Custom menu item

This example shows you how to add some simple menu items to a new "custom" menu.

  • TinyMCE

  • HTML

  • JS

  • Edit on CodePen

<textarea id="custom-menu-item">
  <p><img style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" title="Tiny Logo" src="" alt="TinyMCE Logo" width="128" height="128" /></p>
  <h2 style="text-align: center;">Welcome to the TinyMCE editor demo!</h2>
  <p>Select a menu item from the listbox above and it will insert contents into the editor at the caret position.</p>

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  <h2>Found a bug?</h2>
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  <h2>Finally ...</h2>
  <p>Thanks for supporting TinyMCE! We hope it helps you and your users create great content.<br/>
    All the best from the TinyMCE team.</p>
  selector: 'textarea#custom-menu-item',
  height: 500,
  toolbar: false,
  menubar: 'custom',
  menu: {
    custom: { title: 'Custom menu', items: 'basicitem nesteditem toggleitem' }
  setup: function (editor) {
    var toggleState = false;

    editor.ui.registry.addMenuItem('basicitem', {
      text: 'My basic menu item',
      onAction: function () {
        editor.insertContent('<p>Here\'s some content inserted from a basic menu!</p>');

    editor.ui.registry.addNestedMenuItem('nesteditem', {
      text: 'My nested menu item',
      getSubmenuItems: function () {
        return [
            type: 'menuitem',
            text: 'My submenu item',
            onAction: function () {
              editor.insertContent('<p>Here\'s some content inserted from a submenu item!</p>');

    editor.ui.registry.addToggleMenuItem('toggleitem', {
      text: 'My toggle menu item',
      onAction: function () {
        toggleState = !toggleState;
        editor.insertContent('<p class="toggle-item">Here\'s some content inserted from a toggle menu!</p>');
      onSetup: function (api) {
        return function () {};
  content_style: 'body { font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px }'