In previous versions of SuiteCRM, the Admin menu was double-column, making it more compact and easier to navigate. This customization helps you get that layout back.
Creating a custom index.tpl
We start by copying
custom/modules/Administration/index.tpl, and then fill it with this content:
There is no need for a Quick Repair and Rebuild, this should work immediately.
Things that need improvement
Some alignment issues aren’t looking very good. I suck with CSS, if you have a suggestion to improve it, please say so in the comments.
I am also not familiar with bootstrap, I just had a look at a tutorial and started using it. The responsive variations when the screen size changes could probably be very improved.