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“Who can View” & “Apply Globally on Save”

  • I’m not reporting a bug but I have an usability question. I’m running BP 1.2.8 / WP 3.1 / Default BP theme. The only plugins installed are BuddyPress and BP-Privacy.

    It’s a pure install and now when I visit my user profile’s page Below “Global Profile Privacy”, that there’s a drop down menu “Who Can View” and I can select “All Users”, “Logged in Users”, etc.. Now when I select “Logged in Users” and press the button “Save Changes”, the page refresh and there’s green box saying “Changes Saved”. However when I look at the drop down menu “Who Can View” again it says “All Users”, not “Logged in Users” which I expect to be.

    After looking at it more carefully I realized what I have done wrong – I have missed the checkbox “Apply Globally on Save?” and that’s why the changes didn’t apply.

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  • I guess the question I’m trying to ask is: “what can be done on the theme or plugin level to help users not make that mistake?”



    Did you ever find a solution to this? It’s not obvious to users what this checkbox means and I am also trying to find a way around it…

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