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IP address shows in user profile

  • Avatar of needhelp101
    needhelp101
    Participant

    @needhelp101

    Please let me know How do I remove the IP address from freinds/ activity user profile.
    Using latest buddypress and wordpress versions

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  • Avatar of needhelp101
    needhelp101
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    @needhelp101

    Addendum to IP address in user profile. It is specifically showing up in Forums—>Forum replies created. It shows the avatar, the username, the role and the IP address. How do I remove that information from the profile

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    needhelp101
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    @needhelp101

    From my earlier question should one be able to view IP addresses of users in buddypress??

    Avatar of @modemlooper
    @modemlooper
    Moderator

    @modemlooper

    It’s ¬†normal in forums to show ip address. Basically it’s telling the user that if you spam we know your ip and will ban you.

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    needhelp101
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    @needhelp101

    OK Thanks for that information I thought it was something with the settings. Thats ok then

    Avatar of yidamweb
    yidamweb
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    @yidamweb

    Hi,

    Thanks modemlooper for the input. However, IP addresses and spam control are administrative functions. They are useful for the site administrator or may be the moderators, but not the lay user. Request you / BP designers to consider amending the design appropriately.

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    Hugo
    Moderator

    @hnla

    Wouldn’t say it’s normal but can be displayed but not best practise, mods admins generally have access to this level of¬† information, there’s not really a need to inform the general public of someones IP.

     

    This however is a bbPress issue not BP so you will need to raise the mater on their forums support.

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