Support » Plugin: EventPress » [Plugin: EventPress] Event Invitations

  • Kunalb,

    Sorry if I am bugging you too much, but there is one other question I have. For any given event, the user has the ability to send invitations out for the event. Currently, all of the members in the directory appear on the ‘Send Invites’ section. I saw that you are using the get_inviteable_ids() function to put this query together.

    What would be the easiest way for me to limit a user’s ability to send invites to just that user’s friends? We prefer that users can’t invite all the users on the site, as this list is going to be quite large.

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  • Plugin Author kunalb


    Easiest would be to override the inviteableids list generated by that function using the filter ep_inviteable_ids. I made a rather complex query to find people who hadn’t already been invited, etc. etc. which is captured in get_inviteable_ids (ep/models/registration.php)

    For anyone trying to do the same thing, here is the code that I dropped into my theme’s function.php file:

    add_filter('ep_inviteable_ids', 'get_just_friends');
    function get_just_friends($data){
      global $wpdb;
      $user_id = get_current_user_id(); // WP Function
      if( !friends_check_user_has_friends($user_id) ) return FALSE;
      $friends = friends_get_friend_user_ids($user_id); // BP Function
      $friend_count = friends_get_total_friend_count($user_id); // BP Function
      $friend_set = NULL;
      $i = 1;
      foreach($friends as $friend){
        $friend_set .= 'ID = '.$friend;
        if( $i != $friend_count ) $friend_set .= ' OR ';
      $query = "SELECT ID, user_email, user_nicename, display_name, display_name AS value FROM ".$wpdb->users." WHERE ".$friend_set;
      $data = $wpdb->get_results($query);
      return $data;

    Thanks for your help on this!

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