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Change the default ‘Member’ role title?

  • Just looking to change the default ‘Member’ forum role title to something more appropriate for my forum. What file would that be contained in?

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  • potter_system


    Changing the ‘name’ value (line 125) from your bb-includes/capabilities.php file would be enough

    Worked like a charm, thanks so much.

    No need to change core files. Just make a file called user_types.php with the following code in it and put it in your my-plugins/ folder.



    Plugin Name: Change 'Member' Label

    Plugin URI:


    function change_user_type_labels( $label, $type ) {

    if ( 'member' == $type )

    return 'Kazoo Corps Draftee';

    return $label;


    add_filter( 'get_user_type_label', 'change_user_type_labels', 10, 2 );


    I made another approach to fit this need and used it on my forum.

    function ChangeRoleDisplayName() {
    global $bb_roles;
    $bb_roles->role_names['keymaster'] = "Toilet Cleaner";

    add_action('bb_got_roles', 'ChangeRoleDisplayName', 10, 0);

    The complete code is in role-display-name.php.

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