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.
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).
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 [...]
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 [...]
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) 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 BuddyPress installation wizard. Forums Setup Forums in BuddyPress make use of the bbPress software to function and we made it easy for you to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
NOTE: This information is for BuddyPress installations up to version 1.6.5 only. There is no installation wizard for BuddyPress version 1.7 and above After installing and activating BuddyPress, you will see an admin message with the link to the new BuddyPress Installation Wizard. Click on the “installation wizard” link. Step 1: Choose the BuddyPress Components [...]
Version 1.6 is a major BuddyPress feature release. BuddyPress 1.6 introduces many dozens of new features and enhancements, on top of hundreds of bugfixes. For Version 1.6, the database version (bp-db-version in wp_options) changed to 6066, and the Trac revision was 6231. Read the full ticket log here. Highlights Activity Management Akismet Integration Database Query Reduction – [...]