The BuddyBar Widget places all the links on BuddyPress’s BuddyBar in a sidebar widget, so you can hide the BuddyBar without losing all the funcitonality.
- When a user is not logged in, the widget shows a login form (with a link to the registration page at the bottom)
- When a user is logged in, it shows all the links a user would need to manage their account
- The BuddyBar links are based on what BuddyPress components are activated.
- Multiple Instances are possible.
- Upload the BuddyBar Widget folder to the
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- Drag the BuddyBar Widget to a sidebar on the ‘Widgets’ page under the ‘Appearance’ menu
- What if I don’t have certain BuddyPress components turned on?
The widget only shows links for the components that are turned on.
Fatal error upon activation due to a file not being in the “includes” folder. There is no “includes” folder.
Someone attempted to resolve the issue on one of the support threads, but I didn’t find that solution a successful one.
This plugin is not ready for production based on my tests.
I love this plugin. Chris (Slushman) is not only very creative, he also responds promptly to inquiries about his work.
Contributors & Developers
“BuddyBar Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
- Restructured plugin to my custom WPPB structure.
- Found and added additional text for translation.
- Generated a POT file for translations.
- I hate subversion.
- Restructured plugin using WordPress Plugin Boilerplate.
- Ensured compatibility with WordPress 4.3 and BuddyPress 2.3.
- Better escaping and translatability.
- Removed floats from module styling.
Added support for Buddypress 1.5.
Updated deprecated function for user profile link.