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Version 2.8.0

Published on January 19th, 2017 by Paul Wong-Gibbs

Version 2.8.0 is a major BuddyPress feature release. For Version 2.8.0, the database version (_bp_db_version in wp_options) was 11105, and the Trac revision was 11431. Read the full ticket log here. Highlights Modernizing the Codebase To continue the migration of legacy code to modern standards and techniques necessary for the BP REST API project and […]

Version 2.7.0

Published on October 6th, 2016 by @mercime

Version 2.7.0 is a major BuddyPress feature release. For Version 2.7.0, the database version (_bp_db_version in wp_options) was 11105, and the Trac revision was 11202. Read the full ticket log here. Highlights Groups Query Overhaul Huge performance improvements on sites using persistent caching. Learn more about the Groups Query rewrite. Improved Profile Date Field New […]

PHP version support

Published on July 21st, 2016 by Boone Gorges

BP supports the latest versions of PHP BuddyPress supports all stable versions of PHP officially supported by the PHP project. For the best security and performance, site admins are strongly encouraged to run the latest stable PHP. BuddyPress 6.0.0 will require at least PHP 5.6 Legacy PHP support In addition to the official supported releases, […]

Navigation API

Published on July 8th, 2016 by Boone Gorges

BuddyPress’s Navigation API (BP 2.6+) provides an interface for developers to modify BP’s nav menus in group and user contexts. Examples Changing the position of the user’s Notifications nav item Changing the name of the Unread subnav item of the user’s Notifications nav menu Listing all navigation items belonging to the current group Change item […]


Published on May 6th, 2015 by Mathieu Viet

Note: This guide is for use with BuddyPress 2.3+. Version 2.3.0 introduced the BuddyPress Attachments API. In the first place, we use it to manage particular user submitted files: their profile photo or the profile photo of the group the user is an admin/creator of. A BuddyPress attachment is a file you “attach” to a […]


Published on March 24th, 2015 by @mercime

1. Click on the “Register” link. Some sites use “Join Us”, “Sign Up”, or other terminology. 2. Fill in the forms. Some sites allow you to create your own blog. You can fill up the form to create one now, or choose to create a new blog later. 3. Click on the “Complete Sign Up” […]

BuddyPress Links in WordPress Menus

Published on March 5th, 2015 by polle001

We are currently working on a documentation reboot, here’s the new home of the best accurate docs (WIP). You’re very welcome to contribute to it. You can add links to: (a) the directory pages of your activated BuddyPress components and/or (b) your respective Member screens, in any of the navigation menus available in your theme. […]

Configure BuddyPress for Multisite

Published on November 7th, 2014 by @mercime

After activating BuddyPress, you will be automatically redirected to the BuddyPress Welcome Screen if this is the first time you’ve activated BuddyPress or if you’ve just upgraded BuddyPress. After taking some time to check out the new features added to the plugin, go to Network Admin menu > Settings > Components to begin configuring your […]

Installation in WordPress Multisite

Published on November 7th, 2014 by @mercime

Before installing BuddyPress, please make sure that you’ve checked the minimum server requirements and WordPress version compatibility. You can install BuddyPress in your Network (multisite) in either of the following setups. Network-wide A. BuddyPress root blog in Main Site B. BuddyPress root blog in Secondary Site One site of the Network C. BuddyPress Activated in […]

BuddyPress in Your Language

Published on April 25th, 2014 by OC2PS

Like WordPress, BuddyPress has the built in capability to be used in any language. The instructions below assume you have already configured WordPress in Your Language and Installing WordPress in Your Language. Like WordPress, you don’t have to lift a finger to apply BuddyPress translations or translation updates. Most sites are now able to automatically […]

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