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Can't get a custom template taxonomy page to display

I've been trying to wade my way through learning the ins and outs of taxonomies and how to integrate them into themes and I've run into a pretty basic issue that I can't seem to figure out. I started ...
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Building a Digg clone using WordPress?

I am thinking of building a site similar to Digg.com (the old version). I think the best way in my case is to make a custom post type for the links and then use a a plugin such as TDO Mini Forms or ...
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Integrating Buddypress, Wootumblog and WPMU Sitewide tags

Judging by the lack of information when I perform a search, I may be one of the few people that has tried to get these plugins playing nicely together. When all is sorted and the site is live, I’ll ...
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What methods should be used to fend off splogs in a multiuser install?

We're running 3.1.1 multi-user with the latest BuddyPress plugin, but we're having all sorts of issues with splog signups. So far, we've started using Anti-Splog, Bad Behavior, ReCaptcha on the ...
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How can I create an auto-populated menu that is automatically assigned to a location?

I'm trying to add BuddyPress nav menu support to my theme and, unfortunately, BP's template tags still aren't fully up to snuff. (Basically, if you're not making an explicit child theme for the BP ...
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How to hide admin account in BuddyPress? (for security reasons)

I have been working with WordPress for the past 3-4 years, but I am new to BuddyPress. I would like to hide the admin account completely from BuddyPress for security reasons. For example with a ...
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Ability to set character limit in BuddyPress?

I would like to limit characters in BuddyPress posts to certain limit . Ex: Set it to the limit of 150 ... just like twitter's 140. Googled about it and found nothing. Does any one have Idea on this? ...
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How to Control user registrations directly on sub-sites

Does anybody have Idea to enable a wordpress based multisite user to automatically get access to all sub-sites under same Multi site ? If I have A Multi-site installation(Also Buddypress enabled) at ...
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How do I add a new string to a .po or .pot file?

I have a .pot file that came with my Wordpress theme. Now I want to add strings to it, that weren't there in the original theme. How do I do that? Do I have to update the .pot file? but 1) How do I do ...
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How to redirect after login, the working way?

I've tried everything: Peter's Login Redirect, Redirection, some unworking javascript hacks, routemap PHP Class (which is really impressive, but I'm not sure that's very useful in this case). I'm ...
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How do I set up real anonymous posting in bbpress forums?

I have bbpress-post-topics plugin installed so that my comments forms are replaced by a bbpress forum topic, it's working but I would like to enable anonymous posting. Currently, as you can see ...
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How to override normal Wordpress search in Buddypress?

hi i have wordpress and buddypress installed and i wanted to be able to search through forum posts, blog posts and other info all over the site. i found Search Engine (Wordpress Plugin) and installed ...
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wp_editor on front end - JavaScripts not included

I am working on a BuddyPress plug-in for a client that requires users to be able to add content from the front end - they never see the back end for security reasons. I have the plug-in written and it ...
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Syncing BuddyPress and WordPress profile fields

BuddyPress and WordPress store profile information in 2 separate locations, and there's a process to sync profile data between the 2 tables. However, this is pretty much limited (from how I'm reading ...
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Automatically Creating Posts for Popular Forum Topics or Products

I am integrating a Wordpress template with Buddypress (with bbPress included). I would like to automatically create a post for popular forum topics so that it will show in my main page. I am hoping ...
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What problems can BuddyPress make?

I took a brief look into Buddypress yesterday and was just overwhelmed by the massive amount of template files that got added (during installation) to my theme. After looking over the template files, ...
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How to get a buddypress user profile link and a certain user profile field for the current post author?

I want to replace get_author_link() and get_the_author_meta($feld) with something equivalent to point to the author of the current post Buddypress user profile page and retrieve a specific profile ...
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BuddyPress: hook to add new profile fields and groups

I am writing a plugin that adds additional profile group and some fields in it when activated. I am using basic $wpdb functions to insert new rows into bp_xprofile_groups and bp_xprofile_fields So ...
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How to notify users of blog updates a la Admin Plugin Update notifications?

What I would like to do is mimic how Wordpress shows an administrator how many new updates there are for installed plugins (a tiny number displayed next to a link). The main difference is that I want ...
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BuddyPress: What's the use of wp_bp_xprofile_data table and how does it get updated?

I have a questions related to BuddyPress: What's the use of wp_bp_xprofile_data table? How does the data in the table get updated? And when any user updates his information - does the data in this ...
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Buddypress send email notification only if user is not logged in

When a member send a message to another member, the recipient receive a message in buddypress and also an email. I want to change that because if you receive many messages, you have too much mail in ...
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How to edit bbPress template files - WordPress + BuddyPress + bbPress?

I am using BuddyPress 1.6.1, bbPress 2.1.2 and WordPress 3.4.2 I follow the guide here. In the end, I did the trick pointed out by Sarah Gooding because mywebsite.com/forums was blank right after ...
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Redirect after User Activation

I am using BuddyPress 2 registration and activation for three different sites with my own registration form. To know where the user has registered, I add the user meta key registered_from at ...
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Creating new dynamic menu including BP links

Perhaps I have missed something fundamental, but I am attempting to include the various dynamic menu items included with BuddyPress and other add-ons to my primary drop-down menu. For example, the ...
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BP Multi Network & Members Directory

With bp-multi-network it appears members are shared across all networks. Example - networks based on location. newyork.mydomain.com, losangeles.mydomain.com, vancouver.mydomain.com At present a ...
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Delete all user attachments

In buddypress when a user wants to delete their own account --> is possible to delete all their attachments entries and images uploaded using media? Note: Images are not attached to posts, because im ...
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Change management solution for BP-based site?

