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  • World of Warcraft
  • 536,956 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.1.0
  • 22,171,483 Total Downloads
  • Updated 03/23/2015
  • Created 09/14/2008
  • 18,446 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 4.6.8
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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 cooldown transparency


  • Fixed the Micro Menu for 6.1


  • Fixed rare taint caused by button glow effects


  • Fixed two Lua errors occuring in different circumstances


  • 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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  • #4255

    no pics ? what does this look like, what does this do ?

  • #4254

    I receive the following error message every time I log into WOW

    Date: 2012-04-07 18:58:35

    ID: 1

    Error occured in: Global

    Count: 1

    Message: ..\AddOns\Bartender4_Dualspec\Core.lua line 39:

       active talentspec is neither 1 nor 2


       (tail call): ?

       [string "*:OnLoad"]:6:

          [string "*:OnLoad"]:1

       (tail call): ?

       [C]: assert()

       Bartender4_Dualspec\Core.lua:39: PLAYER_TALENT_UPDATE()



       (tail call): ?

       [C]: ?

       [string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:9:

          [string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:5

       (tail call): ?

       ...\AddOns\DataStore\libs\AceAddon-3.0\AceAddon-3.0.lua:543: EnableAddon()



       [C]: LoadAddOn()

       ...AuctionMaster\src\main\AuctionHouse\AuctionHouse.lua:305: EnsureAuctionHouseUI()



       (tail call): ?

       [C]: ?

       [string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:9:

          [string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:5

       (tail call): ?

       ...\AddOns\DataStore\libs\AceAddon-3.0\AceAddon-3.0.lua:543: EnableAddon()



       [C]: LoadAddOn()

       ..\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:274: UIParentLoadAddOn()

       ..\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:348: TimeManager_LoadUI()




      Swatter, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      NPCScan, v4.3.0.2

      NPCScanAutoAdd, v1.1

      NPCScanOverlay, v4.3.0.1

      ACP, v3.3.17

      AdvancedTradeSkillWindow, v

      Altoholic, v4.3.001

      AtlasLoot, vv6.05.04

      AtlasLootCataclysm, vv6.05.04

      AtlasLootLoader, vv6.05.04

      AtlasLootSource, vv0.3

      AucAdvanced, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      AucFilterBasic, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      AucFilterOutlier, v5.13.5258.5187(5.13/embedded)

      AucMatchUndercut, v5.13.5258.5232(5.13/embedded)

      AucStatHistogram, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      AucStatiLevel, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      AucStatPurchased, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      AucStatSales, v5.13.5258.4838(5.13/embedded)

      AucStatSimple, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      AucStatStdDev, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      AucStatWOWEcon, v5.13.5258.4828(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilAHWindowControl, v5.13.5258.5133(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilAppraiser, v5.13.5258.5241(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilAskPrice, v5.13.5258.5160(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilAutoMagic, v5.13.5258.5224(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilCompactUI, v5.13.5258.5254(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilEasyBuyout, v5.13.5258.5241(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilFixAH, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      AucUtilItemSuggest, v5.13.5258.5224(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilPriceLevel, v5.13.5258.5241(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilScanButton, v5.13.5258.5153(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilScanFinish, v5.13.5258.5153(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilScanProgress, v5.13.5258.4979(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilScanStart, v5.13.5258.5153(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilSearchUI, v5.13.5258.5254(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilSimpleAuction, v5.13.5258.5210(5.13/embedded)

      AucUtilVendMarkup, v5.13.5258.4828(5.13/embedded)

      Auctionator, v3.0.0

      AuctionMaster, v4.8.1

      Babylonian, v5.1.DEV.312(/embedded)

      BagBrother, v

      Bagnon, v4.3.11

      Bartender4, v4.4.20.1

      Bartender4ThereIsNoCost, v

      Bartender4Dualspec, v

      BeanCounter, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      Carbonite, v4.3

      CarboniteTransfer, v1.01

      Configator, v5.1.DEV.312(/embedded)

