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Move friend count bubble from tab to subtab

  • ljmac



    The subject line pretty much says it all – I would like to move the friends count bubble from the friends tab to the friendships subtab. How do I do this?

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  • danbp


    How do I do this?

    You have to bake 5 894 pizza and search the forum ! Or experiment the following…

    First you remove the counter. This can be done by using the language file.
    Original string is Friends <span class="%s">%s</span> to replace by eg. Friends

    or using this function (add to bp-custom.php)

    function bpfr_remove_friends_count( $translated, $original_text, $domain ) {
    	if ( 'buddypress' !== $domain )  
    	return $translated; 
    	switch ( $original_text ) {
    		case 'Friends <span class="%s">%s</span>':
    		return 'Friends';
    		return $translated;
    add_filter( 'gettext', 'bpfr_remove_friends_count', 10, 3 );

    The Friends subnav has only two elements: friendships and request.
    Friendships is the default one and can’t be removed. So we have to hide it with css. Add this to your child-theme style.css

    #friends-my-friends-personal-li {display:none;}

    This is default css, and you have to check it as it can vary depending your theme.

    Finally add a new subnav item with counter in replaciement of the one you’ve just hiden (add to bp-custom.php).

    function bpfr_custom_profile_sub_nav() {
    global $bp;
    	if( bp_is_active( 'friends' ) )
    	$count    = friends_get_total_friend_count();
    	$class    = ( 0 === $count ) ? 'no-count' : 'count';
    	//Add subnav item 	 
    	bp_core_new_subnav_item( array(
    		'name' => sprintf( __( 'Friendships <span class="%s">%s</span>', 'buddypress' ), esc_attr( $class ), bp_core_number_format( $count ) ),			
    		'slug'            => 'friends',
    		'parent_url'      => $bp->loggedin_user->domain,
    		'parent_slug'     => $bp->friends->slug,
    		'screen_function' => 'friends_screen_my_friends',
    		'position' => 10
    add_action( 'bp_setup_nav', 'bpfr_custom_profile_sub_nav' ); 



    Wow, fantastic response danbp!

    It’s 2:30AM here now so I’ll have to try this tomorrow, but thankyou so much for your help anyway – that’s quite a lot of code to come up with!

    Now all I have to do is figure out this one:



    Hi danbp,

    Okay, I found the first function didn’t work, but while I was messing around with it, I found there was a much easier way to do it:

    $bp->bp_nav['friends']['name'] = 'Friends';

    This is enough to kill the count.

    The second function did work – thanks!

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