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Restore original WP admin bar after BuddyPress install [closed]

I want to re-enable the original WP admin bar after installing BuddyPress! define( 'BP_DISABLE_ADMIN_BAR', true ); completely disables the admin bar - don't want that. This question tells us to ...
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Buddypress get member meta info for specific user ID [closed]

I am trying to create a 'featured member' widget for a Buddypress site, and am using cimy extra fields to add the 'is featured user' checkbox. I have some extra user meta fields that were created ...
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Filter Home Page Posts in Buddypress [closed]

I would like to remove blog posts from the home page if they belong to a certain category. How can I go about this in Buddypress (preferably without a plugin)?
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Is there a plugin or something that allows you to use BuddyPress without having to create a BuddyPress-ready theme?

It's an inconvenience to have to customize your theme just to use BuddyPress. It'd be much nicer if it simply used the wordpress page system for example, to inject content into standard WP pages. ...
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Load created php file data via ajax

Ive been trying to do this for a long time here... First of all, im working with Buddypress latest ver. under WP latest ver. What i want to do, is i want to understand how to call content within a ...
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How to use Buddypress xProfile field as Wordpress Bio

First time using this forum. I need some serious help with this question. I am trying to display a user's bio without using the backend. Reason being, I do not allow my users to go through the backend ...
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Table 'wp_signups' doesn't exist [closed]

I'm seeing thousands of this PHP error in NewRelic. That table does not exist in the DB but it seems like Buddypress is looking for it. Any ideas on why it doesn't exist, or how to get BP to create ...
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How to increase password requirements for registration [closed]

Ok I have buddypress installed which lets users choose a password at registration but it has zero requirements for it only asking that it be entered twice. So you can have a single character password ...
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rt media plugin count not working in shortcode [closed]

I used rtMedia plugin in my buddypress site. I used the short code <?php echo do_shortcode('[rtmedia_gallery global="true" media_type="all" count="4" loadmore="false"]'); ?> to dispaly media ...
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How to create a theme specific translation of buddypress? [closed]

Originally asked on the BuddyPress forums: For distribution purposes I would like to include my customized buddypress language files in my theme alongside my other language files. No matter what I ...
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Reordering Buddy Press profile navigation [closed]

I am using this code to reorder the positions of the menu items for BuddyPress profile. I am using the xprofile (not sure if that makes a difference). Here is the code that I am trying to use: <?...
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Remove post content from buddypress activity [closed]

I'm trying to remove the post content from the buddypress activity stream and would like to replace the content/body with a custom field that I've added in. Any ideas where I should be looking? I've ...
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How to Change BuddyPress Mystery Man Graphic without Overwriting Core Image File [closed]

I am using Sarah Gooding's workaround to replace the core mystery man graphic with a custom graphic. It does not work. It continues to render the core mystery man graphic. Has anyone had any success ...
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buddypress: how do i make the group description excerpt shorter?

I set up a theme in buddypress and i want to have a teaser section for my groups on there. It works fine but i have a problem to shorten the group description... I'm using it like this: <p><...
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BuddyPress on Multisite [closed]

Does having BuddyPress installed on a Multisite setup mean that users in each of the different sites can interact or view the actions or content of users on other sites in the network?
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Buddypress Registartion template [closed]

How do I create a registration template in Buddypress? I can't seem to find any way to integrate the registration form in a template page. I tried adding this code to my template page, it displays ...
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Does BuddyPress Have An Action Hook for remove_user? [closed]

BuddyPress has a behavior for removing users that does not run through WP's deleted_user action. I have a hook in my plugin for add_action('deleted_user', 'myScript'); but it only works for WP-...
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How to limit character length in BuddyPress function output [closed]

BuddyPress has a function (bp_member_profile_data) that pulls profile data into a members loop which looks like this: <?php bp_member_profile_data( 'field=Organization' ); bp_member_profile_data( '...
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how to remove mandatory required fields in buddypress registration [closed]

i have installed buddypress 1.5.1, wp 3.2.1. the registration field shows 5 mandatory fields to be filled, i need to limit this to 3, my site needs username, email, password( just like in tumblr ), ...
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Can you use the buddypress profile system without installing the whole of buddypress? [closed]

I am a novice with wordpress but doing my best to learn. Is it possible to use the buddypress profile system without installing the whole of buddypress? I appreciate any feedback even if it is just ...
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Is it possible to install BuddyPress with blogs installed on several servers? [closed]

As far as I know, if you want to install BuddyPress you've got to have a WordPress MU installation (I know WordPress 3.x already is MU in itself) with a unique database, which has different tables for ...
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Need help with simple rewrite rule (shouldn't this be easy?)

All I need is a rewrite that will change example.com/anyphrase into example.com. Here is what I am using: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example\.com RewriteCond %{SCRIPT_FILENAME} !wp-admin RewriteCond %...
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Show css depending on activity type in BuddyPress activity-loop [closed]

I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to show specific styles to the activity loop depending on the activity type? This is what I had an idea of: function mycustom_act_type() { if ('...
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Integrate BuddyPress & Facebook

Any idea on what would be the easiest way to integrate BuddyPress with Facebook? I'm looking for a solution that would enable a BP custom profile that easily gets pre-filled with values from ...
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How to auto-accept a friend-request in buddypress based on user meta

I’m still getting my head around buddypress, so far so good but I’ve hit a snag where I want certain users who are flagged as an ‘expert’ to automatically accept any friend requests people make. I’ve ...
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Template tags for Buddypress

Is there a place that shows all available template tags and how to use them similar to how wordpress does? I'm trying to link to a profile within a loop. Ex of output <a href="http://www.mysite....
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Best practices for securing a Buddypress installation?

