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Installation Wizard (v1.5)

Published on November 6th, 2011 by @mercime

Archived file. Good only up to BP 1.5 version 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 you want in your installation. Click on “Save & Next” button. Step 2: Associate/Create […]

Template Pack Walkthrough – Twenty Ten

Published on October 9th, 2011 by @mercime

Archived file. Good only up to BP 1.6.5 version BP TEMPLATE PACK 1.2 == BUDDYPRESS 1.5 == WORDPRESS 3.2.1 There are two ways to implement Step Three of the compatibility process: – First Method: Superimposing the HTML structure of your WordPress theme onto 16 BP template files which were transferred into your WP theme folder […]

Template Pack Walkthrough – Twenty Eleven

Published on October 4th, 2011 by @mercime

Archived file. Good only up to BP 1.6.5 version BP TEMPLATE PACK 1.2 == BUDDYPRESS 1.5 == WORDPRESS 3.2.1 There are two ways to implement Step Three of the compatibility process: – First Method: Superimposing the HTML structure of your WordPress theme onto 16 BP template files which were transferred into your WP theme folder […]

Version 1.5

Published on September 19th, 2011 by Paul Gibbs

Version 1.5 is a major BuddyPress feature release. Code-named “Lombardi” after the first pizzeria in the United States (with a wink and a nod toward the Wisconsin roots of several members of the BP dev team), BuddyPress 1.5 introduces many dozens of new features and enhancements, on top of hundreds of bugfixes. For Version 1.5, […]

Upgrading to BuddyPress 1.5

Published on September 9th, 2011 by Boone Gorges

BuddyPress 1.5 is a major upgrade, which fixes hundreds of bugs and introduces many dozens of improvements. We’ve worked our hardest to make sure that the upgrade process goes as smoothly as possible for all installations. The extensive nature of the BP 1.5 release, however, suggests some caution and planning before upgrading your site. On […]

The BuddyPress Default Theme

Published on September 2nd, 2011 by @mercime

Archived file. Good up to BP 1.9 version. The BP Default theme will no longer be activated in new installations from BP 1.9 onwards and will be retired in the near future. http://bpdevel.wordpress.com/2013/11/13/the-future-of-the-bp-default-theme/ The BP Default theme bundled with the BuddyPress plugin is a theme framework which contains all the functionality of regular WordPress templates […]

Using the Built-in WordPress Menus

Published on August 18th, 2011 by Sarah Gooding

The latest BuddyPress 1.5 default theme now includes the standard WordPress menus that you can easily set with drag-and-drop capabilities. You also have quite a bit more control over where your BuddyPress components are now displayed. Here are the basic steps to setting up your main site navigation after BuddyPress is installed. (*Please note that […]

Plugin Compatibility – BP 1.5

Published on August 3rd, 2011 by Tammie Lister

Archived file. Good up to BP 1.5 version This list is a community volunteer effort to check compatibility of the majority of publicly available BuddyPress plugins against BuddyPress 1.5. Even if a plugin is marked as not fully working, most plugins will eventually be updated by their authors, but please be patient. If you know […]

bp-custom.php

Published on September 15th, 2010 by Boone Gorges

You’ve probably heard a lot of talk about a bp-custom.php file on the BuddyPress forums or WordPress forums. So what is it? bp-custom.php is a file that resides in your WordPress ‘plugins’ folder where you can add a bunch of custom code hacks and modifications to BuddyPress. bp-custom.php is often compared to your theme’s functions.php […]

Themes & the BuddyPress Template Pack

Published on February 16th, 2010 by Andy Peatling

Archived file. Good up to BP 1.6.5 version To enable your existing WordPress theme for BuddyPress, please download and activate the BuddyPress Template Pack plugin. This will run you through the process step-by-step. The Process At-A-Glance This requires a working knowledge of HTML and CSS at the very least. After you install and activate the […]

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