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Using BuddyPress Cover Images inside the Member and Group Loops

Published on November 16th, 2015 by Bowe

Since BuddyPress 2.4 Groups and Member are able to upload Cover Images to be used on the single Group and Member pages. If you would like to use Cover Images when building custom loops you can use the following code to retrieve the cover images whilst inside your loop. Inside Groups Loops Inside Members Loops

Groups → Memberships

Published on July 15th, 2015 by @mercime

[under construction] ⇒ Next: Groups → Invitations ⇐ Previous: Friends → Requests ⇐ Back to Member Guide

Member Types

Published on December 8th, 2014 by Boone Gorges

BuddyPress 2.2 introduced the concept of member types. This functionality is outlined below. Registering member types BuddyPress itself does not register any member types. Plugins and themes can register member types using the bp_register_member_type() or the bp_register_member_types() function: The first parameter of bp_register_member_type() is a string identifier for the member type, used internally by BP as […]

Useful Functions and Hacks When Using S2member w/ BuddyPress

Published on November 19th, 2014 by Myg0t

Hey there guys, i’m working on a website where i’m integrating s2member functionality with buddypress. I thought some of the things I’ve come across may be useful to other people. 1. Filter Users Displayed in Members Directory by s2member role. In your plugins/buddypress/bp-templates/bp-legacy/buddypress/members/ folder edit the file “members-loop.php”. Just under at the top 20 lines […]

Member Guide

Published on November 9th, 2014 by @mercime

An introduction to BuddyPress for members. Registration Registration Process Member Pages Activity Activity → Personal Activity → Mentions Activity → Favorites Activity → Friends Activity → Groups Profile Profile → View Profile → Edit Profile → Change Profile Photo Notifications Notifications → Unread Notifications → Read Messages Messages → Inbox Messages → Starred Messages → […]

Change Default Members Profile Landing Tab

Published on November 27th, 2013 by Shmoo

By default, BuddyPress will load the Activity tab when clicking on a member’s profile link. If you would like to change this default landing tab to something else than the Activity tab you can do so. Constants such as this are best placed in files that load before BP is fully loaded. Add the code […]

How to Add Members to a Group via WP Users Screen

Published on November 11th, 2013 by danbp

Where we are: users page in the admin screen What we want to do: add one or n members to a group What we want to get: an Add to BP Group menu in the Bulk Actions menu box What we need: a group ID, one or more users. Don’t forget to check the members […]

Displaying Extended Profile Fields on Member Profiles

Published on October 31st, 2013 by David Cavins

BuddyPress has some nice built-in tools for collecting data from your members. You’ll be calling the “extended profile data” or “xProfile” in BuddyPress-speak in your theme. You can retrieve and display this data without modifying template files by attaching a new function to an existing action hook provided by BuddyPress. For example, Carlos has registered […]

Adding Your Plugin’s Link to the BuddyPress Member Toolbar Menu

Published on October 23rd, 2013 by shanebp

If you’ve added a new navigation item to the single Member page, you may want to add the same link to the Toolbar Menu. Let’s say you added a tab called ‘Dogs’ – this will add the same link to the Toolbar Menu. Put it in the same file that adds your tab on the […]


Published on July 18th, 2013 by Rami Yushuvaev

Documentation for the BP_Group_Member_Query class, introduced in BuddyPress 1.8, will live here.

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