRAC_ADMIN permissions to view the tabs.

Recent Changes

[12716] by rjollos on 2013-03-13 15:25:53
Refs #5742: Refactored template.
[12715] by rjollos on 2013-03-13 15:08:26

Refs #5742:

  • Moved import of resource_filename to its customary location within the ITemplateProvider method.
  • Organized imports.
  • Minor source code formatting changes.
  • Removed unused method.
[12714] by rjollos on 2013-03-13 14:55:40

Refs #5742: Misc changes.

  • Modified entry point.
  • Added url to
  • Added to
    • license header
    • description and long description
    • project url
    • included "2-Clause" in license description
  • Formatted source code.


Author: bobbysmith007
Maintainer: rjollos