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4 Impressive Notifications Bars (and Worth Mentioning) for Your WordPress Blog

Notification bar is a neat and unobtrusive bar that appears right on top of your WordPress blog. It lets you to notify your readers about the latest updates, news, announcements and even marketing campaign.

Does the notification bar is “that” important for you to have in your WordPress blog?

Definitely!

I don’t think there is no other method which has the effectiveness in conveying message which notification bar has.

It is well-placed, unobtrusive and looks well as it has minimal impact on your overall WordPress blog’s layout and design.

So, which notification bar you should use for your WordPress blog?

Check out the list of notification bars that I have compiled below; they the best 4 notification bars you can have in your WordPress blog. You will love it as it looks good and works lovely!


ViperBar - Best Notification Bar for WordPress Blog

ViperBar

ViperBar is a notification bar WordPress plugin that allows you to have the notification bar which will boost your lists and RSS readers over your WordPress blog.

You just need to install it and from there on, you can easily integrate email subscription form through its user-friendly admin panel. The best part is it also comes with real-time conversion stats which how effective your campaign.

Cool? Definitely!


Hello Bar - Best Notification Bar for WordPress Blog

Hello Bar

Hello Bar works exactly like ViperBar but unfortunately without the “email subscription form” feature.

Instead of focusing to get sign ups through subscription form like ViperBar, Hello Bar focuses on getting as many clicks as possible through messages which accompanied by conversion link within the Hello Bar.

Besides growing your emailing list, Hello Bar can also be used to give quick updates or announcements to your readers.

It is all up to your creativity in making full use of the features that come along with Hello Bar.


FooBar - Best Notification Bar for WordPress Blog

FooBar

FooBar is a neat and unobtrusive notification bar that sits at the top of the page that can be used to inform or announce specific info to site visitors, exactly like Hello Bar.

The thing which differentiates FooBar with the first 2 notification bars is FooBar has over 30 options which allow you to customize the look however you want.

The FooBar helps you increase your social likes, followers etc, helps to promote your products and increase sales, and it helps with gaining more pageviews when used with the RSS feed options.


Attention Grabber - Best Notification Bar for WordPress Blog

attentionGraber

Similar to first three notification bars, attentionGrabber is a plugin for WordPress that allows you to add a notification bar to your website. With this plugin you can easily display custom texts, Twitter posts and Feeds RSS.

Also, the huge list of features lets you fully customize the notifications look.


Sticky Header - Best Notification Bar for WordPress Blog

Sticky Header

Different with other notification bars, Sticky Header’s main idea is to provide you effective navigation bar that remains at the top of the page even when a user scrolls the page. This makes navigating to other parts of the site easy.

With Sticky Header, you can showcase your most important categories/pages in one high-exposure section of your WordPress blog. You can also integrate in other elements that you want to have better exposure such as social networking buttons and sign-up form.

It comes with 6 different colours and you can even choose how to open the menu; by using mouse hover or click.


Which one is your pick as the best notication bar for WordPress blog? I will go for ViperBar. What about you?

I would love to read your thoughts. Share them in the comment section alright?

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13 comments

  1. avatar

    Thank you for the article. I think i’m going to use hellobar!

  2. avatar

    Very informative. Would like to know more about you and your work. Best of luck in the meantime.

  3. avatar

    Nice list.
    I use Hello Bar and its awesome!

  4. avatar

    I think that they are cool, I think that they look good and I am glad I have one because some people DO click on the links. What I am saying is that there are not enough clicks to justify an event or conference PAYING for a site top bar. Why don’t you try with this free and nice one http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/quick-notice/

    • avatar

      Good suggestion, Dino. Maybe the reason people pay for this kind of tool is not because of the bar itself but due to the analytic feature that comes with it like Hellobar.

      And that’s why I use Hellobar for this site…

  5. avatar

    I am going to use ViperBar. Hello bar also good to use. Thanks for share.

  6. avatar

    I was using the Hellobar Service but I don’t like it so I was looking for any alternative service who can provide me either same quality of service or more than that. Thanks for posting this type of article. I am going to check each of the above given sites and I will check which one is the best and then use that in my blog.
    Thanks Once again for Posting this helpful Article.
    Thanks
    ~Debasis :)

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