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Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 5 weeks ago

#4357 new enhancement

Merge BuddyPress & bbPress user profiles

Reported by: henrypwmoulton Owned by:
Milestone: Future Release Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 1.6
Component: Component - Forums Keywords: 2nd-opinion
Cc: mercijavier@…, azin@…, vivek@…

Description

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 (9)

comment:1 @cnorris233 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.

comment:2 @boonebgorges3 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to Future Release

What cnorris23 said.

comment:3 @mercime3 years ago

  • Cc mercijavier@… added

comment:4 @Azinfiro10 months ago

  • Cc azin@… added

comment:5 @r-a-y10 months 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.

comment:6 @Azinfiro10 months 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.

comment:8 @sooskriszta6 months ago

  • Cc vivek@… added

comment:9 @johnjamesjacoby5 weeks ago

  • Version changed from 1.6-beta to 1.6
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