Lately I’ve had a couple of people ask me if it was possible to show the most recent topics on the forum homepage of their BBPress Forums. This is quite easy by adding the following snippet to functions.php of your active (child) theme. You can see this in action on our PressCrew Community Forums. Enjoy!
When something happens within your BuddyPress Community, you usually want others to respond to this activity. That’s the whole core concept of Social networking. By default BuddyPress adds a “Reply” and “Favorite” button to activity stream items, and while this is cool, for some entries you would like the user to go somewhere. This simple→
We’ll show you how to display certain profile fields on your members profile page of your BuddyPress community.
Gravatars are pretty darn great in general. But for certain communities there might be privacy reasons to disable them. BuddyPress let’s you do this, but it does not stop the calls being made to the Gravatar servers. This can sometimes lead to slower page loading times, and thus the people at BuddyPress.org came to the→
Here’s a quick tip straight from the BP-Trac created by R-A-Y. Put the snippet below in your child theme’s functions.php or in your bp-custom.php: Now when a user changes his avatar a new entry gets added to the stream notifying everyone of the new profile picture. Awesome! This functionality will probably be added to BP→
There is a bug with WordPress Multisite and Buddypress that does not allow for member avatars to translate over to other Blogs on a Multisite network. This is both lame and frustrating, but here’s an easy fix: Look in your wp-content/plugins folder for a file called bp-custom.php. This is not to be confused with the→
The goal of this trick is to display the friends of a displayed user once in his member area. Just like on BuddyPress.org or wpmu.org.