WordPress 3.1 Enable, Disable / Remove admin bar

WordPress 3.1 added new feature “WordPress admin Bar ” which adds admin bar to easily access wordpress backend features when you are logged in on your wordpress blog similar to wordpress.com blog.

Disable / Remove admin bar from wp-Admin

Each User can manage Enable/Disable admin bar from there profile page. Just login to your wordpress wp-admin and go to your profile page.

Just select where you want to display the admin bar “when viewing site” or “in dashboard“.

Disable / Remove WordPress 3.1 admin bar to all users

To disable / remove admin bar to all users add following lines of code inside your themes functions.php file

function my_function_admin_bar(){
    return false;
add_filter( 'show_admin_bar' , 'my_function_admin_bar');

WordPress 3.1 Disable / Remove admin bar to all users except Administrators.

function my_function_admin_bar($content) {
	return ( current_user_can("administrator") ) ? $content : false;
add_filter( 'show_admin_bar' , 'my_function_admin_bar');

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  1. thanks. that was helpful.