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The Magic Breadcrumb Arrow


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This simple addon will allow you to set Breadcrumb First or/and Last Item colors without any problem with arrows. See picture : View attachment 21995

Version 2.0 released

This addon has almost nothing to do with the previous version. Users should really install this update.

What's new:
  • The previous addon was using a Javascript to make easy the configuration of arrows. Now, for this part, it's pure Css.
  • The configuration of breadcrumb items & arrows have now a special menu "Easy Breadcrumb" (just below the menu "Breadcrumb" inside the Style Properties (admincp=>Appearance=>Styles=>{your style} => "Easy Breadcrumb")
  • Inside this new menu, there are two global options
    • One to make arrows clickable
    • One to delete arrows borders on all browsers
  • There are also some advanced options to use a SVG graphic to emulate the original arrow in order to have a clean border on all recent browsers compatible with SVG. If the browser is not compatible, then the default arrows will be displayed.
    This SVG graphic have many options: width, height, border width, border color.
  • There is also a experimental option to use another SVG graphic with a background pattern. I wrote a lot about it inside the option, no need to detail more about it here.
The integration of all those new functions can be done by two ways:
  1. Using the TMS (template modifications system)
  2. Using Javascript.
This integration is automatic. I would still recommend to use TMS, which means you will have to install TMS first (before installing/updating this addon).

If you use the SVG background pattern (experimental option), you will also need to install this addon: Browser Detection (Mobile/MSIE).


For XenForo 1.1.x : Optional but recommended: install first the TMS (template modifications system)

Then use Auto Installer or upload the files on your forum directory and Import xml file​

Go here: admincp=>Appearance=>Styles=>{your style} => "Easy Breadcrumb"



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  1. Version 2.2 released

    Version 2.2 released Add some workarounds to make the svg arrows and their image background...
  2. Version 2.1 released

    Should be compatible with XenForo 1.2 (needs to be confirmed) Confirmed by IceWolf.
  3. Version 2.0 released

    Version 2.0 released This addon has almost nothing to do with the previous version. Users...

Latest reviews

I just found this ressource after at least 1 hours trying to edit my breadcrumb via the extra.css template. What a good ressource!...
Awesome, thanks !
Great! Thank you!
Works briliantly, now the breadcrumb can finally get fully customized. Thanks for the work.
VERY CONVENIENT! I remember messing around with the breadcrumb going nuts and couldn't figure out why it was doing that. This add-on lets me know that I didn't screw anything up, that's just the way xF works. Installed!
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