There are times when prospective members cannot log in after trying to activate their accounts. BuddyPress has got you covered with a new administrative panel added to the Users screen. You can check the registrant’s status by either: wp-admin menu Users > click on the Pending link, or wp-admin menu Users > Manage Signups which […]
A. One column Layout If you prefer to have a one column layout for all your BuddyPress pages, follow the steps below. 1. Create a child theme of the Twenty Ten theme. 2. Create a new file in your new child theme folder and name it buddypress.php. 3. The Twenty Ten theme has a one […]
A. One column Layout This is the default layout of the Twenty Thirteen theme if and only if you do not add any widget in the Secondary Widget area in Appearance > Widgets. Otherwise, the Twenty Thirteen theme will automatically have a two-column layout if you add widget to the Secondary Widget area. If you […]
BuddyPress is compatible with all of the WordPress Default Themes. This section will provide you with step-by-step tutorials to make all your BuddyPress pages conform with the layout you want using child themes.
A. One column Layout 1. Create a child theme of the Twenty Twelve theme. 2. Create a new file in your new child theme folder and name it buddypress.php. 3. Copy over the content of Twenty Twelve’s full-width.php file into the new buddypress.php file. 4. The buddypress class is generated in the body tag automatically […]
A. One Column Layout This is the default page layout of the Twenty Eleven theme. There’s no need to do anything else if this is the layout you prefer for all your BuddyPress pages. B. Full-width page If you prefer to have a full-width layout for all your BuddyPress pages, follow the steps laid out […]
Once you’ve installed WordPress and BuddyPress, created WordPress pages for BuddyPress to use for Registration and Activation, and then enabled “Anyone can register” (under Settings > General > Membership), you’re ready to let users sign up for your new site. Tip: If you’re already logged in to your new site, visiting mysite.net/register will redirect you […]
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 […]
Spammers and sploggers pose a serious risk to online communities. Without some protection in place, your fledgling community runs the risk of being overrun by spammers trying to sell fake Uggs and Oakleys. Since fake users can easily make up 98% of all new user account requests, it’s useful to have a game plan for […]
These are short tutorials and guides submitted by the BuddyPress community designed to help you with common user management aspects of your BuddyPress site.