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BuddyPress Repair Tools Admin Screen

Published on April 16th, 2014 by @mercime

Occasionally, BP friend counts and other data can get out of sync. The new Tools screen lets admins manually reset these values. Go to wp-admin Menu > Tools > BuddyPress and run repair tools one at a time only, especially on large sites. When you have a new installation, the default repair tools are for: […]

Enqueueing Scripts or Styles only when your plugin needs it

Published on November 17th, 2013 by Mathieu Viet

Using Javascipt or CSS in BuddyPress plugins are interesting ways to take care of the user experience. I think, as a plugin author, you need to have two concerns : you might not be the only one to use Javascript, other plugins can be activated in the community website, your CSS rules might not get […]

Adding Plugin’s Options to BuddyPress Settings Page

Published on November 9th, 2013 by Mathieu Viet

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 […]

Customizing BuddyPress Avatars

Published on October 31st, 2013 by Sarah Gooding

The BuddyPress core allows for a number of ways for you to customize the size and appearance of user avatars. In this tutorial we’ll show you which files to edit in order to make changes to avatars. We’ll also walk through several example customizations. Default BuddyPress Avatar Sizes Before customizing avatars, it’s important to know […]

Getting Started

Published on October 3rd, 2013 by Hugo Ashmore

Welcome to BuddyPress! This section will help you set up your new BuddyPress-powered site as Super/Site Administrator: installing and configuring your settings to managing users, groups, activity streams and other BuddyPress components. It will also provide a guide for your users if you enable specific components. To run BuddyPress, following are some guidelines. To run […]


Published on July 18th, 2013 by Rami Yushuvaev

Documentation for the BP_Group_Member_Query class, introduced in BuddyPress 1.8, will live here.

BuddyPress Components and Features

Published on May 17th, 2013 by @mercime

BuddyPress is a powerful plugin that takes your powered site beyond the blog with social-network features like user profiles, member types, activity streams, user groups, group types, and more. You could set up a community site for your university, an intranet for your company, a public/private network for your special interest groups, and many […]

BuddyPress Widgets

Published on May 7th, 2013 by @mercime

BuddyPress provides widgets which you can add to any of your theme’s widget areas. To activate these, go to dashboard menu Appearance > Widgets. (BuddyPress) Friends (BuddyPress) Groups (BuddyPress) Log In (BuddyPress) Members (BuddyPress) Recently Active Members (BuddyPress) Sitewide Notices (BuddyPress) Who’s Online (BuddyPress) Recent Networkwide Posts – Multisite Installations only (BuddyPress) Friends A dynamic […]

Version 1.7.1

Published on April 30th, 2013 by Boone Gorges

On April 29, 2013, BuddyPress 1.7.1 was released to the public. This is a maintenance update. For Version 1.7.1, the database version (_bp_db_version in wp_options) was 6080, and the Trac revision was 6968. Summary Fixed a deprecated jQuery call (#4964). Improved the construction of avatar URLs on multisite setups (#4948). Fixed a number of instances […]

Configure BuddyPress

Published on April 10th, 2013 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 wp-admin menu Settings > BuddyPress > Components to begin configuring your […]

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