Set the Default Preferences for Email Notifications in BuddyPress

This snippet for BuddyPress lets you set default preferences for email notifications. Depending on the type of site / users, you may want to disable some preference options by default.

add_action( 'bp_core_activated_user', 'wps_set_email_notifications_preference');
function wps_set_email_notifications_preference( $user_id ) {

    $settings = array(
        'notification_activity_new_mention'         => 'yes',
        'notification_activity_new_reply'           => 'yes',
        'notification_friends_friendship_accepted'  => 'yes',
        'notification_friends_friendship_request'   => 'yes',
        'notification_groups_admin_promotion'       => 'yes',
        'notification_groups_group_updated'         => 'yes',
        'notification_groups_invite'                => 'yes',
        'notification_groups_membership_request'    => 'yes',
        'notification_messages_new_message'         => 'yes',
    foreach( $settings as $setting => $preference ) {
        bp_update_user_meta( $user_id,  $setting, $preference );

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