Frontend Editing for Contao

Stop stumbling through the backend and edit the elements you want easily and directly

No more guesswork: Using the Frontend Helper you can open up a page and get all information you need clearly presented immediately. Move your mouse over an element and you know right away where the content comes from, which templates take effect and edit it with one touch. Stop the stumbling and searching through the backend. One-Click-Edit.

Help & Documentation

Documentation Contao Extension Repository


  • Available: Contao 4.9 - 5.3
  • Dependencies: No Dependencies. Works with every theme and is ready for many 3rd party extensions right away (DLH Google Maps, etc.)

Open Source

Frontend Helper on Github

Open Source, released under the MIT License.

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Edit your content with a single click

Locate and edit content elements, modules and even the content of modules fast and easy through the frontend. Save & close takes you directly back to the page.

All the information you need at a glance

It's never been easier to find out which templates affect the current page and contents – all you do is to move the mouse above the element you want to explore.

Editing a page and layout is now a one-step-action

Use the frontend navigate intuitively to the page you want to edit, one click and boom, there you are. Stop the struggle to find pages in the site structure.

Work out of the box with many 3rd party extensions

The Frontend Helper lets you edit the contents of many popular 3rd party extensions right out of the box and be extended easily.

The perfect companion for your RockSolid Slider

Now you can even find and edit single slides of your RockSolid Slider directly through the front end.

Integrated user rights and access control

Hide template information from users who don't need them and restrict access to certain content elements.

Turn on and off for individual users

Activate and deactivate the Frontend Helper with a single click or turn it off entirely for individual users.