The account form is off the page

In my welcome email I send people to their account page and the link to edit is not showing properly. It looks like that in all the browsers I tried it in. I can just about see the e… on the right and can click on that and the page appears.

How do I get that on the left hand side?

  • Diane
    • Site Builder, Child of Zeus

    Sorry… I am not being clear – late night! I am using buddy press social and there is no code in the style.css file just a list of updates that look like this…

    changelog

    v1.2.7

    – added compatible with WordPress 3.2 and BuddyPress 1.2.9

    – added rtl css support

    – added new privacy option for none friend viewing profile privacy

    v1.2.6

    – add jquery call in header

    – minor css bug fix

    I added that code to it and nothing changed, so if there is not a specific place in the css file that I need to add it then that code didn’t work.

  • Jonathan
    • The Incredible Code Injector

    @diane,

    Oh? I’ve never used buddypress social, got a link? Is it a WPMU Theme?

    EDIT:

    Nevermind found it – https://premium.wpmudev.org/project/buddypress-social-theme <-Nice looking theme :wink:

    here is the location to the stylesheet /wp-content/themes/bp-social/style.css

    But I would create a child theme if you’re not using a custom theme.

    Here is a guide. https://premium.wpmudev.org/the-buddypress-manual/what-are-parent-and-child-themes/

    They even provide you one – /wp-content/themes/bp-social/themes/bp-social-child/

    Jonathan

  • Diane
    • Site Builder, Child of Zeus

    Thanks Jonathan

    I am still trying to get my head around membership – don’t think I am ready for child themes yet but I will take a look once I have everything set up. I was hoping it was as simple as dropping some code in. I will ask at the theme – maybe someone who uses it can tell me where to add the code.

    I found the style.css file – that isn’t a problem, but like I said all it has in it is a list of updates and when I placed the code in there nothing changed so maybe it needs to be added somewhere else???

  • Jonathan
    • The Incredible Code Injector

    Diane,

    all it has in it is a list of updates

    Okay, I was hoping you were looking in the wrong place :wink:

    Guess you need to ask the theme developer or someone with experience with the theme. But child themes are really easy.

    Just copy the one they provided for you bp-social-child and drop the whole folder into the wp-content/themes/ folder

    So final looks like this /wp-content/themes/bp-social-child/style.css

    and add the css barry mentioned above into that style.css and you should be good to go.

    Sorry I haven’t used social, I usually make my own, or hire someone to make themes for me :wink:

    Jonathan

    Edit:

    Don’t let all the issues get you down, I’ve used pretty much all of the membership plugins, and not one has been turnkey, each has provided a unique set of problems. Its just a matter of tackling them one at a time, growing in experience with each issue :wink:

  • Diane
    • Site Builder, Child of Zeus

    That’s okay, I left a message in the theme area.

    At least I know who to find when I want a theme made :slight_smile:

    I thought I would start with what’s provided but once I have a few members in (and hopefully I will get membership working!!!) I want to provide my own.

    Thanks again for all your help.

    Final thing to do is upload my video course but its too large to go through media so I think I will have to upload to the folder using FTPsoftware. Hopefully that will work without any problems others… I’ll be back :slight_smile:

  • Jonathan
    • The Incredible Code Injector

    @diane,

    Thanks again for all your help.

    You are most welcome :wink:

    Final thing to do is upload my video course but its too large to go through media

    Yip, got the same problem :wink: Have you thought about amazon s3? far cheaper when it comes to bandwith etc. You can get a 1 year free account with loads of cool freebies, like 5 gig storage etc etc. http://aws.amazon.com/free/

    But here is a hack, uploading it via ftp into /wp-content/uploads/ doesn’t store it in your wordpress media (the database side of things), this creates a whole new set of issues, unless you use a plugin to find and store (there are a few around).

    What I’ve done before is rename a small tiny video to the names of the videos I want to upload. Upload with wordpress media that tiny, small little video(s) and then ftp the big ones over the small little fake ones. Make sense?

    Jonathan

  • Diane
    • Site Builder, Child of Zeus

    Excellent – makes perfect sense. I will try that. I don’t want to have them all set to play, just to download only plus I have my own reseller hosting account with plenty of space so I should be okay for now.

  • Jonathan
    • The Incredible Code Injector

    @davidm,

    Thanks. Really appreciate the recognition, and points :wink:

    @diane,

    Wow, thank you for the rep points – blew me away, and makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside :wink:

    I am really glad that you got the membership site up and running… took a bit of elbow grease but, you did it :wink:

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