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[resolved] disable admin bar for Subscribers? (5 posts)

  1. photocurio
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I want to have the admin bar hidden by default for Subscriber level users. Is that possible?

  2. Tara
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    have looked in:
    Admin - Users- Profile

    Also review this: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/troubleshooting-wordpress-31-master-list?replies=11

  3. photocurio
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Well I don't want to have to go and edit every subscriber's profile.
    This plugin solved my problem:
    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/admin-bar-disabler/
    I set it so that subscribers don't have an admin bar, all other users do.

  4. Claverhouse
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks, photocurio, I was desperately looking for some way to disable it for myself -- it being new, and I being quite able to open the Dashboard in a new tab.

    All these additional bars, on top --- slide-in --- pop-up etc. etc. are the curse of the internet...

  5. hilmon
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    A plugin seems overkill to me ....

    Here's a great article http://digwp.com/2011/04/admin-bar-tricks/

    To totally disable the admin bar simply place...

    show_admin_bar(false);

    ...in your functions.php

    There are many more permutation in the article.. well worth checking out.

    (no i didn't write it :-)

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