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  • 1,624,854 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.0.3
  • 19,127,758 Total Downloads
  • Updated 10/28/2014
  • Created 09/14/2008
  • 17,682 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 4.6.4
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About Bartender4

Bartender4 is a full ActionBar replacement mod. It provides you with all the features needed to fully customization most aspects of your action and related bars.

WoW 6.0 and Warlords of Draenor

The latest version of Bartender (4.6.0) is fully compatible with WoW 6.0 and Warlords of Draenor!


  • Support for all Action Bars and all related bars
    • 10 Action Bars
    • Stance Bar
    • Pet Bar
    • Bag Bar
    • Micro Menu
    • XP/Reputation Bar
  • All Bars are fully customizable (Scale, Alpha, Fade-Out settings, ...)
  • Very flexible and customizable Show/Hide driver based on Macro Conditions
  • Additional Layout and Paging settings for Action Bars
    • Page all bars based on Stance or Modifier
    • Possess Bar support
    • Custom State driver support with Macro Conditions
  • Options to hide specific elements of the buttons (Macro Text, HotKey, more could be added on demand)
  • StickyFrames support
  • Masque/ButtonFacade support!
  • Easy Hotkey Binding using KeyBound
  • Options to control the hiding of the default blizzard artwork (you might still want that to be displayed..)


Q: How do i access the Configuration?
A: You can open the configuration with the Slash Commands (/bt or /bartender) or through the Bartender4 LDB plugin.

Q: Can Bartender4 import settings from Bartender3?
A: No. Those two mods are too different to be able to import settings.

Q: Where are my keybindings? And how do i bind new keys?
A: BT3 Keybindings will not be ported over either, you have to use the new KeyBound to re-bind your keys. You can access KeyBound by its slash command (/kb) or through the button in the BT4 config. Hover a button, press key → voila!

Q: CyCircled Support? I like my button skins? :(
A: No reason to cry! There is a sparkling new skinning addon/library out there! ButtonFacade is way easier to work with as a action-bar author, and its easier to write skins for it too! Alot of cyCircled Skins have already been ported to ButtonFacade, and more are on their way! After installing ButtonFacade just use its configuration to change the skin of the BT4 buttons (/bf)

Q: How do i disable the snapping of the bars?
A: Currently, you can temporarily override the snapping by holding down the Shift Key while moving your bars, or uncheck the option in the popup when your bars are unlocked.

Feature Requests/Bug Tracker

Please submit Bugs and/or Feature Requests using the Ticket System on the WoWAce Project page or in the Bartender4 Forum Thread. Please provide as many information as possible, including your client language, the exact version you are running, how to reproduce any errors, and a stack trace, if applicable.

WoWAce Project: Bartender4 on WoWAce
Custom State Header: Info page on WoWAce
Forums: Bartender4 Forum Thread
ButtonFacade: WoWAce ButtonFacade Project



  • Fixed Auto-Assist and Mouse-Over smart targeting with talent or spec specific spells
  • Fixed cooldown numbers with some addons not working (LUI, and more)


  • Further attempts to workaround Blizzards bug with the cooldown swipe not obeying transparency properly


  • Fixed an error when reducing the number of buttons on a bar
  • Fixed the alpha of cooldown blings on faded bars


  • Added support for Monk Stance of the Spirited Crane
  • Fixed alpha of cooldown swipes on faded bars


  • Support for WoW 6.0 and Warlords of Draenor
  • Added an option for Mouse-Over casting (automatically target the Mouse-Over unit when using the button keybinding)
  • Improved the Blizzard bar preset to have the bags in the right position

  • Fixed micro menu button layout broken in WoW 5.4.1

  • Resolved a taint error introduced with WoW 5.4.1


  • Fixed issues with the micro menu layout and positioning in pet battles/vehicles


  • Fixed the action bar in some fights with shapeshift events (ie. Prophet Tharon'ja)


  • Updated for 5.4
  • Fixed the MicroMenu disappearing in PetBattles


  • Updated for 5.3


  • Updated for 5.2


  • Fixed a Lua error related to spell flyouts


  • Fixed a Lua error when entering vehicles


  • Support for WoW 5.1, Loss Of Control Cooldowns and the works!


