The admin toolbar appears by default at the top of your WordPress website whenever you are logged in. For some (including me) this gets a little in the way, especially since it only offers a few shortcuts to tools available in the admin panel.

The admin toolbar in WordPress 3.5.1:


To disable this toolbar, just follow the next steps:
  • 1. Login to your WordPress admin panel (
  • 2. From the left menu, choose Users->Your Profile
  • 3. Under the Personal Options category, uncheck the Show Toolbar when viewing site checkbox
  • 4. Save the changes by clicking the Update Profile button at the bottom of the page
Unchecking the Show Toolbar when viewing site option:


This should be it. The toolbar is history now.
By Craciun Dan on March 01, 2013 | Updated: March 01, 2013 | v0.2.0
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