Category Archives: Tech

BuddyPress Member Profile Stats Plugin

Download from WordPress Plugin Repo: BuddyPress Member Profile Stats Displays a simple statistical meta section underneath the profile Member Since Status Count Forum Topic Count Forum Post Count Blog Comment Count The wp-admin page includes an option to select which … Continue reading

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FireNICO Extension no longer works on NICOclub Forums

NICOclub has finally transitioned away from ZeroForum to vB – thus FireNICO was built for ZeroForum and will no longer function properly. A new extension may be built for vB if/when VWvortex makes the same move. – thanks for using … Continue reading

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BuddyPress Activity Stream as Blog Comments plugin

Download from WordPress Plugin Repo: BuddyPress Activity Stream as Blog Comments This plugin will replace the main BuddyPress blog (for what BP is activated on) comments section with the activity stream. A few important notes: WPMU and subblogs – no … Continue reading

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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 Group Forum Extras plugin

Download from WordPress Plugin Repo: BuddyPress Group Forum Extras This plugin is a collection of ported bbpress and new plugins for buddypress group forums. BBCode Lite for BuddyPress Groups Shortcodes (bbcode) for BuddyPress Groups Ajax Post Quote Signatures Forum Index … Continue reading

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BuddyPress Restrict Group Creation plugin

Download from WordPress Plugin Repo: BuddyPress Restrict Group Creation This plugin will restrict group creation and settings to certain WP Capabilities, and thresholds (friends, days registered, status updates, post counts) In addition, this plugin will auto-demote the group creator to … 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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