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    Hugo Ashmore
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    @hnla

    Editing either the templates or customizing the backend functions managing user name display are the only means to achieve this, I’m sorry you’ve had issue with applying php solutions as in the other post but practise makes perfect, or contract a developer to do the work you need for your site.

    P.S No using CSS to hide anything is not the correct way forward! πŸ™‚

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    Hugo Ashmore
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    @hnla

    Note: Please do not provide a .php fix. I edited the php a couple days ago to apply a fix (unrelated to this one) and it crashed my entire site. I will not be editing the php.

    I suggest then that you consider contracting a developer to do this for you or contact memberpress to provide a solution.

    We are a volunteer help forum for buddypress, the best we can really do is provide code that might help you but doing that while bearing in mind offering code is more than should be expected on these sorts of forums.

    @kalico

    I can do that. However, I haven’t found any documentation to that effect, and it seems to be much more complicated than the template hierarchy documentation implies:

    Hmm I was 99.999% sure I had or we (r-a-y & I wrote the two main codex pages for template hierarchy) had explicitly mentioned this point about full templates but I checked the other day and failed to find it, so our apologies for that omission. I will try & rectify that with a codex update on relevant pages when I have time.

    @kalico when you create thse template files for index they must be full templates not partials i.e they must include the WP get_header(), get_footer() and any other markup structures representing your themes structure.

    πŸ™‚ we might have spotted that – regardless you’ll need to approach the theme authors to update their theme or find a new theme.

    @paripari it’s the weekend so help is likely to be a little slower.

    Based on what you show it’s going to be quite hard to suggest what’s wrong apart from the obvious & from a jpg without any other detail of the events surrounding the problem almost impossible.

    I can just about see that your using a custom theme ( I have quite good eyesight but that text is really small!) and that you have the issue referenced as occurring from the sidebar.php of the theme, I’m guessing a custom bp loop or widget. You’ll need initially to approach the theme authors and ask them if they can help out, if not then re-post here but supply a little detail about your setup and the sidebar file contents.

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    Hugo Ashmore
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    @hnla

    Helps to know what theme you’re using, we haven’t done anything in particular to styles, majority of style work was for companion stylesheet 2017 theme.

    A link to the live site would let someone test with tools to see where the issue lies.

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    Hugo Ashmore
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    @hnla

    We load the styles in the BP functions file automatically when we detect that the 2017 theme is in use. By and large these companion styles are not necessarily stand-alone styles they are built to work in conjunction with the WP theme styles so how they would work with a custom theme is impossible to say as we have no knowledge of the themes parent styles or markup.

    If you wanted to try you would need to do something like enqueue the stylesheet in a child theme of your custom theme in the functions.php file or ask the themes authors how you might use the stylesheet with their theme.

    You need to define ‘responsive’ in this context; what are you seeing as the issue?

    Running BP under twenty seventeen I see no particular issues for profile edit screens, but that is a cursory check, one theme, one browser.

    This is an announcement thread, please post any support issues in the main forums.

    Apparently ticketed:
    https://buddypress.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/7443

    We’ll consider a possible solution or ‘hack’ πŸ™ to avoid the issue.

    Check use cover image option is checked in the buddypress options screen, if it is you should see the tab to add or change cover image on the manage screen in your group.

    This isn’t really a Trac ticket subject, and is best handled in a forum setting really, I did pass comment though on Trac.

    On members loop last active simply states that when user last active the meta display is for last member status update not general site activity for a user id.

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    Hugo Ashmore
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    @hnla

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    Hugo Ashmore
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    @hnla

    There was/is a plugin called something like ‘Anouncement Groups’ that was as name suggested informational only , maybe not quite what is asked for as it joined all site members automatically but didn’t allow direct commenting / interaction but was read and notify only iirc

    and if you need a code example of how you might do this look at danbp’s reply here:

    Reply To: [Resolved] Display user id

    have you changed permalink settings?

    bp_displayed_user_id(); will display the user id on BP screens/loops – but yes user ID’s are WP user ID’s

    The codex though does list basic template tags functions so always check through that first to see if what you need is available.

    @venutius I’ve just updated the repo files, updating the example enqueueing functions as they needed improvement( although I consider that snippet as being a temp provision) and also updated the styles to add min-height and spacing improvements, not sure if that helps your situation but you can further modify those style if needed (just edit the .css version)

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    Hugo Ashmore
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    @hnla

    @venutius Thanks for the write up, hopefully in time the idea may gain traction, as for a handler for loading those snippets I did have one in use locally but code was rough and ready, so may consider re-doing and making available on github, originally the idea was to add a loader for the snippets to the core buddypress-functions.php file where the main stylesheets are loaded from.

    For now all I can suggest I’m afraid is to play around with the min-height properties where they occur as it really is something that can never be a true one size fits all to create boxes unless we start adding JavaScript into the equation to test for the tallest box and set others to that.

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    Hugo Ashmore
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    @hnla

    An aspect like DB is really A WP one rather than BP one. BP as a plugin running under WP uses the DB as created initially by WP so if WP is running or able to run on … then BP will.

    https://wordpress.org/about/requirements/

    It is recommended that 5.6.0 be used but WP will run on older versions.

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    Hugo Ashmore
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    @hnla

    This is the guide you need to read up on:

    Template Hierarchy

    has_directory means that if you click on a BP generated link /groups/type/foo/ or type that as a url/create a link to, then you will see that as the url and the loop will now show only groups of type ‘foo’

    Template hierarchy will allow you to create a file named in this manner:
    index-directory-type-foo.php (file must be a complete one though including WP headers/footers and all parts in-between.)

    This will only be used if looking at those group types in the loop/url but you can now edit that and change as you require and only affect that group type loop directory display.

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    Hugo Ashmore
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    @hnla

    I’m afraid the notion of ‘Boxes’ when combined with variable dynamic content never does work (unless one uses javascript trickery, which has it’s own troubles – Masonry) The best one generally can do is id the troublesome elements and give them increased min-height (try locating the property I used to set min-height and increase) or padding to try and force elements to look lined up and outer boxes equal, I’m afraid to a degree it’s a question of playing around maybe limiting data using excerpt functions.

    Really happy to hear the style modules has been of interest though, hope you can adjust the styles to better suit your data.

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    Hugo Ashmore
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    @hnla

    What your highlighting are really WP artifacts, Users / user Roles are handled / managed by WP styling the admin would be something outside BP’s control really, BP member loop directory could be styled but currently we don’t add WP user roles as classes to those list items (nor does WP ), also you would want to be careful about exposing certain roles i.e ‘admin’.

    BP core is updated so that member types are now added to the user screens so you’ll be able to style on those and /or you could add member types to match to certain user roles I guess and achieve frontend BP styling that way.

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    Hugo Ashmore
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    @hnla

    @planetoffitness
    If you inspect the generated markup you will see that the loop list elements will have a members type class rendered if user has a type you can then use those to effect styling on.

    In the member single screens it’s a little trickier you do have the ability to use the template hierarchy to set a template for a user type (please refer to the codex for instruction) otherwise for the moment you would need to modify the home.php template to add this yourself something like:

    <?php $user_type = bp_get_member_type( bp_displayed_user_id() ); ?>
    
    <div id="buddypress" class="<?php echo esc_attr( $user_type ); ?>">

    First line is an addition the second you need to modify the existing element to add the class and php – all in a child copy of the home.php template naturally.
    We will update buddpress core to add a class to the body elements for 2.8 as this would be useful and styling could be effected on that too so if you would rather wait for 2.8…

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