BuddyPress Friendship Restrictions

BuddyPress Friendship Restrictions plugin allows you to restrict BuddyPress Friendship features.  You can limit who can add friend , who can be added as friend, how many requests are allowed and how many friends are allowed on your BuddyPress site.

It gives absolute control to the site admins to control how the friends feature work.


  • Restrict users who can send friendship request by roles
  • Restrict users who can be added as friend based on roles.
  • Throttle BuddyPress friendship request(How many requests can be sent in a specified duration)
  • Limit maximum allowed number of friends
  • Easily extend via filters.

Also, In future the plugin will allow setting limits for individual roles.


For installation and extending the plugin, please see the documentation.


Our sincere thanks to FRED-DIM IKENNA(eviL__Lizard) for originally suggesting the plugin .

Release History

  • Version: 1.0.1

    Thursday, 06 December, 2018
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 4.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 3.0+

    Fix labels.

  • Version: 1.0.0

    Saturday, 01 December, 2018
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 4.0
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 3.0+

    Initial release.