Toolbar Links

Description

This plugin will add new usefulf links in the toolbar, making it simpler for Administrators to access the wp-admin dashboard.

  • 🟩 Publish / 🟥 Switch to Draft links to publish/unpublish posts
  • 🗑️ Delete link in toolbar to delete posts & pages
  • 👍 Replace the toolbar dropdown menu with wp-admin menu
  • Remove WP logo from top-left corner of the toolbar
  • 📴 Enable/Disable button to toggle the toolbar

Each option can be enabled or disabled from Settings > Toolbar Links.

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Screenshots

  • Toolbar links
  • Plugin settings page

Installation

  1. Upload the plugin file to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

You will find new links added to the wp-admin toolbar: “Publish” / “Switch to Draft”, and “Delete”.

For basic usage, you can also have a look at the plugin web site.

FAQ-e

What exactly does this plugin do?

  • Add 🟩 Publish / 🟥 Switch to Draft links to publish/unpublish posts
  • Add 🗑️ Delete link in toolbar to delete posts & pages
  • Replaces toolbar dropdown menu with the default wp-admin menu
  • Remove WP logo from top-left corner of the toolbar
  • Add a toggle to Enable/Disable toolbar
  • Adds shortcuts in the toolbar of wp-admin menu

Can all user roles use the toolbar links?

No, functionality is limited to Editors and Administrators. Other users will see the default wp-admin toggle instead.

I’ve disabled the toolbar and can’t get it back.. Help!

This is a built-in WordPress functionality that is located under Profile > Show Toolbar when viewing site.

To reactivate the toolbar:

  • Option 1. Click on the sticky button in the top right corner
  • Option 2. In you website url add ?show_admin_bar=true and click enter
  • Option 3. Go to Users > Edit Profile and enable Show Toolbar when viewing site/wp-admin/profile.php

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Reviews

27 February 2023
Nice shortcut menu that makes all of the most common commands very easy to reach. It also provides Edit, Delete and Switch to Draft commands at the top of the toolbar. Saves a ton of time.
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Contributors & Developers

“Toolbar Links” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

1.4

  • Compatible with WP 6.2
  • UI changes

1.3

  • Clarification of the settigns fields.

1.2

  • Added an option to display toolbar shortcuts in the wp-admin section as well – special thanks to Walter Rock for the idea!

1.1

  • Added a settings page under Tools menu
  • dded option to disable toolbar dropdown menu and replace it with wp-admin menu
  • Added option to hide WP logo in the toolbar
  • Added option to Enable/Disable the toolbar on the front end

1.0

  • Initial release