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Buddy Bar Not Showing?

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    nintendosushi
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    @nintendosushi

    Hello all,

    I’m trying to integrate BuddyPress into my site – http://nintendo-sushi.com

    As far as I’m aware, there is supposed to be a Buddy Bar showing, is that right?

    My very limited knowledge is that it should be calling the footer and I think it is.

    Can anyone suggest what’s wrong?

    Thanks,
    Ace

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    @nintendosushi

    Hate to do this, but… Bump

    There should be a WP toolbar showing unless you have said no in BP settings to toolbar for logged out users.

    If your theme doesn’t have wp_footer() in the footer.php file then toolbars cannot be displayed.

    Buddybar is a legacy toolbar, BP uses the WP toolbar as of 1.6 onwards.

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    @nintendosushi

    Thank you for the reply.

    The last part of my footer.php file is this:

    Is that correct?

    Thanks

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    @nintendosushi

    Looks right so you must have something else at work knocking out the toolbar, check through theme settings if any and functions.php.

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    @nintendosushi

    Functions File

    Here’s a copy of my functions file.

    Many, many thanks

    Did you read through to see is any functions existed that reference toolbars?

    I don’t download files from forums to my local machine, you will need to use a service like pastebin if you want someone to check it through for you.

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    @nintendosushi

    Sorry about that, I didn’t think. Here is the pastbin link:

    http://pastebin.com/e5na7uk5

    I di search for ‘bar’ and ‘tool’ and the only thing it found was something referencing the sidebar, but honestly, I don’t know what I’m looking for.

    Thanks again

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    nintendosushi
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    @nintendosushi

    I’ve just had a look through the theme options and there are no options to turn on/off the bar. The standard WordPress bar shows when logged in if that helps?

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    @nintendosushi

    There is a lot of reference to bar in header.php

    http://pastebin.com/Kppxcd8N

    You will need to add this to your functions.php file but it will overrule the setting in BP to disable the toolbar for logged out views:

    show_admin_bar( true );

    Probably needs to be hooked before BP does stuff so BP can override the setting if asked.

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    @nintendosushi

    Right, we seem to be getting somewhere :) Thank you.

    Now, the standard WordPress admin bar is showing, but no Buddy Bar:

    http://nintendo-sushi.com

    if you really need the buddybar you’ll need to use this instead:

    define( ‘BP_USE_WP_ADMIN_BAR’, false );

    btw this is available and much else on the subject of toolbars via simple search on ‘toolbars’

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    @nintendosushi

    Hey Hugo,

    Yeah, I did try searching, but being so new to all of this, very little made sense lol. I did find the info about referencing the footer and had already checked that but couldn’t find anything on my specific error, but I may have been searching incorrectly.

    I tried what you said and it still doesn’t work.

    This is how my functions look now:
    http://pastebin.com/s1rXDrTx

    I tried having show_admin_bar( true ); before define( ‘BP_USE_WP_ADMIN_BAR’, false ); as well with no luck.

    I really appreciate your time.

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    Nadiamode
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    @nadiamode

    before i had install Buddypress v1.6 and bar work normally.

    today I try new install v 1.7 and bar does not show ??

    I try to change theme to BuddyPress Default, bar still not show ??

    – New install buddypress v 1.7
    – Bar show to login user but not for visitor
    – Already checked > Main Settings ->Toolbar -> Show the Toolbar for logged out users

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    Jay Collier
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    @jcollier

    Same or similar problem. For logged in users, the WP admin bar is either replacing or covering the Buddy bar. Seeking solution that allows both to appear.

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    @nadiamode

    I think this is bug for v1.7 because I do fresh install.

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    @nintendosushi

    I;ve installed, reinstalled, all sorts and can’t get it showing

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