Bug #2762

Unable to Delete Spam Groups

Added by Matt Gold over 8 years ago. Updated over 8 years ago.

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Hi Ray -

A rash of spam groups have appeared on NYCDH. I thought that marking users as spam and then deleting accounts would delete everything they had done, but it looks like the spam groups stayed.

The problem is that when I try to delete the groups manually in the dashboard - - the delete doesn't work. I mark a bunch with checkmarks and then click "delete," but the groups stay.

Can you please make this a high priority and look into this as soon as you can? Many thanks.


#1 Updated by Raymond Hoh over 8 years ago

  • Status changed from Assigned to Resolved

Hi Matt,

Looks like you uncovered a bug. Mass group deletion in the dashboard doesn't appear to work, but single group deletion does.

I just manually deleted the spammed groups.

Will look into patching the groups dashboard bug for BuddyPress.

About a spammer's groups not being deleted, what happens when you delete the user instead?

#2 Updated by Matt Gold over 8 years ago

Cool - thanks so much, Ray, and sorry for not trying that!

Regarding groups, I always do both -- first mark the user as spam, then delete the user.

#3 Updated by Raymond Hoh over 8 years ago

Just to update this ticket, I committed a fix for mass-group deletion a few days ago.

It should make its way into BP 1.9.

#4 Updated by Matt Gold over 8 years ago

Great - thanks, Ray.

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