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Line breaks in profile textarea field

  • sebastian



    does anyone know a solution to retain line breaks in the public profile view?

    In the edit-mode textarea, the line breaks are retained, but for some reason they are not retained in text mode. I have tried nl2br in profile-loop, etc. but it seems like BuddyPress strips the n and r after getting the data from the database. In the database itself I can see the n ‘s and r ‘s.

    Any ideas on this?

    Thanks in advance!

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  • Boone Gorges


    BuddyPress applies the wpautop filter when it displays xprofile field data. So what is stored in the db as `/n` or `/r` should be converted to `

    ` on the way out. If you’re not seeing line breaks at all, it could be one of two things: 1) your stylesheet is displaying paragraphs as inline elements, or 2) something in a plugin or theme is turning off wpautop. What happens when you deactivate plugins and use bp-default?



    Thanks a lot – it works now!

    The Custom Profile Filters plugin was causing the problem. I modified the strip_tags in “custom-profile-filters-for-buddypress-bp-functions.php” to allow `

    ` and `
    ` tags.

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