BuddyPress Integration Add-on Overview

Introduction

The Buddypress Integration Addon brings GeoDirectory and BuddyPress together into a seamless and incredible listings directory social network like Yelp or Trip Advisor.

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Use the following guide to install and configure the Addon. The guide uses the Whoop theme for screenshots, so your features may appear slightly different.

Get the Addon

  1. Visit wpgeodirectory.com ( Buy a subscription if Required )
  2. Navigate to My Account > Downloads ( Login if Required )
  3. Download Geodir Buddypress Integration zip file.
  4. Go to your WordPress dashboard, Navigate to  Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin
  5. Browse and Upload the zip file you downloaded from wpgeodirectory.com
  6. Activate the plugin.

Requirements

  1. BuddyPress installed and activated.
  2. GeoDirectory installed and activated.
  3. GeoDirecoty BuddyPress Integration Addon installed and activated.

Configuration

After activating the plugin you will be redirected to GeoDirectory > BuddyPress Integration

BuddyPress Member Dashboard Settings

  1. Show listings in BuddyPress dashboard
    1. Choose the post types to show listing type tab under listings tab in BuddyPress dashboard
    2. For Example, if you selected post types named Places, Hotels, Events then it will be visible like this under Listings tab.
    3. listing-ptypes
  2. Show reviews in BuddyPress dashboard
    1. Choose the post types to show listing type tab under reviews tab in BuddyPress dashboard
    2. For Example, if you selected post types named Places, Hotels, Events then it will be visible in front end like this under Reviews tab.
    3. listing-reviews
  3. Use BuddyPress registration form
    1. If this option is selected, the GD registration form will points to the BuddyPress registration from.
    2. When this option NOT checked, the registration page would look like this
    3. regformunchecked
    4. When this option checked, the registration page would look like this, with a Register Now link
    5. regformchecked
    6. Register Now link will be linked to BuddyPress registration page.
    7. BuddyPress registration page may not work if you don’t have Register and Activate pages.
    8. BuddyPress registration page may not work if you don’t set Register and Activate pages in Settings > BuddyPress > Pages > Registration.
    9. bpreg
    10. BuddyPress registration page may not work if you don’t check Anyone can register option in Settings > General > Membership.
    11. mebership
    12. BuddyPress registration page looks like this
    13. buddyregpage
  4. Redirect GD dashboard my listing link to BuddyPress profile
    1. If this option is selected, the my listing link from GD dashboard will redirect to listings tab of BuddyPress profile.
    2. mylisting
    3. By default each link from My Listings points to author page. Ex: Place post type points to yourdomain.com/author/admin/?geodir_dashbord=true&stype=gd_place (Where admin is the logged in username )
    4. mydasplaces
    5. When this option checked, links will be redirected to BuddyPress member page listings tab.
    6. For example when you click Events, you will be redirected to yourdomain.com/members/admin/listings/events/   ( Where admin is the logged in user name, and Events is the clicked post type )
    7. listingevents
  5. Redirect GD dashboard favorite link to BuddyPress profile
    1. If this option is selected, the favourite link from GD dashboard will redirect to favourites tab of BuddyPress profile.
    2. myfavs
    3. By default each link from My Favourites points to author page. Ex: Place post type points to yourdomain.com/author/admin/?geodir_dashbord=true&stype=gd_place&list=favourite (Where admin is the logged in username )
    4. myfavplaces
    5. When this option checked, links will be redirected to BuddyPress member page Favourites tab ( Important: if you are using whoop theme, Favourites module is renamed to Bookmarks to make it look like a yelp clone).
    6. For example when you click Events, you will be redirected to yourdomain.com/members/admin/favorites/events/   ( Where admin is the logged in user name, and Events is the clicked post type )
    7. whoopfavorites

Post Type Activity Settings

  1. Track new listing activity in BuddyPress
    1. Choose the post types to track new listing submission in BuddyPress activity
    2. BuddyPress will start to record activities of chosen post types.
    3. It will be visible in member’s Activity Tab
  2. Track new review activity in BuddyPress
    1. Choose the post types to track new review submission in BuddyPress activity
    2. BuddyPress will start to record activities of chosen post types.
    3. It will be visible in member’s Activity Tab

Login Redirect Settings

  1. Login redirection page
    1. Default – No redirect filter will be applied by the plugin.
    2. Home Page – Will be redirected to Home Page after login.
    3. Profile Page – Will be redirected to Member Profile Page after login.
    4. Menu Page – A menu page from primary menu.
  2. Select menu page
    1. Select menu page to redirect after login.
    2. Menu Page must be enabled for Login redirection page.

FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q – What’s wrong with my member profile pages? I installed the Addon but it’s not working.
  • A – Review the requirements; be sure you have installed all the plugins including BuddyPress.
  • Q – How do I remove the Admin Bar for logged in users?
  • A – There are two types of black bars. If it is the “BuddyBar” you can find that in the BuddyPress settings. To hide the the WP Admin Bar, when you have BuddyPress installed, you can use this solution: https://buddypress.org/support/topic/disable-admin-bar/