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  • 342,152 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.2.2
  • 24,258,401 Total Downloads
  • Updated 09/24/2015
  • Created 09/14/2008
  • 18,930 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 4.6.11
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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



  • Maintenance release with minor fixes and updated translations


  • Fixed a few cooldown-related glitches caused by 6.2
  • Fixed auto-assist casting with druid Wild Charge in cat and bear form


  • Updated for WoW 6.2


  • 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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  • #5537

    Been using this addon for months, but logged on today and it had deleted every one of my carefully designed profiles. Had to start every character from scratch.

  • #5541

    all saves are stored in WTF folder so you must have deleted them yourself or used like repair option. I always copy whole WTF folder to have a spare copy just in case.

  • #5536

    I have action bars 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9 on my screen.
    I used to be able to scroll down via mouse to change them all to 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 respectively.
    Then I could scroll up to bring them back to 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9.

    But now: When I scroll down they ALL just turn into a copy of bar 2.
    But scrolling up they still go back up to their normal bars (1, 3, 5, 7, and 9).

    This was different that just cycling through my pages using the page cycle keybind because I could scroll up and down as haphazardly as I wanted and they would ONLY swap between 1 and 2, 3 and 4, etc, etc.
    This setup has become very key to my playing and I cannot get it to work anymore.

    Please help, I am pretty desperate.

    EDIT: When I scroll down they're all just going to action bar 2.
    On my WoW keybinds I have scroll up set to Action Page 1, and scroll down set to Action Page 2. So when i scroll down it makes technical sense that theyre all bar 2?

    But when I scroll back up using the Action Page 1 keybind they all go back to bars 1, 3, 5, 7,and 9....


    Last edited by hybridvirus on 7/17/2015 11:53:50 PM
  • #5535

    I just came back to W.o.W. after about 2 years of not playing. I remember having an issue before with BT4 and vehicles / possesions,, but the fix I remember is not working. I have a noobie Death Knight and I'm on the Eye of Archeron quest and I can't use it's controls at all. I've enabled the use Blizzard Vehicle UI and I have bar 1 set for possesion, still no luck. Any ideas? I really liked BT4 when I played before and don't really want to find another mod that would involve relearning everything. Help me Obi wa... oh, wait, wrong game. LoL

    Last edited by AnthonyK on 7/18/2015 1:29:58 AM
  • #5534

    I am having an issue where bar is not moveable, it keeps jumping back to where it was, no matter where I move it.  Any one else having this issue, any suggestions?

  • #5533

    Can i make different binds for each character? Im playing specyfic binds for my warrior but i dont want to use them on my hunter.

  • #5532

    Heya, perhaps one of you guys can help me. After the patch I can't see VPs during invasions and no Tolls at the DMF races. I dont know what actionbar that is?!

  • #5531
    Bars layering

    Welcome, is here a way to adjust bars layering? I mean, when two or more bars have a shared space, one could be always behind or always in the front.

    Currently it's looking a little oddily. Some abilities from the same bar are in the front while other are behind.

    All what I've found is a suggestion ticket from before 5 years where you agreed with the poster. :(

    Last edited by Ikkara on 7/9/2015 6:34:12 AM
  • #5530

    Here is a custom script that will hide a bar unless you are in combat or are have a frendly target (useful for showing bars in the city when i target myself)

    Last edited by Somnioblivio on 7/8/2015 12:49:10 PM
  • #5529

    Scale by 1 isnt "Pixel" accurate, To make it so i would need to use scale 2

  • #5527
    Grouping Action Bars

    Is there any way to group action bars? For example, I have 4 separate action bars with abilities on them that I have hidden out of combat, but they come up if I hover over them out of combat. However, only one bar at a time will show up when I hover. I was wondering if there was any way for me to make it so all 4 bars appear when I hover over any 1 of them?

  • #5526

    I only recently installed Bartender and found an odd problem, I set up a profile to share amongst my army of alts and found that on a couple of guys they'll mirror abilities between two bars. For instance I put my mount in slot 1 on bar 10, it appears in slot 1 in bar 1 as well. Remove it from either, and it's gone from both. The hotkeys are fine though, so slot 1 for bar 1 is button 1 on the keyboard, and slot 1 on bar 10 is - on the keyboard. Made a couple of my guys unplayable with the addons installed, not sure what to do about it.

  • #5525

    The cooldown spiral is on every icon for the entire UI.  It's super distracting.  This is with a new WOW install with only this add-on installed.    Hopefully it gets updated soon

  • #5523

    How do I get the extra bar to work?  I can see where it is when I can see the movable action bars however, I can't figure out how to add spells to it. 

    Thank you



  • #5522

    Micro Menu still disappears on rare occasions. Haven't quite narrowed it down to what causes it. Reloading ui doesn't bring it back, but can see the frame when unlocking all the bars.

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