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Installing BuddyPress has locked me out of my Dashboard

  • jswilkins


    I installed, and went through the activate procedure. Now I cannot access my wp-admin at all. What do I do?

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  • r-a-y



    What happened after the activation procedure? Blank screen?

    Do you have access to your server’s error log? If so, what does it state in there? If not, navigate to your /wp-content/plugins directory and rename the “buddypress” to something else. Next, try accessing wp-admin again.



    Remove buddypress from plugin folder

    I installed BuddyPress and it crashed my site, so I installed it on two test-sites we own. We were locked out of the dash board on all three attempts. I deleted the plugin files via ftp and replaced the .htaccess file before I could access the dashboards again. The .htaccess files needed to be replaced because the following two lines of code mysteriously disappeared:

    AddHandler x-mapp-php5 .php
    AddType x-mapp-php5 .php

    We are wondering if the problem lies with our hosting company, as we have had similar issues with the .htaccess file before. (We use

    I really need this functionality on my website and would very much appreciate any advice or assistance in this matter.

    Thank you!!!

    I am also having this problem with bbpress. Tried twice to install, locked out of dashboard both times. BuddyPress install seems to work fine without it. I host with Bluehost; is there some setting there I should be looking at?

    I should note that I did not have to replace the .htaccess files. Deleting the bbpress plugin via FTP recovered the dashboard.

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