10+ Superlative Free Admin Bar Widgets for WordPress
The WordPress admin bar is nice, but sometimes you need more options for it, such as showing it or not, adding links to it, changing its color, and more. It can be an extremely useful tool while using the WordPress dashboard as it provides some shortcuts to commonly used actions/links. So, here are top 13 free widgets to help you customize the Admin Bar and make it your own.
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1. Auto Hide Admin Bar
Admin Bar is called Toolbar, but this plugin will keep its name. This plugin makes the Toolbar disappear. When hovering over the top of the site, the Toolbar is magically returned.
Calculates, displays and automatically updates times and dates in different timezones with respect to daylight saving. Possible to integrate in “Right Now” box or to display as widget on the dashboard and on the user’s profile page.
3. WP ToolBar Removal Node
Completely Disable WordPress 3.3+ to 3.9+ (only) ToolBar (embedded) Node, Group, Links, and for Third Party (free) Plugins, and Remove Code, for all Users Logged-In and Logged-Out.
4. BuddyPress Custom Profile Menu
Finally a plugin to fully customize the BuddyPress profile menu. This plugin enables you to append regular WordPress custom menus to BuddyPress.
5. WP Float Admin Menu
Re-positions your wordpress admin menu from the left side to the top. With smooth dropdown display. Have a less cluttered admin area for you or your clients to use.
6. WordPress All In One Admin Bar
This plugin allows admin to add WordPress and custom menus to admin bar, change admin bar and menu background and text styles, enable toggle / auto hide admin bar modes, add custom logo to admin bar and much more.
7. PRO WP ADMIN
The FX Digital Pro Admin WP Plugin has been designed to allow you to allow you to customize the WordPress Admin area so that it is totally client friendly. Your clients will love you, as they will be able to log in, be presented with a nice user friendly dashboard customized to suit their particular needs.
8. Gravity Forms Toolbar
This small and lightweight plugin just adds a lot Gravity Forms related resources to your toolbar / admin bar. Also links to all admin settings pages pages of the plugin are included, making the life of form administrators/ developers a lot easier.
9. Post Edit Toolbar
Adds a pair of dropdowns ‘Page list’ and ‘Post List’ to the WordPress toolbar of the most recently edited pages, drafts, future schedules pages + posts. This provides you quick access to a work in progress, or a page/post that was recently published.
10. Genesis Toolbar +
This plugin adds an extra menu full of links about the StudioPress Genesis Framework to your Toolbar. The menus are translatable and the output of the menu is now filterable.
11. Disable Admin Bar and ToolBar
Disable (basic) WordPress 3.1+ (or later) Admin Bar, and WordPress 3.3+ (or later) ToolBar, frontend 28px, Bump CB, backend Admin Menu Shadow Effect, Admin Bar and ToolBar Pointer ToolTips, User Personal Options Settings, without loosing Logout and Network MultiSite functionality!
12. AG Custom Admin
With this plugin you can easily customize WordPress admin panel, login page, admin menu, admin bar etc. in tiny details and apply free responsive admin themes.
13. LCT Admin Bar on Bottom
This plugin sticks the Admin Bar to the bottom of your screen! You can choose to make this change on the front-end, back-end or both.