A client of mine runs a Buddypress-based site (BP 1.2.6 on WP 3.0.2). We'd like to give users the ability to publish blogs of their own, but we don't want them to be able to execute PHP code (we make ...
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How do you customize the admin bar for buddypress?

I would like to update the coding on the wp-admin-bar. Since its positioned absolute, I would like to put a div around it that is relative and or just in a normal div. Or, I see you can hide the bar, ...
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Recent comments from my blogs only

I'd like to create a list of recent comments, specific to each user on my network (Buddypress). My best idea so far is pretty lame: DB Query on all user's blogs, compare dates, select top 10 by date. ...
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After Upgrade to Buddypress 1.2.6 from 1.2.5.2 , admin bar area displayed incorrectly for guest-visitors

I'm using WP 3.0.1 , and Buddypress 1.2.6 , Theme - Blogs-Mu theme (from WPMU DEV) I was using BP 1.2.5.2 , and the theme worked fine. I just upgraded to BP 1.2.6 , and now found a problem ... Hide ...
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User-based media gallery

I'm building a site that uses both WordPress and BuddyPress and I'm looking to build a custom section whereby the user can upload work and people can comment/rate it. I've browsed around at various ...
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Customizing the BuddyPress blog loop

I would like to "omit" certain blogs from the regular BuddyPress blog loop. Either by blog ID or blog Name is fine. Has anyone had success doing this?
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How to set redirect for Buddypress Group Creation?*​

I have a BuddyPress installation for which I am trying to create a redirect at the end of a group creation process. Right now I have the process simplified down to one step by removing steps 2-4 like ...
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Add a BuddyPress user group and allow them to edit and control a specific page

Im working on a restauran reservation page (for an unlimited number of restaurants) and I would like to add two specific groups/types of users : General user aka user that makes reservations and can ...
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Home page randomly redirects to another page [closed]

I have a blog, hosted on my own domain which has been working fine for awhile now (almost two years now). I was creating a new page as an register page for adding members. This is done through ...
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New nav_item created with bp_core_new_nav_item() results in 404

I was reading many posts which are about creating new nav item to buddypress profile. i cannot find anything that i miss in my code. The item appears on the profile-page as i want it, but when i click ...
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how to make a profile entry read only except for site managers

I have set some extra profile fields set in buddypress (under users profile fields), and I want to make sure they are read only with the exception of site administrators. How do I accomplish this? ...
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New custom nev not working

I am suffreing from an issue from last few days. I have to create a custon nev calls ribbons, that will have some custom functionlity but at the starting steps I am not able to create the nev pages. ...
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Display message on homepage when new user account is activated

When a new user registers on Wordpress an activation link is sent out to their email address. When the user clicks on this link they are directed to my homepage and their account is activated. At ...
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Pretty permalinks IIS gives 404 on posts/pages

I'm trying to get Wordpress to work under IIS and I've gotten stuck on custom permalinks. If I use the standard ugly permalinks, All standard features works fine, but plugins like Buddypress does not,...
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Wrong path when adding custom tab in BuddyPress [closed]

When adding a custom tab to the BuddyPress menu i cant load the right template. I think somethings is wrong with the path since I end on the member page who lists all members. I get this url in my ...
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How to optimize the images uploaded through Buddypress Activity Plus in Wordpress

I am using Buddypress Activity Plus in the front-end to upload images. When I upload large images, the site is getting slow. I want to know is there any way to reduce the image size uploaded through ...
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Register slug capitalized in url directs to separate page

I'm designing a theme in Wamp using the underscore theme. I also have buddypress enabled. I've been working on a custom registration page under localhost/testsite/register/ but I had cap locks on when ...
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Forced profile plugin ..and link to field [closed]

I use the plugins Bp forced profile that display a message for complete a missing required field with a list of field (title). Howto link a title to the field missing in the message ? if you have ...
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How to Filter Buddypress member by some of their profile fields [closed]

I am developing job site using Buddypress where people can search people, send friend request to them and become a friend. I am using user profile fields like name, email, phone, work location, ...
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How do I add a text field under the activity texarea? [closed]

I am working with BuddyPress 1.7. I need to add a text field under under the activity/update text area and capture that data when an update is posted. Any help to help to get me started would be ...
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MS Access to manage WordPress Database

Now I don't believe this is practical or possible without a large amount of development. My client's old site used MS Access to manage the user's profiles on his old website. His new site uses ...
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media page returnig to 404 in rtmedia [closed]

I am using rtmedia plugin with buddypress plugin to uploading audio, video and image uploading. I am using latest version of both the plugins. But when I browse to media page(i.e http://example.com/...
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How to Display BuddyPress Profile Field Data In Multisite Blogs [closed]

I'm trying to display a BuddyPress xprofile field on a WordPress multsite blog. I thought this might do the trick but displayed_user doesn't seem to work outside of BP? Is there an easy way to do this?...
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How to carry over existing wp users to a new buddypress installation [closed]

I had made a community with a different plugin (I think it was mingle. I recently installed buddypress, removed mingle and changed the site to suite. Now the problem is the existing users are not ...