BP_Akismet::check_member_activity_update( string $content, int $user_id, int $activity_id )

Clean up the bp_latest_update usermeta in case of spamming.


Run just after an update is posted, this method check to see whether the newly created update has been marked as spam by Akismet. If so, the cached update is cleared from the user’s ‘bp_latest_update’ usermeta, ensuring that it won’t appear in the member header and elsewhere in the theme.

This can’t be done in BP_Akismet::check_activity() due to the default AJAX implementation; see bp_dtheme_post_update().

See also



(string) (Required) Activity update text.


(int) (Required) User ID.


(int) (Required) Activity ID.


File: bp-activity/classes/class-bp-akismet.php

	public function check_member_activity_update( $content, $user_id, $activity_id ) {
		// By default, only handle activity updates and activity comments.
		if ( empty( $this->last_activity ) || !in_array( $this->last_activity->type, BP_Akismet::get_activity_types() ) )

		// Was this $activity_id just marked as spam? If not, bail out.
		if ( !$this->last_activity->id || $activity_id != $this->last_activity->id || 'false' == $this->last_activity->akismet_submission['bp_as_result'] )

		// It was, so delete the member's latest activity update.
		bp_delete_user_meta( $user_id, 'bp_latest_update' );


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