Maybe Buddypress is not right for OUR community!
One major flaw I saw recently is, the lack of ability to view Members Directory for ALL members regardless of who has logged in or not. Default only shows ACTIVE members (who have already signed in). Ideally, Admins would be able to change this setting.
Our scenario. Home Owners Association (HOA). Every one of our 140+ members in our condo complex are required, not voluntary. Everyone pays a fee every month. Some of our information is, understandably, kept private; however, we ALL need to know who our neighbors and HOA members are. County tax rolls show public data about who the owner is. Likewise, our HOA wants neighbors to know who all residents are on our private website. We have a database showing that. Buddypress will allow me to import CSV database of all users. Check. Bbpress Forums will allow users to participate in discussions with each other. Check. Members canNOT view entire resident directory because Buddypress does not allow it. We want this private information available to ALL of our imported members, but it is not. I have tried some hacks, but they do not suit my needs. For instance, I can show all members alphabetically by default, but the Search function does NOT work for non-active members. And, the member count (at the top) still shows a number for Active members only. Not at all intuitive.
Is there another plugin that would serve our needs better if we wanted to:
1) show all members by default
2) allow searching all members by default
3) show total number of all members by default (not just those who logged in)
Thanks for your response!
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