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Opened 15 months ago

Last modified 3 months ago

#2599 new defect

Group forum visibility doesn't seem to change along with group visibility change.

Reported by: jreeve Owned by:
Milestone: 2.7 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 2.5.3
Component: Extend - BuddyPress Keywords: has-patch


It seems like the visibility of group forums (handled by the bbpress extension for buddypress) should change along with the group visibility. We had several hidden groups staged to be public groups, but when we made them public, we noticed that their associated forums were still hidden. The "forum" button still exists in the group sidebar tabs, but when the user clicks "forum," he is incorrectly informed that the group doesn't have a forum.

To reproduce:

  1. Create a hidden buddypress group and make an associated group forum.
  2. Change the visibility of the group to "public."
  3. Notice that the group forum visibility does not also change.

Attachments (1)

2599.diff (3.2 KB) - added by pareshradadiya 3 months ago.
Forum visibility dropdown added to the 'Group Forum Settings'

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Change History (7)

comment:1 @jreeve15 months ago

Also, even more disturbingly, after changing the visibility of a group, some group forums report that there are three topics in the forum, then (on the same page), report that there are no topics in the forum. Removing and readding the forum in the admin tab fixes this issue.

comment:2 @netweb15 months ago

  • Component changed from General to BuddyPress

Running the bbPress repair tool "Recalculate private and hidden forums" should resolve this issue also instead of recreating the forum. Will need to investigate why BuddyPress is currently doing this, the functionality was added in r5017 to support this.

comment:3 @netweb14 months ago

Still unsure what to do about this...

On the bbPress side we can add bbp_form_forum_visibility_dropdown() to the 'Group Forum Settings' per the mockup image below or something on the BuddyPress side if possible.

comment:4 @johnjamesjacoby11 months ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to 2.7

Move from awaiting review to 2.7 milestone.

comment:5 @netweb6 months ago

#2752 was marked as a duplicate.

@pareshradadiya3 months ago

Forum visibility dropdown added to the 'Group Forum Settings'

comment:6 @pareshradadiya3 months ago

  • Keywords has-patch added
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