One reason Buddypress avatar upload failed.

Ok, so on a fresh mind I went looking for the mysterious hiding place of the uploaded profile avatar.. I was able to view image info and saw that it was in a folder that at first glance did not exist in my Wp hierarchy .. I guess I missed a /wp/ in there but finally noticed and was able to, under ‘Miscellaneous Settings’  or ‘Settings/Miscellaneous’ from the WP-admin panel. I noticed that

‘Store uploads in this folder’ was set to etc/etc/etc/          – Removed the extra /wp/ found the files and copied them to the proper location and voila, avatars are working…;)  now  upgrading to WordPress 3.0…

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  2. Peter: Sorry, I must have absolutely spaced on that. buddypress avatar upload worked after whatever i did there in non exist settings/misc land. Also to make buddypress avatar upload work I removed entirely wp-super cache.

  3. There is no such thing as ‘Miscellaneous Settings’ or ‘Settings/Miscellaneous’ in wp-admin. What are you talking about here? Where is that ‘Store uploads in this folder’ setting?

    Trying to get avatar upload to work in Buddypress 1.1.3 on WordPress 3.0…

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