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5 BuddyPress Quick Tips plus a new demo site

Kicking off a new simple BuddyPress showcase site – (?) – for my plugins and hacks (best way to demo them – but a warning – on a shared host ) I came up with a few more quick tweaks: … Continue reading

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BuddyPress Hack: Add signup email checks (valid, duplicate and domains) on profile settings page

When a member creates a new account on BuddyPress, several email checks take place:  is_email, limited_email_domains, email_exists). One small problem is after the account has been created/validated a user may change their email address without these checks.  On My Profile … Continue reading

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BuddyPress Hack: bbPress Forum tweaks using Group Forum Extras plugin

First, download the plugin (v0.1.8 is required) The latest plugin update includes a few “extra” functions in order to display some classic bbPress features. Link the freshness time_since to the last post anchor edit /bp-default/forums/forums-loop.php Change: To: Add pagination next … Continue reading

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BuddyPress hack: Disable activity stream comments for non-friends and non-groups

What else could you do with this simple my_is_friend_check function? How about removing the ability to Reply/Comment on non-friend and non-group activity updates. See our previous: #BuddyPress hack: disable activity stream comments/favorites for certain types so in the activity loop … Continue reading

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BuddyPress hack: remove non-friend updates from the activity stream

What else could you do with this simple my_is_friend_check function? How about removing activity stream postings from non-friends all together (except public groups) See our previous: #BuddyPress hack: remove new member registration from activity stream Plus quick check functions – … Continue reading

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BuddyPress hack: Remove ‘Send Private Message’ for non-friends

A quick hack to only display the ‘Send Private Message’ for friends. First we’ll create a simple check function for your  functions.php or bp-custom.php file: Then edit the default theme file:  /members/single/member-header.php and look for the ‘Send Private Message’ check … Continue reading

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BuddyPress hack: remove new member registration from activity stream

Since it was asked (and on the buddypress.org forums). Mute new member activity stream registration (aka, don’t announce your spammers) add to whatever bp-custom.php or theme functions php and define the filtered bp_has_activities() types Then in your favorite theme (i’m … Continue reading

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BuddyPress hack: disable activity stream comments/favorites for certain types

Want to keep the noise ratio down on activity stream commenting? Besides the built-in Disable activity stream commenting on blog and forum posts?: I don’t see a way to implement additional filters on bp_activity_can_comment() nor is there one setup for … Continue reading

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Forcing BuddyPress to utilize user_nicename for member urls and mentions

For an upcoming project that will be utilizing BuddyPress 1.2 – I hit a snag with the user_login and member slugs. Importantly the column user_login may contain an @ symbol or other special characters. Since my user registration is via … Continue reading

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