      DataStore, v4.3.001

      DataStoreAchievements, v4.3.001

      DataStoreAgenda, v4.3.001

      DataStoreAuctions, v4.3.001

      DataStoreCharacters, v4.3.001

      DataStoreContainers, v4.3.001

      DataStoreCrafts, v4.3.001

      DataStoreCurrencies, v4.3.001

      DataStoreInventory, v4.3.001

      DataStoreMails, v4.3.001

      DataStorePets, v4.3.001

      DataStoreQuests, v4.3.001

      DataStoreReputations, v4.3.001

      DataStoreSpells, v4.3.001

      DataStoreStats, v4.3.001

      DataStoreTalents, v4.3.001

      DBMCore, v

      DebugLib, v5.1.DEV.312(/embedded)

      Decursive, v2.7.0.5

      Enchantrix, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      EnchantrixBarker, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      GatherMate2, v1.16.2

      GearScore, v4.11.00.00

      GTFO, v4.12.3

      HealBot, v4.3.2.0

      Hedd, v0.1

      LibExtraTip, v5.12.DEV.319(/embedded)

      Ovale, v4.3.10

      RaidAchievement, v1.091

      RaidAchievementAchieveReminder, v

      Rarity, v1.0

      RarityOptions, v

      Rawr, v0.72

      Recount, v

      Reforgenator, v1.3.17

      Sinterrupt, v1.0.0

      SlideBar, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      Stubby, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)

      SushiAutoMark, v4.3.0.0

      TabardAddict, v2.06

      TidyPlates, v6.5.7 (R433)

      TidyPlatesGraphite, v

      TidyPlatesGrey, v

      TidyPlatesNeon, v

      TidyPlatesQuatre, v

      TidyPlatesHub, vr432

      TidyPlatesWidgets, vr433

      TipHelper, v5.12.DEV.315(/embedded)

      TradeSkillMaster, vv1.2.6

      TradeSkillMasterAuctionDB, vr160

      TradeSkillMasterAuctioning, vr506

      TradeSkillMasterCrafting, vv1.1

      TradeSkillMasterItemTracker, vv1.0.2

      TradeSkillMasterMailing, vr89

      TradeSkillMasterShopping, vr306

      TradeSkillMasterWarehousing, vv1.4.5

      BlizRuntimeLib_enUS v4.3.3.40300 <us>



  • #4253

    No matter what I do, I cannot see a Vehicle bar. I toggele it off and back on, but there's no visible button. If I go to Darkmoon faire, and ride the Sandbox Tiger, I am stuck on it until I log out.

  • #4252

    So, I'm using Bartender4 with SpartanUI, and two of my buttons on Bar 1 (button 9, 0, and -) have a different number now, and no longer work on the keyboard. It looks like they say 85, 83, and blank. How can I correct this? It's a pain, and the only thing I'm having an issue with...


    Got the fix from tht wow forum:

    "Type /bt in your chat and hit the enter/return key. This should bring up the Bartender 4 configuration menu.

    At the top is an option to set keybinds (might be called keybinding), click the option to go into the binding mode.

    Hover your mouse pointer over the button you want to set as 9 and press the escape key to clear anything that's already there, then press 9. You should get a brief message in the middle of your screen that confirms the new bind. Do the same with each of the other buttons and you should be good to go."

    Last edited by Agasaya on 4/7/2012 9:13:36 AM
  • #4251

    I play a Hunter, and I'm having problems with my Pet Bar rearranging randomly. My settings just won't stay for some reason. Any insight? Thanks! Love you mod! :D

  • #4250

    got new bags with more slots. how do i change bags?

  • #4248
    eff the one bag bar

    i love this addon like everyone does - my only onem quam with it is.. I HATE THIS STUPID ONE BAG BAR.. and it always defaults to "ONE BAG" the whole idea of having different bags is the ability of swapping out bags full of certain types of items into ur bag slots in ur bank. depending on what ur doing -- and im always having to go into bartender options adn disable one bag bar on all my toons over and over and over again. Can someone please tell me how i can avoid doing this? because its REALLY ANNOYING.

  • #4247

    Vehicle bar doesnt work, this addon is a piece of shit. Dont ever download it

  • #4246

    Everytime I try to set focus, I get this error.  Any help?


