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BP Profile Visibility Manager

Give your users full control over their profile visibility!

BuddyPress User Profile Visibility Manager plugin is working with BuddyPress 2.3.0 RC


BuddyPress User Profile Visibility Manager is a plugin that allows you to give control to your users to manage their account privacy.

The BuddyPress  User Profile Visibility Manages gives following controls to the users.


  • A user can show/hide his profile in Members Directory
  • A user can hide/show his profile in directory searches
  • A user can hide/show his last active time
  • A user can make set his/her account to following status:-
    • Everyone: Everyone can see his/her profile
    • Logged In Users Only: Only logged in users can see his/her profile
    • Friends Only: Only his/her friends can see/access his account
    • Only Me: That’s private. Only the user and the super administrator can access his/her profile
  • A user can allow/block  friendship requests
  • Depending on the settings, the user will not be visible anywhere( if they choose so), even will be hidden from widgets etc.

So, that is a mix of privacy + visibility or you can say, it allows your users to have preferences over what they want.

Here is the Profile Visibility Settings:-

 For Version 1.2+, Profile Visibility manages allow you to set default privacy from admin options as shown below:-


Release History

  • Version: 1.2.3

    Monday, 01 June, 2015

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.3 RC
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Updated message shown to the user when profile is not accessible. thanks to Dan for correcting it.
    Updated the way we handle the last activity, Do not delete last activity in future, just hide it.
    and a few more small edits.

  • Version: 1.2.1

    Tuesday, 12 May, 2015

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.3.0
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Updated to fix an issue where friend requests/friends were not visible if they had set their profile hidden in search/listing. Now, Friends/Friend requests are always visible.

  • Version: 1.2

    Saturday, 25 April, 2015

    • Tested With: BuddyPress
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Adds admin options for site admins to choose default privacy for the new users.

  • Version: 1.1.2

    Monday, 02 March, 2015

    • Tested With: bUDDYpRESS 2.2.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Updated to change the Privacy policy text. Also, refactored to reflect correct user count in the loop.

  • Version: 1.1

    Sunday, 01 March, 2015

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.2.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Updated the Label Profile Visibility to Profile Privacy as BuddyPress 2.2 uses the profile visibility label for field privacy

  • Version: 1.1

    Friday, 30 January, 2015

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.2Beta
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.8+

    Major changes in the plugin. Now It will remove the users from various widgets if they have disabled the listing on directory or search. Also, test with invite anyone plugin for compatibility
    Date: 16th April, 2014
    Tested for BuddyPress 2.0 compatibility.

  • Version: 1.0.5

    Sunday, 20 October, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.8.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+/BuddyPress 1.8

    - Fix bug where friends were not visible in the friend list
    - Add filter to allow changing redirect location
    - remove pass by references to make it compatible with PHP 5.4

  • Version: 1.0.4

    Tuesday, 06 August, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.7.3/BuddyPress 1.8.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+

    Updated to add the support for Profile visibility link under the My Profile -> Settings menu of wp adminbar.

  • Version: 1.0.3

    Saturday, 13 July, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.8
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+

    Update to fix the logged in only privacy

  • Version: 1.0.2

    Thursday, 04 July, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.7.2
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+

    Update strings to make it translatable

  • Version: 1.0.1

    Tuesday, 04 June, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.7.2
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+

    Fix the profile visibility problem for user when the friends only option is selected

  • Version: 1.0

    Monday, 03 June, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.7.2
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6+

    Initial release