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How to add cart button in OpenCart 3 menu bar

The following tutorial will help you to show the cart button in OpenCart 3 menu bar.

cart button in opencart menu bar

Edit /catalog/controller/common/menu.php and add the below line

$data['cart'] = $this->load->controller('common/cart');


return $this->load->view('common/menu', $data);

Edit catalog/view/theme/honcart/template/common/menu.twig and add the below code

{{ cart }} 

Here is the full code

{% if categories %}
<div class="container">
  <div class="row">
  <nav id="menu" class="navbar">
  <div class="col-sm-9"> 
    <div class="navbar-header"><span id="category" class="visible-xs">{{ text_category }}</span>
      <button type="button" class="btn btn-navbar navbar-toggle" data-toggle="collapse" data-target=".navbar-ex1-collapse"><i class="fa fa-bars"></i></button>
    <div class="collapse navbar-collapse navbar-ex1-collapse">
      <ul class="nav navbar-nav">
        <li><a href="{{ home }}">Home</a></li>
        {% for category in categories %}
        {% if category.children %}
        <li class="dropdown"><a href="{{ category.href }}" class="dropdown-toggle" data-toggle="dropdown">{{ }}</a>
          <div class="dropdown-menu">
            <div class="dropdown-inner"> {% for children in category.children|batch(category.children|length / category.column|round(1, 'ceil')) %}
              <ul class="list-unstyled">
                {% for child in children %}
                <li><a href="{{ child.href }}">{{ }}</a></li>
                {% endfor %}
              {% endfor %}</div>
            <a href="{{ category.href }}" class="see-all">{{ text_all }} {{ }}</a> </div>
        {% else %}
        <li><a href="{{ category.href }}">{{ }}</a></li>
        {% endif %}
        {% endfor %}
      <div class="col-sm-3">{{ cart }}  </div>
{% endif %} 

Edit /catalog/view/theme/default/stylesheet/stylesheet.css and findout following

#cart {
    margin-bottom: 10px;

Set margin-bottom:0px

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