@daftcyborg I have my stuff set up as you describe. Had to fiddle w/it a bit to limit as you desire. Posted up a reply to someone inquiring similarly some months back but ... forget now how I did it. Maybe make a search addin my username?
Ah, here ya' go:bug in "Recent Cards" plugin
No it's not duplicity When you open the site the bar momentarily appears and afterfavicon
NodeBB Community (community.nodebb.org)
Scroll down to the ACP screenshot I posted.
That was on 12.x. Unsure about current.
Have fun. o/