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Changing “Friends” to “Contacts”

  • Profile photo of Markb1439
    markb1439
    Member

    @markb1439

    Hi All,

    I want to set up a business-oriented BP site, primarily for business networking. I think it might be more appropriate to use the word “Contacts” instead of “Friends.” Can the be accomplished easily? About how many places do I need to change the word in the code?

    Thanks,

    Mark

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  • Profile photo of Nicola Greco
    nicolagreco
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    @nicolagreco

    Change translations

    Edit mu-plugins/bp-friends.php, mu-plugins/bp-friends/bp-friends-notifications.php, mu-plugins/bp-friends/bp-friends-templatetags.php,mu-plugins/bp-friends/bp-friends-widgets.php and the files in the member-themes/buddypress-member/friends…it may take a little while, but you have to look for places where it says “Friends” and change it to “Contacts”. There is also one more place you have to change my friends for the activity navigation, look in mu-plugins/bp-activity.php. I did it all manually. I am building a site for business usage as well. The great thing about buddypress is the files are easily customizable. I hope this helps.

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    jvinch
    Participant

    @jvinch

    I’d just hate to be responsible for upgrading your install.

    Actually I do it all myself so it is pretty easy…

    Profile photo of Timothy West
    trcwest
    Participant

    @trcwest

    i want to do this the also and change groups into spots for my spots kenya project…

    is it possible for there to be a way to change this in the admin… that would be realy ace

    Profile photo of Neuromancer2701
    neuromancer2701
    Participant

    @neuromancer2701

    I changed all the Groups to Projects on my site. http://www.mymakespace.com/

    Basically I just search through all the group files until I eliminated all the main labels.

    I still have not figured out how to change http://url/groups/ to http://url/projects/.

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    Burt Adsit
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    @burtadsit

    jvinch :)

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