As you know, Hello Bar is one of the popular eye-catching notification toolbar used by many sites all over the web, but because of its high price many bloggers are not using it; their free package provides only 25 clicks/month that is not even enough for a low traffic site. And the pricing starts at 4.95 per month for 100 clicks, where the pro package is worth $49 .95 per/month for up to 7,500 clicks. Obviously Hello Bar is not affordable for small Business owners and new bloggers.
Moreover, the installation process of Hello Bar is little time-consuming because Hello Bar is not a plugin, it requires a couple of steps to set-up.
However, these types of notification toolbar can be very beneficial for your business. It can be used to capture high quality leads, to guide your visitors to a specific sales page, to an eBook download page, can use as a subscription form, can use as a call-to-action button, etc. As you can see it has so many advantages.
In This article, I’m going to share some of the free WordPress Plugins that can be used as Alternative for Hello Bar.
Alternative for Hello Bar — WordPress plugins
Attention Grabber plugin is one of the best free alternative for Hello Bar, it has the same features as Hello Bar and it can be easily installed and integrated with your WordPress site. I’m using this plugin on this site as you see on top.
- You can customize the look of the bar however you want
- Track the number of sign-ups or clicks you receive using Google Analytics
- Responsively show or hide content to fit comfortable at the top user’s screen
WordPress Notification Bar is another free plugin which can be used as alternative for Hello Bar. Similar to Attention Grabber, it is also can be easily installed and integrate with WordPress site.
- Display sticky notification bar
- Easy setup
- call to action button with custom message
- choose any color to match your site
It is also a similar plugin like the above one, A simple notification bar which allows you to add a notification bar on the top of your WordPress site.
- Comes up with 5 color option
- A Call-to-action link button
- Hides automatically after 7 seconds
- Use to redirect users to any specific page
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Sticky Notification Bar is also a cool plugin which displays a cool bar on top when the user scrolls down your page. you can use a navigation menu if you want to show a Navigation in the top bar, or you can show a constant message that you want to convey to your users.
- Adds a cool sticky bar to your WordPress site which only shows when the user scrolls
- option to set when to display
- you can show social share icons on the bar
- Easily manageable back-end settings
- you can use a navigation menu if you want to show a Navigation
- It allows you to add/upload your own logo if you want to show your logo on the bar
- You can enable disable the Sticky notification bar for a specific post or page.
- You can add a cool scroll to top arrow which smoothly brings the user to the top of the web page.
- you can add the bar at the bottom or at the top.
Fluid Notification bar is another simple plugin which displays a nice responsive bar at the top. you can use this bar to display any messages to your visitors.
- You can display specific post/page link
- Display welcome message to your website visitors
- You can display link to sales or something important
- Use it as a call-to-action button
This plugin adds a bar across the top of some or all pages on your WordPress website. The bar displays a headline and a paragraph which can used to display important announcements.
- Customize bar color with a color picker
- Optional jQuery slide-Up feature that allows the user to hide the bar
- Display link of any sales page or important page
- Display any popular post or page
Above i have listed out some of the free WordPress plugins that can be used as alternative for Hello Bar. Among these six plugins, Attention Grabber is best, you can see it on this site.