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Where’s My Sidebar?

So your dashboard sidebar went missing, huh?

A recent WordPress update has made the page editor default to Fullscreen Mode, which removes the dashboard sidebar. Chances are, you’re going to want it back if you need to navigate around the backend of your website.

Fullscreen mode enabled.

Fullscreen Mode enabled.

Fullscreen mode disabled.

Fullscreen Mode disabled.

Toggling Fullscreen Mode

With the steps below, you’ll be toggling Fullscreen Mode like a pro! Alternatively, you can use the Command + Option + Shift + F key combination shortcut.

Toggle the editor menu.

1 Open the Editor Options

In the right hand corner of the page, you’ll find the editor options menu hidden behind a button.

Toggle Fullscreen mode.

2 Toggle Fullscreen Mode

Toggle Fullscreen mode by clicking on the entry in the editor options menu.

Where’s My Sidebar?