  • Fixed Enabling/Disabling of the Pet Bar


  • Added an option to hide the pet bars button grid (empty buttons)
  • Fixed Fadeout with Flyout actions
  • Fixed action range display when using the self-cast modifier for bar paging
  • Using spanish translation for mexican WoW clients


  • Improved handling of Override ActionBars which are not classified as vehicles (Darkmoon Faire games, and others)
  • Added a visibility option to hide the bars when an override bar is active
  • Fixed Shadowdance stance paging
  • Even more fixes for the Reputation and XP bar


  • Added a separate stance option for Shadowdance
  • Fixed Incarnation: Tree of Life paging
  • More fixes for the Reputation and XP bar


  • Fixed the reputation and XP bars
  • Removed the empty Totem Bar
  • Improved Vehicle/Possess Bar handling


  • Full support for WoW 5.0 and Mist of Pandaria
    • Support for Pet Battles (all Bartender bars are hidden when the Pet Battle UI is shown)
    • Full support for Monk stances
    • Updated all stance code for changes in 5.0
  • Support for spec-based profiles using LibDualSpec-1.0
  • Added an option to change the direction of button flyouts (eg. summon demon/pet)
  • Improved Vehicle Bar (no more missing "Leave Vehicle" button on some vehicles)
  • Improved Masque integration

  • Updated for 4.3


  • Updated for 4.2


  • Updated for 4.1


  • Fixed disappearing Micro Menu


  • Updates for the 4.0.6 patch


  • Re-Added the "Leave Vehicle" button on Button 12 of the Possess Bar
  • Added an option to toggle spells on key-down instead of key-up
  • Cosmetic and internal fixes


  • Fixed Blizzard Vehicle UI taint issues
  • Fixed alot of keybinding related problems.
  • Added an option to hide the "Equipped" border on buttons


  • Fixed right-click self casting on modifier switched bars
  • Fixed Vehicle UI button rebinding
  • Bartender will now apply the "Blizzard" preset to new profiles
  • Fixed hotkey out-of-range mode
  • The "NormalTexture" is hidden once again now (the extra border around buttons)


  • Fixed another issue with button locks
  • Fixed an issue that tainted the UI and caused shaman totem bars to break


  • Fixed the "Show Grid" option
  • Fixed spell flyout buttons
  • Convert old keybindings on Bar 1 to the new format


  • Fixed self casting
  • Fixed Show/Hide of HotKeys and Macro Names
  • Fixed Button Locking
  • Fixed keybinding shortening


  • Support for the 4.0 Cataclysm Patch!
  • Alot of internal changes for future plans
  • New "Presets" module and "Blizzard Art" bar


  • Support for the 3.3.0 Content Patch!
  • Fixed the offset of the Totem Bar Drag Handle


  • Fixed a condition that could potentially taint the Totem Bar and resulting in loss of functionality in Combat


  • Support for the 3.2.0 Content Patch, including the new Totem Bar!
  • Alot of Performance Tweaks
  • Fixes and new localizations


  • Fixed a glitch with the default vehicle UI to prevent taint from other addons.


  • Added support for Page Swapping for Shadow Dance.
  • Fixed Range Coloring and HotKey display for vehicle buttons.
  • Fixed an error in the action button code.
  • Fixed an error with the micro menu in vertical layout.


  • Update all buttons when the talent spec is changed


  • Fully updated for the 3.1.0 Content Patch!
  • Refactored Positioning system. This might cause your saved bar positions to shift slightly. This is a one time change, but it was necessary for new features to come.
  • Implemented a new "Positioning" Tab located on the options page of every individual bar.
    • Adjust the position of the bars with an absolute precision.
    • Options to center Bars both vertically and horizontally.
  • Added an option to use the default Blizzard Vehicle Art on vehicles.
  • Alot of internal refactoring of the state system and related functions.
  • Numerous fixes and enhacements.