I administer a social networking site that runs on WP, BP, and WP Multisite. Currently I have two servers: development and production, but I plan to move to three: development, staging, and ...
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How to reply to Buddypress notifications?

Currently, when I receive notifications from Buddypress, I have to log in the site to post a comment on an event, or a reply to a message. Is there a way to reply directly in the MUA ? My idea was to ...
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Add BuddyPress Profile Menu Item

In BuddyPress, when a user clicks on their username, they are presented with a page that contains a menu: Activity Profile Messages Friends Groups Settings How do I add an item to this menu? How ...
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Get user role by using user_id in buddypress

I need to classify the user according to their role, so I need to find the user role by using the user_id alone (not only for logged in users but for all the BP users). Something like this ...
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BuddyPress: How to get info of users filtered by some x-profile data?

I want the list of users with their email IDs, filtered by some x-profile data. For example, I want to send an email to users who have checked a checkbox on their profile. How can I get the info of ...
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Buddypress Full documentation

I have searched alot for finding the list of Full documentation for buddypress Hooks (action, filtrs) and functions but not satisfied with that limited documentation provided by Buddypress. Like if i ...
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Buddypress - Send New User Activation Link to Admin

How do I send the new user activation link to my own email address instead of the user? Is there a simple function I can use to switch things out? function ...
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Remove tabs from buddypress groups and members pages

Basically if you see the picture below there are 5 tab items in my groups page: Now, I want to be able to remove some of them. I want to be able to remove "Members" and "Send Invites" (for ...
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BuddyPress: Adding a new tab in groups

I'm trying to add a new tab to my groups on BuddyPress. All the groups will have different content preferrably from the database. How can I accomplish this?
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changing the signup button url in WPMU/Buddypress

the default sign up button now points to: http://www.hoopinstructors.com/register/ I need to change the url so that it points to the real sign up page. I looked at register.php, but I don't know ...
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Wp favorite posts get user favorites in profile using buddypress

Im currently encountering a problem i display user wp favorites posts fine, but the issue is i wont display them, once users are logged out it says " no posts have been made" while each user has ...
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Make Profile link, link to the BuddyPress profile instead of the WordPress dashboard?

I am using the plugin Sidebar Login for BuddyPress which enables users to insert a login box in the sidebar which in turn produces three links: Dashboard, Profile, and Logout. My issue is that the ...
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how to get current user name by user_id in buddypress?

I want to display the user names by the reference of user id. Is there any function like get_user_displaynme($userid)? (and one more Is there any shortcode to get group names?) Thanks in Advance
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How to override Member's Avatars in BuddyPress

I have tried everything to override the BP Avatar. Found about 5-6 different Google results that basically all point to the same solution: function override_bp_member_avatar($url) { return ...
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I'm trying to Add a new Buddypress menu tab and it is not showing up

question: I am trying to create a new sub nav item for the groups on buddy press I am using bp_core_new_subnav_item to do it and passing the screen_function, but the tab is not displaying on the group ...
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How to get larger version of author avatar

I am trying to incorporate author avatars into my posts by doing <?php echo get_avatar( get_the_author_meta('ID'), 150 ); ?> but I can't go larger than 50x50px without it getting stretched ...
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Redirect after registration in BuddyPress

In Buddypress, after Registration first step, users are redirected to Change Avatar step. Im trying to find a way to redirect to an alternate page, for example: http://www.mysite.com/yeah Im using the ...
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Exclude User from Activity Stream in BuddyPress?

I'd like to exclude a specific user account from showing up in the activity stream. I found this code that's supposed to exclude the Admin. Any clue how to exclude a specific user? (this code goes in ...
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BuddyPress - How to add logout in nav menu

How to add a logout option to the main nav menu (not to the top bar) in BuddyPress?
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Has anyone seen a 'visual anatomy' type graphic of the Buddypress plugin?

As someone learning Wordpress for the purpose of customizing a Buddypress installation, I'm looking for a graphic representation of how Buddypress works and augments a standard Wordpress Multi-User ...
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How to run scripts when a new blog is created in Buddypress?

I'd like to insert some mysql data into every new blog that's created on my buddypress system. How can I hook up to the newly created blog data? ID, for example, would allow me to insert it right from ...
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plugin to search entire posts, blogs, forum, users [closed]

hi can anyone recommend a good search engine plugin that allows the users to search for posts, blogs, forums, users, etc and shows the results as a combined result and not divided into categories? we ...
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Bulk Delete Users Error uri too large

I am trying to delete thousands of users at once. After seeing that I can only display up to 999 user records at once using the "Screen Options" menu I thought that might be ok. But upon clicking ...
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Showing the user's username in registration email or activation page with BuddyPress

a) I would like the person's username to be included in their activation email once they have registered. e.g. Activation email would look like: Thanks for registering! To complete the activation of ...