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Changing FreePBX Module Menu Names

  • The "freepbx_menu.conf" file that is usually placed in /etc/asterisk gives you the ability to customize your FreePBX modules names and categories that they fall under. To enable it, create a new file in /etc/asterisk and name it as freepbx_menu.conf then add your changes you want made as outlined below.  You must also enable the Advanced Setting "Use freepbx_menu.conf Configuration"

  • This file provides the following options:
    • Move menu items to different categories
    • Create new Categories
    • Rename the item/module
    • Remove menu items that you don't want displayed
    • Change the sort order of items

  • Categories are arranged at the top of the page in Alphabetical order except if you create a new Category called "Favorites" it will always be the first tab.

  • The following examples provide you with a demonstration of how you might go about changing a setup:

  • Change the category for a module.  In our example below we are moving the extensions module to the Category called "Favorites"

  • Change the category and name for a module as shown below.  Here we are changing the Name to Follow Me and adding it to the "Favorites" category.

    name=Follow Me
  • Change the sort order and category of a module

  • Remove a module from showing up in the menu even though it is installed



  • The easiest way to determine the name of a module that you define in the brackets above that you want to change something for is to bring up the module in your browser and look at the URL at the top. The "display=XXX" will tell you the name that you need to reference in the brackets above.  In our example we would need to reference clearlysp.

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