  • Enabled the Chat Command interface, you can now use the /bt4 slash command to change various options in macros
  • Localization Updates
  • Internal tweaks and fixes


  • Fixed a bug with Click-Through not properly applying after login


  • Fixed Hotkey Range-Indicator
  • Added Click-Through Support for a number of bars


  • Fixed error in Button-Alignment with certain numbers of Rows
  • Added "Hide on Vehicles" preset to visibility options


  • Resolved "Black Button" issue with spells that require Rage/Mana/etc
  • Improved behavior of the "Leave Vehicle" button to also cancel Mind Control etc.


  • Added a Vehicle Bar with an additional "Leave Vehicle" button and the Pitch-Control buttons
  • Potential fix for the issues with Possess/Vehicle Buttons not working properly


  • Refactored ActionButton code (now using the Blizzard Template)
    • Empty Buttons are now completly click-through
    • Errors with empty buttons/wrong textures with ButtonFacade should be fixed
  • MicroMenu now uses the ButtonBar prototype, allowing full Row/Padding control
  • Added the keybindings to the Blizzard Keybinding Menu in addition to KeyBound
  • Added support for Focus-Casting
  • Added a minimap Icon to access the configuration
  • Added support for specifying the fade-out alpha within a custom conditional string
  • Fixed Hotkey on Pet and Stance Bar
  • Re-arranged alot of options
  • Fixed alot of errors with option handling


  • Added new Popup Dialog in "Unlock Mode" that allows you to quickly lock the bars again and disable snapping
  • Fixed initial starting positions of the bars, should no longer overlap. If they still do in rare cases, just move them ;)


  • Fixed bugs with switching profiles
  • Fixed a bug that caused the visibility to not properly refresh when unlocking/locking bars


  • First public release for Patch 3.0


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  • #4765

    Don't knock it just cause you don't understand how to use it.
    I've found this addon invaluable to re-creating my UI and adding much needed bar space.

    THANKS SO MUCH for this Add-On!


  • #4761

    3x [ADDON_ACTION_BLOCKED] AddOn "Bartender4" tried to call the protected function "MultiBarLeft:Show()".
    !BugGrabber-r189\BugGrabber.lua:587: in function <!BugGrabber\BugGrabber.lua:587>
    <in C code>
    FrameXML\MultiActionBars.lua:60: in function "MultiActionBar_Update"
    FrameXML\ActionBarController.lua:160: in function "ValidateActionBarTransition"
    FrameXML\ActionBarController.lua:127: in function "ActionBarController_UpdateAll"
    FrameXML\ActionBarController.lua:53: in function <FrameXML\ActionBarController.lua:42>
    <in C code>
    FrameXML\ActionButton.lua:83: in function "ActionBar_PageUp"
    <string>:"NEXTACTIONPAGE":1: in function <string>:"NEXTACTIONPAGE":1



    3x [ADDON_ACTION_BLOCKED] AddOn "Bartender4" tried to call the protected function "MultiBarBottomRight:Hide()". 

    1x [ADDON_ACTION_BLOCKED] AddOn "Bartender4" tried to call the protected function "ActionButton11:Hide()".



  • #4760

    I'm having this really irritating bug with one of my bars, every time I relog/reload ui/even change spec it keeps disappearing and I have to turn it off/on to make it appear again, not sure if it's related to any other addons or just bartender standalone bug.

    Last edited by n4th4ni3l on 12/26/2012 2:47:25 AM
  • #4758

    Well, it doesn't appear any questions are being answered here lately but here goes... I beleive (but haven't confirmed) that bartender is messing with my stuns. On all my toons my main bar is bar 1 and I use alt to page to my cc's. Recently, on my hunter (scattershot) and my druid (skull bash) say invalid target when i try to use them this way. if i turn off my addons they both work fine....Help pls?


