How to Show and Hide Ribbon always in SharePoint Online/2013/2016

Show and Hide ribbon always in SharePoint 2013

This SharePoint 2013 tutorial explains how to Show and Hide Ribbon in SharePoint Online/2013/2016. By using out of box feature we can show or hide ribbon in SharePoint Online/2013/2016.


We can do the simple settings after which Ribbon will not come by default and user can show and hide ribbon from the Setting icon (right side top) easily in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online.

As you can see there is not Show Ribbon or Hide ribbon in the Settings option in SharePoint 2013. See the fig below.

Show and Hide ribbon always in SharePoint 2013
Show and Hide ribbon always in SharePoint 2013

Now open your SharePoint 2013 site, click on Settings then Site settings. Then in the Site Settings page click on Navigation under Look and Feel.

Then in the Navigation Settings page.
Go down to “Show and Hide Ribbon” section and select Yes in “Make “Show Ribbon” and “Hide Ribbon” commands available”. The click on OK. see fig below:

Show and Hide ribbon always in SharePoint 2016
Show and Hide ribbon always in SharePoint 2016

Now if you will look at the settings icon. You will see Show or Hide ribbon option settings option. Below is the screen which shows Show Ribbon like below:

show ribbon sharepoint online
show ribbon sharepoint online

Also, you can see how Hide Ribbon looks like in Settings icon in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online.

Show and Hide ribbon always in SharePoint 2019
Show and Hide ribbon always in SharePoint 2019

Here if you will use Show Ribbon then Ribbon will be displayed and if you choose Hide Ribbon, Ribbon will be hidden in the page in SharePoint.

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Hope this will be helpful to you to show/hide ribbon in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online.

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