How to add a Custom Button in Plesk

Plesk-LogoPlesk allows you to create custom buttons to the control panel, complete with logo and URL. Since Plesk 11.5 you can even choose in which part of the panel your buttons shall be displayed.

To do this, login as administrator and head over to

  • Tools & Settings
  • under Panel Appearance, choose Custom Buttons
  • click Add Link to Service
  • give your button a Display Title and enter a URL
  • select an image (I find 100×100 works well)
  • select where you’d like the button to appear from the drop-down

Screen Shot 2013-08-29 at 19.14.56

You have several self explanatory options in this menu too. You can choose for example if a user shall stay inside the panel, or if you’d like him to land on a page in a new tab.

Here’s a button that I’m displaying on the “Website and Domains” page:


Jay is the CEO and founder of WP Hosting, a boutique style managed WordPress hosting and support service. He has been working with Plesk since version 9 and is a qualified Parallels Automation Professional. In his spare time he likes to develop iOS apps and WordPress plugins, or draw on tablet devices. He blogs about his coding journey at and

Add your voice!