  • #4756

    Any other paladins having trouble with their stance bar (seals)?  For some reason, I have two stance bars.  One controlled by Bartender4 and one not.

  • #4754

    On the last boss in Drak Tharon Keep when he transforms me into a skeleton my bars dont change, does anyone know how to fix this?

  • #4755

    I have the same problem kthxSheep..

  • #4759
    Quote from themanstephen »

    me also, as a brewmaster monk. then once possession is over i have to change stances a couple of times to get the action bars to page back to the correct one.


    Sadly changing stances does not even work for me. I have to a) zone out as in leave the instance, or b) log out and back in... /console reloadui does not even seem to bring them back.. still waiting on an answer


  • #4757

    me also, as a brewmaster monk. then once possession is over i have to change stances a couple of times to get the action bars to page back to the correct one.

  • #4753

    Message: ...er4\libs\LibActionButton-1.0\LibActionButton-1.0.lua:1106: script ran too long
    Time: 12/20/12 00:06:47
    Count: 4
    Stack: ...er4\libs\LibActionButton-1.0\LibActionButton-1.0.lua:1106: in function `method'
    ...er4\libs\LibActionButton-1.0\LibActionButton-1.0.lua:634: in function <...er4\libs\LibActionButton-1.0\LibActionButton-1.0.lua:631>
    ...er4\libs\LibActionButton-1.0\LibActionButton-1.0.lua:714: in function <...er4\libs\LibActionButton-1.0\LibActionButton-1.0.lua:683>
    [C]: in function `CameraOrSelectOrMoveStop'
    [string "CAMERAORSELECTORMOVE"]:4: in function <[string "CAMERAORSELECTORMOVE"]:1>

    Locals: self = BT4Button79 {
    FlyoutBorderShadow = BT4Button79FlyoutBorderShadow {
    actionName = BT4Button79Name {
    action = 0
    border = BT4Button79Border {
    flash = BT4Button79Flash {
    rangeTimer = -1
    _state_action = 79
    icon = BT4Button79Icon {
    count = BT4Button79Count {
    flashing = 0
    state_actions = <table> {
    hotkey = BT4Button79HotKey {
    id = 79
    normalTexture = BT4Button79NormalTexture {
    0 = <userdata>
    __LAB_Version = 35
    outOfRange = false
    config = <table> {
    FlyoutBorder = BT4Button79FlyoutBorder {
    _state_type = "action"
    state_types = <table> {
    FlyoutArrow = BT4Button79FlyoutArrow {
    cooldown = BT4Button79Cooldown {
    header = BT4Bar7 {
    start = 447438.009
    duration = 1
    enable = 1
    charges = 2
    maxCharges = 2
    (*temporary) = <function> defined =[C]:-1
    (*temporary) = <function> defined =[C]:-1
    (*temporary) = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\Cooldowns\Cooldowns.lua:52
    (*temporary) = BT4Button79Cooldown {
    0 = <userdata>
    mark = 1
    (*temporary) = 447438.009
    (*temporary) = 1
    (*temporary) = 1
    (*temporary) = "script ran too long"

  • #4752

    I know it is probably something small I overlooked but in Drak Tharon Keep last boss when he changes you to a ghoul I lose all my bars and the possesion bars do not show up. I have to console reloadui everytime! What can I do to correct this..


  • #4751

    Is it possible to page action bars depending on a button press ?

    Like "press this macro, bar 3 pages to bar 7, press it again and it pages back to bar 3"

  • #4750

    Whenever I prowl my action bar vanishes. Toughts on how to disable this from happening please? :x

  • #4747

    Hey there! i want you to ask if its possible to Auto hide the micromenu so it only show on mouse over

    (like titan panel when you activate "autohide") cant find any macro or info about that, ty

  • #4748

    Under Visibility check Fade Out. Change Fade Out Alpha to 0%, and then select whatever value you want for the Fade Out Delay (I personally have mine set to .5)

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