Plugin Reviews

Logged Out Admin Bar

Makes that admin bar always visible even for logged out users

2 reviews
Average Rating
5 out of 5 stars
This should be in WP Core
By , for WP 4.1

I honestly don't know why this plugin is not in the WP core. the WordPress admin bar is actually really useful, and it works really well as a marketing tool because it lets your first time visitors know immediately that there is a community behind the front page.

For me specifically I run an organisation that uses WordPress a lot, its hard to teach people about WordPress and this helps people when they land on our website for the first time, or for those who are a bit slower at learning computers. Asking those types of people to go to http://www.yoursite.com/wp-admin/ is not as easy as you would think it should be.

This plugin just makes using WordPress that little bit easier and nicer for the nervous first time user, and it makes a website admins life a whole lot easier if your dealing with this type of community. thanks!

p.s why is this not in WP core? its a simple feature that makes a lot of sense. Its so annoying that WordPress lets you turn it off for yourself but you can't at the very least ask for the bar to be there by default when logged out and allow other users to change thier own personal setting.

I suppose the WP team might think a front facing toolbar should be done by the theme, and not WP itself. I think a theme should have to define if the toolbar is showing and i should be able to override that setting in the dashboard.

By , for WP 3.6.1

does what is described. thanks a lot!

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