Support » Plugin: bbPress Genesis Extend » Interaction with BuddyPress styles

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  • Plugin Author Jared Atchison


    Thanks for the heads up. CSS issues are the most common when using bbPress and it’s difficult to deal with.

    As of version 0.9.0 of the plugin we actually don’t include any compatibility CSS (we did previously) as it proved really hard to include CSS that fixes issues across the various Genesis child themes.

    Luckily most modern Genesis child themes (the CSS that is) play fairly well with bbPress and only require a minimal amount of CSS tweaks. For example the default stylesheet with Genesis 1.8.2 works well, other than a few form elements (such as the bbPress 2.3 search feature) that need to be tamed.

    Maybe in the future I can lobby StudioPress to include the handful of CSS fixes needed in their child themes 🙂

    Goodo. I haven’t had much trouble with it, but it did take me a while to track down which line was causing that craziness.

    Apparently the Connect plugin is designed for you to copy buddypress.css into your theme and modify to suit, so I might do that rather than overridding the styles in my style.css.

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