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I have been trying to get the admin bar to show up under a magento install. I have tried eveything to get it. I can get the user, get the footer but nothing happens to get the admin bar up.

from with in a 1column.phtml I called a

        echo $this->getLayout()->createBlock('core/template')->setTemplate('custom/userpanel.phtml')->toHtml(); 

and in that 'custom/userpanel.phtml' I added :



with out anyluck.

I'v tried using


but that doesn't get the bar, and even calling the head function doesn't work


But althou i get all the head elements like the and what not which i don't want since it's in the , but still nothing. What is the way to set it up correctly?




So I thought I'd get tricky and just grab the admin bar from WP and pull it over almost like jquery .load() but at php runtime. This is what i did, but here is the odd part, it fails cause it thinks I'm not loged in?

Again in 'custom/userpanel.phtml' of magento which is pull over to WP so when in WP it's all fine but well as of yet nothing here.

<div id="wpfoot">

        if ($userUsername ) {

            if ( strpos($_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'], '/blog/') === FALSE ){     

                $dom = new DOMDocument();
                $dom->validateOnParse = true;
                echo $dom->getElementById('wpfoot');


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Add also script and styles:

wp_enqueue_script( 'admin-bar' );
wp_enqueue_style( 'admin-bar' );

and _wp_admin_bar_init()

You must also include the Hooks for register script and styles or include the scripts from the key 'admin-bar' in your head.


I think this was all for display the Admin Bar.

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I had to comment in the form of an answer. thanks for the help – jeremy.bass Dec 28 '12 at 16:42

Have you tried possible displaying Magento in WordPress? I found an extension that allows Magento blocks within WordPress: website

Here is the actual plugin site - MWI

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Please add an explanation to your answer: why could that solve the problem? – toscho Jul 2 '15 at 22:48

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