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I’ve been developing wordpress powered sites for years, sometimes I build them locally and other times I build them live (depending on what I’m doing).
I’m currently building my first BuddyPress powered site (live) and I have noticed a serious amount of spam accounts signing up every time that I leave “anybody can register” open.
I’ve never seen this before with any other wordpress site that I’ve built online.
I never use Akismet or any other kind of anti-spam filter in WP as I’ve never thought the spam account problem was serious enough to warrant it, but I’m 100% going to need one with this BP powered site because it’s getting out of control before anybody even knows the site is out there. (I’ve told WP not to index the site on search engines while I’m building it).
So a couple of questions….
1) Are you guys getting a large amount of fake spam accounts on your sites as well?
2) If you are using a plug-in to prevent spam, which one are you using and does it work ok?
3) Does anybody know what it is about a Buddypress install that is encouraging all of the spam bots through the door?
When I installed BP, I unfortunately had user registration disabled in settings (cuz of bot spammers – I have no content FFS and I’m already getting spammed.)
Anyways, what do I need to do to fix this now? I’ve created the pages and associated them in the buddypress settings –> pages tab, but they still are completely blank. The other 3 pages all work (members, activity, groups.)
I also realized, I do not have a registration folder in buddypress. I believe this is required? I tried uninstalling, then deleting all the bp_ tables from the database, and then re-installing BP with “allow anyone to register” checked; but alas no dice.
Still no page content for the two pages, still no folders in the buddypress directory.
Side note: I’ve created the bp-custom.php and placed it in the plugins directory, but it’s still empty.
I’m quite the noob. Please help.
Hello I have a site using BuddyPress and some of my notification emails are being formatted, I’m actually not sure if it is BuddyPress or Paid Memberships Pro which is applying the formatting in these cases but I assume buddyPress due to the types of emails (friend request notifications) as well as new user activation emails. There is a message going to my gmail spam folder which is an error message. The email has an attachment called noname.eml and the sender is (unknown sender). When I open the attachment all looks good and Gmail says the error could be from a few things, whitespace before or after (before could be the issue here), single or double quotes. I’m also wondering if this could be do to email addresses that contain a “.”? Can anyone help shed some light one this?
the site is shpdev.wpengine(dot)com
I want to change the regular group role capabilities but I just can’t find the place where these capabilities are defined. I found where I can edit side-wide admins/mods capabilities but not for the group ones.
By now… a group moderator can only edit replies/topics and mark as spam. I would like to give them the capability to also kick/ban members. I just want to set that because some groups have a lot of members and the admin need some extra help keeping everything clean without the need to promote others as admin.
I already set a menu above users avatar’s generating the ban/kick link.. so.. there’s no need for group mods have the permission to access group admin page.
Buddypress Version 2.2.1
Thank you for your attention! =)
Hi guys, I just installed the latest version of BuddyPress (2.2.1) and WordPress (4.1.1). I am still developing it in my localhost so don’t have site link
I want to disable profile syncing of WordPress & Buddypress. However, I don’t get that option at all! Please help!
My Settings>BuddyPress>Settings only has:
Toolbar Show the Toolbar for logged out users
Account Deletion Allow registered members to delete their own accounts
Group Creation Enable group creation for all users
Administrators can always create groups, regardless of this setting.
Profile Photo Uploads Allow registered members to upload avatars
Blog & Forum Comments Allow activity stream commenting on blog and forum posts
Activity auto-refresh Automatically check for new items while viewing the activity stream
Akismet Allow Akismet to scan for activity stream spam