Bar? None.How to remove the DiggBar

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Digg, the site that lets users find and rate content from all over the web, recently introduced a new feature: the DiggBar. Contrary to what you might think, it isn't a place where you can drink away your memories of the commenting culture on Digg; instead, it's a combination URL shortener and frame from sites bookmarked in Digg.

Here, for example, is what looks like in the DiggBar:


The jury is still out on whether the DiggBar is a handy enhancement that will make your life worth living again or a blight on the planet on par with comment spam and leaf blowers.

But if you've decided the DiggBar isn't your thing, you won't find a place to switch it off permanently anywhere on the Digg toolbar. Instead, if you want to bury it for good, you'll need to:

  • Log in and head to to your Digg viewing preferences (
  • Under "Show DiggBar", choose "Never show DiggBar for external links".
  • Click "Save Changes".

And you're done.

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