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Adding Plugin’s Options to BuddyPress Settings Page

Published on November 9th, 2013 by imath

When writing your plugin you may need to give the community administrator the ability to set some options about it to eventually let him customize some behaviors. When you have a lot options, you would use the WordPress built in add_options_page() or add_submenu_page() functions to create your plugin’s settings page. But, If your plugin only […]

Group Extension API (legacy)

Published on July 16th, 2013 by Boone Gorges

Note: This guide is for use with versions of BuddyPress older than 1.8. In BP 1.8, the group extension API was rewritten. Plugins written as described below should continue to work, but for new projects you are highly encouraged to use the 1.8+ methods described on the main Group Extension API Codex page. The group […]

Version 1.6.5

Published on March 27th, 2013 by @ubernaut

On January 11, 2013, BuddyPress 1.6.3 was released to the public. 1.6.5 fixes 1 security issue potentially allowing access to the ‘delete-account’ Settings screen for users that should not normally have that privilege.

Version 1.6.4

Published on January 24th, 2013 by John James Jacoby

On January 24, 2013, BuddyPress 1.6.4 was released to the public. This is a maintenance and security update. For Version 1.6.4, the database version (bp-db-version in wp_options) was 6066, and the Trac revision was 6746. Summary Improve ajax input validation in bp-default/ajax.php (r6745).

Version 1.6.3

Published on January 11th, 2013 by Paul Gibbs

On January 11, 2013, BuddyPress 1.6.3 was released to the public. This is a maintenance and security update. For Version 1.6.3, the database version (bp-db-version in wp_options) was 6066, and the Trac revision was 6722. Read the full ticket log here. Summary Fix commenting on activity items (#4566). Fix avatar uploads and cropping (#4713). Fix […]

Using bbPress 2.2+ with BuddyPress

Published on December 16th, 2012 by r-a-y

Recently, bbPress 2.2+ introduced support for BuddyPress. However, BuddyPress already has a Discussion Forums component that is packaged with the plugin. We don’t recommend that you use both bbPress and BP’s Discussion Forums at the same time.  So which one should you use? For most users, we recommend bbPress. bbPress is more flexible, more robust, […]

Installing Group and Sitewide Forums (v1.6)

Published on August 14th, 2012 by @mercime

This is Legacy Document The details in this page have either been updated or are deprecated completely. Legacy Docs are retained for historic reference. Installing Group and Sitewide Forums (v1.6) The following is a step-by-step illustrated guide for installing the Group and/or Sitewide Forums (bbPress 2.1) for BuddyPress 1.6+ on WordPress 3.4.1 after completing the […]

Version 1.6.1

Published on August 14th, 2012 by Boone Gorges

On August 13, 2012, BuddyPress 1.6.1 was released to the public. This is a maintenance update for the BuddyPress 1.6 series. For Version 1.6.1, the database version (bp-db-version in wp_options) was 6066, and the Trac revision was 6255. Read the full ticket log here. Summary Revert change in BP 1.6 that caused bp_core_fetch_avatar() to interpret […]

Configuring Components (v1.6)

Published on August 12th, 2012 by @mercime

After activating BuddyPress 1.6 and going through the new installation wizard, there will be five admin panels (relocated in BP 1.6) where you will be able to configure the plugin further. There’s a NEW Activity Stream admin panel in the backend as well. Settings > BuddyPress > Components panel Settings > BuddyPress > Pages panel […]

Upgrading to 1.6

Published on August 6th, 2012 by r-a-y

Note: If you’re using a BuddyPress 1.2 install and you want to upgrade to 1.6, please upgrade to 1.5 first. Then follow this guide. BuddyPress 1.6 is a brand-new release featuring many improvements and features. Read about these features and improvements here. How to Upgrade You can upgrade through the regular WordPress Update page found […]