How To Keep WordPress Kitchen Sink Always On In Visual Editor?

WordPress kitchen sink i.e. the second row of visual editing buttons is hidden by default but post authors can easily view it by clicking the ‘Toggle Toolbar’ tinyMCE button in visual editor.

In this tutorial we will be showing you how you can keep the kitchen sink (second row of visual editor toolbar) on by default to make things easy for the new users on your WordPress site.

Kitchen Sink

All you have to do is paste the following code in your theme’s function.php file or you can add it via Code Snippets:

add_filter( ‘tiny_mce_before_init’, ‘myformatTinyMCE’ );

function myformatTinyMCE( $in ) {

$in[‘wordpress_adv_hidden’] = FALSE;

return $in;

Or Alternatively, you can use jonradio Display Kitchen Sink. When it is activated, all your website users will see the second row of icons (“The Kitchen Sink”) displayed in visual editor.

Unlike to above given code, the plugin also removes the toggle toolbar icon (last icon on the right) as it no longer serves a useful function when the plugin is active.

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