Inside The WordPress Toolbar

By Dominic Giglio

The WordPress Admin Bar, first introduced in version 3.11, debuted to mixed reactions. A Google search for “wordpress admin bar2” returns multiple articles about how to disable or remove it. Version 3.23 of WordPress introduced new features and functionality, and version 3.34 has not only further enhanced it but integrated the header of the admin section into the bar itself. Since this feature is not going anywhere and it figures largely in WordPress’ plan to implement front-end editing, I think we would all benefit from looking at where its features come from and how best to make this sometimes controversial feature work for us.

In addition to the explanations of how to get rid of the Admin Bar, you ...

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