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Disabling the Name (Primary) (Required) from the Extended Profiles?

  • BlinkyBill01


    As it is a known bug that you can not change your name, currently, though the Extended Profiles is there a way to disable/delete it from the Extended Profiles altogether?

    I had added the BP Username Changer plugin that allows the change of the name ( so having the Username box in the extended profiles only will add more confusion as it doesn’t work anyway.

    The problem: there is no way to delete/disable the Username change box from the backend of the Extended profiles settings. It’s marked as Primary and doesn’t have a “Delete” box like the rest of the items in the Extended profiles section.

    Anyone have any ideas on this?

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  • That profile field is mandatory and cannot be deleted.



    Is there a way it can be hidden by adding /* */ to the php? If so, what file would need to be edited?

    I know that it was listed in the upcoming patch notes about a fix to the Extended Profiles name bug, but I’ve put off the launch of my site for far too long and I really need to go live soon. I need to get this set for the launch within the next 2 weeks and I doubt that the patch with the fix will be ready before I go live. This plugin that will allow this is just something temporary that I need to get the site up and running.

    If it can be hidden with /* */ in the code, I wouldn’t actually be removing it, just making it not visible/usable. Then once the patch with the fix is ready, I can remove the /* */ to make it usable again.

    I just really need to get my site running ASAP.

    Thanks and hope you can help.



    Anyone? Please? :(


    You’ll want to add something like this in, just below the WHILE loop:

    `if ( 1 == bp_the_profile_field_id() ) continue;`



    Where the heck is that PATH I can’t find it?




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