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Group Extension API (legacy)

Published on July 16th, 2013 by Boone Gorges

Archived file. Good only up to BP 1.7 version 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 […]

Template Pack Walkthrough – Twenty Twelve

Published on January 12th, 2013 by @mercime

Archived file. Good only up to BP 1.6.5 version BP TEMPLATE PACK 1.2.1 == BUDDYPRESS 1.6.3 == WORDPRESS 3.5 There are two ways to implement Step Three of the compatibility process: – First Method: Superimposing the HTML structure of your WordPress theme onto 17 BP template files which were transferred into your WP theme folder […]

Installing Group and Sitewide Forums (v1.6)

Published on August 14th, 2012 by @mercime

Archived file. Good up to BP 1.6.5 version 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 […]

Configuring Components (v1.6)

Published on August 12th, 2012 by @mercime

Archived file. Good up to BP 1.6 version 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 > […]

Configuring Components (v1.5)

Published on August 6th, 2012 by @mercime

Archived file. Good up to BP 1.5 version After activating BuddyPress 1.5+ and going through the new installation wizard, there will be five new admin panels where you will be able to configure the plugin further BuddyPress > Components panel BuddyPress > Pages panel BuddyPress > Settings panel BuddyPress > Forums panel BuddyPress > Extended […]

Installation Wizard

Published on August 6th, 2012 by @mercime

Archived file. 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 […]

Configuring Components (v1.2)

Published on November 14th, 2011 by @mercime

Archived file. Good only up to BP 1.2 version After installing and activating BuddyPress, a new menu button with links to help you configure BuddyPress will be added to your dashboard under the Dashboard menu button. General Settings Base Profile Group Name Full Name field name Enable BuddyPress to WordPress profile syncing? Hide admin bar […]

Installing a Compatible Theme

Published on September 15th, 2010 by @mercime

Archived file. Good only up to BP 1.5 version After you activate BuddyPress, you’ll get this message under the header of the Plugins page: BuddyPress is ready. You’ll need to activate a BuddyPress compatible theme to take advantage of all of the features. We’ve bundled a default theme, but you can always install some other […]

Configuring Components

Published on September 15th, 2010 by @mercime

Archived file. Good up to BP 1.6.5 Settings > BuddyPress > Components panel Settings > BuddyPress > Pages panel Settings > BuddyPress > Settings panel Settings > BuddyPress > Forums panel Users > Profile Fields panel Activity Streams admin panel Settings > BuddyPress > Components Only the xProfiles and Activity Stream components are enabled by […]

Using an existing bbPress installation for your BuddyPress Forums

Published on July 17th, 2010 by r-a-y

Archived file. Good only up to BP 1.5 version ***The following pertains to sites wanting to use an existing bbPress installation (v1.x) with BuddyPress*** *** NOTE: This is a very rare scenario!  You will not need to follow this guide unless you are running a bbPress 1.x install on your site! *** If you choose […]

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