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    @danbp
    Hi Dan @sbrajesh also has a plugin out now that looks to me like it does the same thing as the one in your link and it is also free to download. Cheers!

    http://buddydev.com/plugins/bp-non-editable-profile-fields/

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    @nate22
    As small a plugin as this is I really don’t want to go through the hassle of putting it on the WP repo and giving support for it. But anyone else that would want to volunteer can submit it to the WP repo if they have the time for supporting it as well. Glad it helped you out though. Good luck!

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    @ripozzo
    You can assist by providing your expertise with support topics as I have done for years. We are all volunteers here. You don’t need to have a title of moderator or anything else to help as most users will appreciate any help you can provide. Good luck!

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    @nate22
    shanebp already supplied you with what to do but if you would prefer you can try this plugin solution I created and it still works on the latest versions of wp/bp:

    https://github.com/bphelp/bp-remove-profile-links/archive/master.zip

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    @willmaginn
    If you don’t like plugins then you will have to write code and place in bp-custom.php preferably which really isn’t much different than having a plugin installed because you will still have to use hooks just like a plugin does, or in your themes functions.php which really isn’t much different or you could edit templates which would be even more tedious. I suggest you reconsider your position on the plugins because it is the simplest method for a closed community. I developed two plugins myself that tackles this issue though they are premium plugins one is Private BP Pages and the other is Private Community For BP. I think there are other plugins on the repo that also provide a closed community but I haven’t tested any of them because my own plugins performs the way I need it too. Good luck!

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    @planetearthlings
    I built a site about four years ago using BP and I had implemented some Java type games on it for users to play and compete against each other tallying scores against one another. Not overly complicated but I never thought this site would “change the world” either I did it more or less for my own amusement. If you have talented developers at your disposal that can do what you need then that is awesome but if you don’t then you may have to do the work yourself as I did. Ultimately my host shut me down because it required to many server resources and I couldn’t afford the pricey money per month they required for dedicated servers. Hopefully that won’t happen to you but I am speaking on plenty of past experience. If you want to change the world with your idea then it is going to cost you a lot of cash more likely than not. Good luck.

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    @rosyteddy
    Not sure exactly what you meant to convey by your reply but your wrong in thinking a single BP/WP site has tens of millions of users are using this platform simultaneously even on wordpress.org I am not talking how many members there are I a am talking about how many people can actively be on a site at the same time before it bottlenecks. I don’t know Matt Mullenweg so I have no affiliation in that direction and I kiss no ones ass to get affiliation because I prefer being humble. FB is not a monopoly. There is other competition out there other than FB so I don’t know where your info comes from. Not to be rude but do you even know what a monopoly is?

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    @mcpeanut
    Sounds like you have a good thing going. I wish you the best of luck in your endeavor.

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    @mcpeanut
    Wow that sounds cool, probably expensive as well but you meant xeon processors right? And yes I wish you luck! Please keep me updated how it works out.

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    @mcpeanut
    Wouldn’t it be nice if someone or a organization would fund the overhead so we could really just test and see how scalable a WP/BP site would be when you have tens of millions of people flocking to the site at one time? That would probably never happen but then again you never know. That it my opinion would be the only way to test WP/BP scalability.

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    @mcpeanut
    I was simply referring to the “change the world” statement. I love BuddyPress/WordPress and have developed plugins for it and I never said it was an unusable platform. You are right about BP and niche markets that is one of the awesome uses for BP but niche doesn’t take on the bold task of changing the world. I simply believe you should set realistic goals. In your scenario that would be awesome if that was the case but I am not sure BP or WP could scale to the point that if “everyone” was on the site at one time like the BIG social networks it would handle that kind of traffic without major issues. Apologies to the OP if this is slightly off topic.

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    @planetearthlings
    Have you considered pitching your idea on Shark Tank? The reality is that you will not find the best developers unless you have the cash to pay them and though you think this is so important that it will change the world which is a very bold statement the harsh reality is that it will not and no one will remember it even 5 years from now. The reality is you need to set a realistic goal because neither you or myself will do anything groundbreaking that will change the world using BuddyPress because everyone knows when it comes to software you need to have something proprietary like the BIG social networks. Anyway sorry if you don’t agree but I’ve seen so many people come on this forum thinking they are going to create the next BIG world changing social network using BuddyPress when the reality is that is never what BuddyPress was ever intended for. Please don’t take offense to this reply as it is just intended to inform you of the obstacles you will face and the limitations you will find if you truly believe you can change the world using a BP site. Not only that but kids play enough games as is and connect with others all over the world using gaming systems already and all this inspires is for the kids to live at their parents homes until they are 40 years old and never have any real ambition but that is just from what I have seen in real life experience. Good luck!

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    @mcpeanut
    If your referring to danbp he isn’t the author of this plugin shanebp is. Just trying to help avoid confusion.

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    @andantesash
    What is the code your using for the redirect?

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    @jasonaring
    Untested but place the below code in bp-custom.php

    
    function bp_help_redirect_to_members_page(){
    if( !is_user_logged_in() && !bp_is_register_page() && !bp_is_activation_page() ) {
    bp_core_redirect( get_option('home') . '/members/' );
    }
    }
    
    add_action( 'template_redirect', 'bp_help_redirect_to_members_page',1);
    

    Good luck!

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    @iiseptum
    Cool, glad it helped.

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    @iiseptum
    Maybe this will help. I think the only thing that is changed though is now you would make the edit on lines 36 and 56 and you would probably want to copy that js file into your themes buddypress folder. I am a bit rusty though so I may be wrong.

    https://buddypress.org/support/topic/why-does-a-vertical-scroll-buttons-appear-when-you-click-inside-the-post-field/

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    @numumar
    I hope this doesn’t sound dumb for asking but have you installed WordPress? Reason being is BuddyPress and bbPress are WordPress plugins so having WordPress installed is a prerequisite to using BuddyPress and bbPress. Again sorry if its a dumb question.

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    @car1979
    Not sure if that code still works but you could place it in bp-custom.php:

    https://codex.buddypress.org/themes/bp-custom-php/

    or in your themes functions.php

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    @alice-kaye
    Go to dashboard/menus and in the top right corner click screen options and make sure the box beside buddypress is checked. Once checked you will see the options to add buddypress items in the edit menus tab. Good luck!

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    @manleyf3
    Have you tried updating permalinks?

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