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Displaying User role beside their replies

  • NickMackz


    This is such an obvious feature (in my opinion) so that it is clear on forums who are the admins, moderators, and members.

    I decided to see if I could work out how to add it to my forums using my custom theme for bbPress 2.1.

    I managed to get it to work after a bit of experimentation and many errors by adding this:


    $reply_user_id = bbp_get_reply_author_id();

    global $wp_roles;

    $reply_user = new WP_User( $reply_user_id );

    $roles = $reply_user->roles;

    $role = array_shift($roles);

    printf( isset($wp_roles->role_names[$role]) ? translate_user_role($wp_roles->role_names[$role] ) : false);


    into loop-single-reply.php.

    Hope this is helpful to anyone else trying to do this.

    I believe it was a feature on the standalone version of bbPress so why was it dropped on the plugin version? Is this likely to be re-added at any point?

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