@eventfulsd I just tried creating an account on your site and believe I’ve found the cause of the discrepancy between subscribers and members: no activation email is received so folks simply cannot activate their accounts. Check with your hosting provider to ensure that your email accounts are set up correctly for WordPress (Buddypress uses the same […]
When logged-in, simply visit the Members Directory or the member’s Profile and click “Add Friend”. 🙂
EDIT: remember to also make sure “Friends” is enabled under “Buddypress” > “Component Setup” in your WordPress backend.
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