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Wp My Admin Bar

The 'Wp My Admin Bar' Plugin expands on the default WordPress Admin Bar, adding 3 new quick access menus.

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Install through the WordPress Admin

  • It is recommended that you use the built in WordPress installer to install plugins.
    • Multisite Networks: Network Admin > Plugins Menu > Add New Button
    • Standalone WordPress: Site Dashboard > Plugins Menu > Add New Button
  • In the Search box, enter: My Admin Bar
  • Click Install Now and proceed through the plugin setup process.
    • Activate / Network Activate the plugin when asked.
    • If you have returned to the Plugin Admin, locate "WP My Admin Bar" Plugin and click the Activate link.

Upload and Install

  • If uploading, upload the /wp-my-admin-bar/ folder to /wp-content/plugins/ folder for your Worpdress install.
  • Then open the WordPress Admin:
    • Multisite Networks: Network Admin > Plugins Menu
    • Standalone WordPress: Site Dashboard > Plugins Menu
  • Locate the WP My Admin Bar Plugin in your listing of plugins. (sort by Inactive)
  • Click the Activate link to start the plugin.

To Configure:

  • Multisite Network: Access the Network Admin > Settings > Admin Bar - Network settings adjust all Websites within the Network.
  • Multisite Standalone Website: Site Dashboard > Settings > Admin Bar - Only adjusts this Websites settings but can be overwritten by Network admin.
  • Standalone WordPress: Site Dashboard > Settings > Admin Bar - Adjusts this Websites Admin Bar settings.

Menu Settings:

  • The "Menu Display Options" controls the "My Sites" "My Cache" and "My Tools" menu display on the Admin Bar.
    • Select either [show] or [hide] for each menu that you would like to use.
  • The "My Cache Menu Display Options" displays the items within the "My Cache" menu.
    • Select [show] ONLY if this WordPress install uses the listed Cache Plugin.

My Cache Menu:

  • By default the My Cache menu and options are hidden. (turned off)
    • Turn on the My Cache menu under the Menu Display Options settings section.
    • Adjust which cache plugins display under the My Cache Menu Display Options.

Custom Settings (Network, Standalone Activation)

Access the Custom Settings Tab:

  • Multisite Networks: Network Admin > Settings > Admin Bar > Custom Settings Tab
  • Multisite Standalone Websites: Dashboard > Settings > Admin Bar > Custom Settings Tab
  • Standalone WordPress: Dashboard > Settings > Admin Bar > Custom Settings Tab

The Custom Settings Tab allows you to adjust the display of the WordPress Logo and Howdy statement within the Admin Bar.

For Multisite Setups: Remove the WP Icon from the Menus and replace it with Site ID's. This makes the menus snap open a bit faster.

  • Recommended Setting For Networks: Hide the first 3 options (WP logo, Howdy, and WP Icon). Select show for Site ID's.

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2013-1-3
Downloads: 7,389

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