I'm using Buddypress Extended Profile and the current visibility options are: - Everyone - Only Me - My Friends - All Members

I need to remove "My Friends" and "All Members" and just leave "Everyone" and "Only Me". After that I need to rename "Everyone" to "Public" and "Only Me" to "Private". I've been googling for hours now and no luck :( I can't find any hooks, filters or anything that could help me achieve this.

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There's a filter for that: bp_xprofile_get_visibility_levels. It is used to filter an array of visibility levels, which is initialized like so:

$this->visibility_levels = array(
    'public' => array(
        'id'      => 'public',
        'label' => _x( 'Everyone', 'Visibility level setting', 'buddypress' )
    'adminsonly' => array(
        'id'      => 'adminsonly',
        'label' => _x( 'Only Me', 'Visibility level setting', 'buddypress' )
    'loggedin' => array(
        'id'      => 'loggedin',
        'label' => _x( 'All Members', 'Visibility level setting', 'buddypress' )

if ( bp_is_active( 'friends' ) ) {
    $this->visibility_levels['friends'] = array(
        'id'    => 'friends',
        'label' => _x( 'My Friends', 'Visibility level setting', 'buddypress' )

(the above code lives in bp-xprofile/bp-xprofile-loader.php)

So in your case you would go like:

        // remove "My Friends"
        if(isset($levels['friends'])) unset($levels['friends']);
        // remove "All Members"
        if(isset($levels['loggedin'])) unset($levels['loggedin']);
        // change "Everyone" to "Public"
            $levels['public']['label']=_x('Public','Visibility level setting','buddypress');
        // change "Only Me" to "Private"
            $levels['adminsonly']['label']=_x('Private','Visibility level setting','buddypress');
        return $levels;

Remember, it's a filter, and others may have hooked before you, so always check if a given array element isset().

As a side note, there are translation considerations here, but I guess elaborating on that would be out of scope.

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