Add Custom Links to WordPress Admin Bar


I was searching to find a way to add a text link (custom link) to the admin toolbar and found and article about the code to be inserted into the WPCode plugin.

The code for this I have taken from your article is shown below.

In the code below I have just replaced “title” with my own title and “href” with the URL I want to link to. I have saved it as HTML. In all Snippets” panel” I have selected “Status” to ON. After that, I checked the admin toolbar, but there is nothing showing up.

Would you please let me know what I have done wrong here? I am a beginner in this field and do not know much about coding!

Many thanks!

// add a link to the WP Toolbar
function wpb_custom_toolbar_link($wp_admin_bar) {
    $args = array(
        'id' => 'wpbeginner',
        'title' => 'Search WPBeginner', 
        'href' => '', 
        'meta' => array(
            'class' => 'wpbeginner', 
            'title' => 'Search WPBeginner Tutorials'
add_action('admin_bar_menu', 'wpb_custom_toolbar_link', 999);


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