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Published on September 7th, 2012 by shanebp

BP_User_Query Class The BP_User_Query class was introduced in BuddyPress 1.7 as part of making BuddyPress more scalable. The class lives in buddypress/bp-core/classes/class-bp-user-query.php.  Review the current class for additional arguments not listed here, such as:  member types and xprofile_query. Accepted Parameters type (optional) Defines the type of users to return. Accepted arguments: active, newest, popular, online, […]


Published on May 16th, 2012 by dennissmolek

This function changes the default subnav item of a parent item. Example: This changes the default subnav of the “Settings” nav item to “Notifications” NOTE: The 5 priority flag is required Source File bp_core_new_nav_default() is located in bp-core/bp-core-buddybar.php


Published on February 19th, 2012 by Boone Gorges

This page is incomplete or needs checking and verifying or updating. BP_ENABLE_MULTIBLOG is a BuddyPress constant that, when defined as true, allows your BuddyPress content to be displayed on any site in your WordPress Multisite network. By default, BP_ENABLE_MULTIBLOG is disabled. Description On a normal BuddyPress installation (with BP_ENABLE_MULTIBLOG disabled), BuddyPress content – groups, profiles, […]


Published on October 12th, 2010 by @mercime

Please read the following and if your problem cannot be resolved then feel free to post in the support forums. Make sure that you include important troubleshooting information. Check error logs in server. Switch to a WordPress Default Theme like the Twenty Fourteen or Twenty Thirteen themes, etc. to rule out possible issue/s caused by […]

Deleting BuddyPress

Published on September 15th, 2010 by Boone Gorges

So you’ve decided to stop using BuddyPress. That’s too bad. If something went wrong during your installation or if you ran into its “limitations” make sure to check out: – The Support Forum for help – The Plugin Directory for awesome BuddyPress plugins. If you still want to stop using BuddyPress you can just follow […]


Published on September 15th, 2010 by Boone Gorges

You’ve probably heard a lot of talk about a bp-custom.php file on the BuddyPress forums or WordPress forums. So what is it? bp-custom.php is a file that resides in your WordPress ‘plugins’ folder where you can add a bunch of custom code hacks and modifications to BuddyPress. bp-custom.php is often compared to your theme’s functions.php […]

Changing Internal Configuration Settings

Published on September 30th, 2009 by John James Jacoby

N.B: This article lists deprecated settings as well as current ones   There are many internal configuration settings that can be changed by adding a configuration definition line to your wp-content/plugins/bp-custom.php file or use a filter if available. Here’s a list of the current configurations that can be changed:   Avatar Configurations Avatar specific settings […]


Published on January 20th, 2009 by Andy Peatling

bp-core.php bp_core_render_notice bp_core_clear_cache bp-core/bp-core-activation.php activate_header bp_activation_extras bp-core/bp-core-adminbar.php bp_adminbar_logo bp_adminbar_menus bp-core/bp-core-ajaxhandler.php wp_ajax_[post action] bp-core/bp-core-avatars.php bp_core_render_avatar_cropper bp_core_avatar_save (removed since BP 1.2) bp_core_render_avatar_upload_form bp_core_delete_avatar bp-core/bp-core-settings.php bp_notification_settings bp-core/bp-core-signup.php signup_header signup_blogform signup_extra_fields signup_hidden_fields signup_finished preprocess_signup_form bp-core/bp-core-templatetags.php bp_styles bp_custom_profile_boxes bp_custom_profile_sidebar_boxes bp-core/directories/bp-core-directory-members.php bp_core_directory_members_content bp_core_directory_members_sidebar

Improving Performance

Published on December 18th, 2008 by Andy Peatling

Due to the highly dynamic nature of social networks, without caching BuddyPress will add extra load on your server. Thankfully, there are lots of options for increasing the performance of your server that take very little time to set up. Reduce Database Hits With many different content objects on each page, BuddyPress needs to pull […]

Developer Resources

Published on September 26th, 2008 by Andy Peatling

The developer docs are here to help you understand how BuddyPress works and how you can extend it. The guides in this section do make the assumption of a certain level of competence with PHP and the inner workings of BuddyPress & WordPress, that said the guides are written in an as easy to follow […]

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