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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#4357 closed enhancement (no action required)

Merge BuddyPress & bbPress user profiles

Reported by: henrypwmoulton's profile henrypwmoulton Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 1.6
Component: Forums Keywords:
Cc: mercijavier@…, azin@…, vivek@…


At the moment despite the fact that bbPress and BuddyPress integrate nicely together, there are still separate profiles for each.

The standard BuddyPress member profile is made in /members/user/

However once bbPress is installed a further bbPress profile is made at /forums/users/user/

Is it possible to merge both?

Quite the confusing user experience.

Change History (12)

#1 @cnorris23
12 years ago

BBP/BP integration isn't complete at the moment, so something along the lines of a merge will likely happen. Complete integration is set for the 1.7 release, and integration is the main purpose of the 1.7 release.

#2 @boonebgorges
12 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to Future Release

What cnorris23 said.

#3 @mercime
12 years ago

  • Cc mercijavier@… added

#4 @Azinfiro
10 years ago

  • Cc azin@… added

#5 @r-a-y
10 years ago

  • Keywords 2nd-opinion added

I agree that something needs to be done.

bbPress already adds a "Forums" section on a BP profile, so perhaps a simple redirect from /forums/users/USERNAME/ to BP's /members/USERNAME/forums would suffice? I think such a redirect option should live in bbPress though.

#6 @Azinfiro
10 years ago

There are already some redirects in place. Do you know if that's being done by BuddyPress or bbPress?

I would say the party already doing redirects should be the one to finish the job.

#8 @sooskriszta
10 years ago

  • Cc vivek@… added

#9 @johnjamesjacoby
9 years ago

  • Version changed from 1.6-beta to 1.6

#10 @sooskriszta
9 years ago

BuddyPress profile needs a few more forum details. But, I agree, BuddyPress profile should over-ride bbPress profile.

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #buddypress by oc2ps. View the logs.

9 years ago

#12 @sooskriszta
9 years ago

  • Keywords 2nd-opinion removed
  • Milestone Future Release deleted
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

Based on Slack discussion, I have created

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