    Date: 2012-03-29 06:14:26
    ID: 121
    Error occured in: AddOn: Bartender4
    Count: 19
    Message: Note: AddOn Bartender4 attempted to call a protected function (VehicleMenuBarActionButton4:Hide()) during combat lockdown.
       [C]: Hide()
       ..\FrameXML\ActionButton.lua:259: ActionButton_Update()
       ..\FrameXML\ActionButton.lua:484: ActionButton_OnEvent()
      Swatter, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)
      acbBattleGround, v09.05.17
      acbCastBar, v11.09.25
      acbFlightTimes, v09.05.17
      acbGlobalCooldown, v09.05.17
      acbMirror, v11.09.25
      Ace3, v
      AceGUI30SharedMediaWidgets, v4.0.0
      Align, v
      AzCastBar, v11.09.25
      Babylonian, v5.1.DEV.312(/embedded)
      BagBrother, v
      Bagnon, v4.3.15
      BagnonConfig, v
      Bartender4, v4.4.20.1
      ButtonFacade, v4.3.378
      ColorTools, v
      Configator, v5.1.DEV.312(/embedded)
      DBMCore, v
      DBMDragonSoul, v
      DebugLib, v5.1.DEV.312(/embedded)
      DXE, v
      DXEDragonSoul, v
      DXELoader, v
      ElkBuffBars, v2.3.0-165
      Enchantrix, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)
      EnchantrixBarker, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)
      ForteCasting, v
      ForteCooldown, v
      ForteCore, v1.975.9
      ForteDeathKnight, v
      ForteHunter, v
      ForteTalent, v
      ForteTimer, v
      ForteVehicle, v
      gdFont, v1.0
      Grid, v4.3.2.1458
      Informant, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)
      ISBoxer, v1.0
      kgPanels, v1.7
      LibBetterBlizzOptions10, v1.0
      LibDBIcon10, v
      LibExtraTip, v5.12.DEV.319(/embedded)
      LibSharedMedia30, v3.0-62
      LibSink20, v
      LibStub, v
      LoadIT, v
      Masque, v4.3.378
      Omen, v3.1.6
      OmniCC, v4.3.2
      OmniCCConfig, v
      pError, v40100.5-Release
      Postal, v3.4.13
      Recount, v
      SexyMap, v
      SharedMedia, v3.0.4-182
      SinestraWrackHelper, v2.3.1
      Skinner, vb4.15354.2
      SlideBar, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)
      SnowfallKeyPress, v
      Stubby, v5.13.5258 (BoldBandicoot)
      Stuf, v4.3.001
      TidyPlates, v6.6.Beta2 (R444)
      TidyPlatesGraphite, v
      TidyPlatesGrey, v
      TidyPlatesNeon, v
      TidyPlatesQuatre, v
      TidyPlatesHub, vR444
      TidyPlatesWidgets, vR443
      TipHelper, v5.12.DEV.315(/embedded)
      BlizRuntimeLib_enUS v4.3.3.40300 <us>

  • #4244

    How do i set what rep i want to show on my rep bar?


  • #4245
    Quote from Mazzadox »

    How do i set what rep i want to show on my rep bar?


    - while in game open your Reputation list ( Default hot key U ) click the faction you want to watch. A menu will pop out- check "show as experience bar" then if you have bartenders rep bar active it will reflect the faction you chose.

  • #4249

    Thank you very much.

  • #4243

    I'm having an issue where Im unable to click on my buttons. The tool tip is showing that it acknowledges that im hovering over the button, but when I go to click- nothing.. It will either click through the button to whats behind it or not respond at all. This is happening on all my characters, priest, rogue, death knight... not sure if it follows any others.

    I've tried differnt computer mice just incase it was a hardware issue on my end.

    -running Windows 7 64 bit if it matters 

    Last edited by dbsheetz on 3/26/2012 12:52:01 AM
  • #4242

    Can i change the profile with a macro? like /bt changeprofile "something"

    I use diferent profiles for my specs, and i wanna change it by script =\

  • #4241

    For some reason, my XP bar does not work on startup, i have to go, set a reputation to be tracked, then turn off that same reputation before it will show up, after this, it works fine until i logout, i can track reputations normally, etc.

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