[Resolved] Remove “Delete private message” Function


  • Participant
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    Posts: 1
    Scappe on #50782

    I am trying to remove the possibility to delete private messages (display: none; is not enough, I want to remove it anywhere on the client side), to be clear I am talking about this link “https://mydomain.com/members/userName/messages/sentbox/delete/4/?_wpnonce=f08b25f7c8” or in alternative let normal users delete messages but let admin see every message ever sent (also deleted ones)

    Could anyone help me?

  • Participant
    Level: Initiated
    Posts: 1
    Scappe on #50783

    Yo this is a message to the me of yesterday and to anybody else who is looking for a way to disable the delete message function; add this stuff into your functions.php:

    function prevent_bp_message_deletion( $wp ) {
    if ( isset( $_GET[‘_wpnonce’] ) && strpos( $_SERVER[‘REQUEST_URI’], ‘/messages/sentbox/delete/’ ) !== false ) {
    wp_redirect( bp_loggedin_user_domain() . ‘messages/sentbox/’ );
    add_action( ‘wp’, ‘prevent_bp_message_deletion’, 1 );

  • Keymaster
    (BuddyDev Team)
    Posts: 24332
    Brajesh Singh on #50786

    Thank you for the question and the solution.
    Here is another way to achieve the same.

     * Disables message thread deletion.
    	function () {
    		if ( ! bp_is_messages_component() || bp_is_current_action( 'notices' ) || ! bp_is_action_variable( 'delete', 0 ) ) {
    			return false;
    		bp_core_add_message( 'Invalid action!', 'error' );
    		bp_core_redirect( bp_loggedin_user_domain() . bp_get_messages_slug() );

    Please do note that if a theme deletes message via ajax, this code won’t apply in that case.


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