BuddyPress provides admin dashboard panels to help you manage all the different activities throughout the site (added in BuddyPress 1.6). Sections General type Options All Spam Search All Activity form Bulk Actions (Apply) Options Mark As Spam Not Spam Delete Permanently Show All Activity Types (Filter) Options Created a group Friendships accepted Joined a group […]
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 […]
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 […]
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).
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 […]
Archived file. Good up to BP 1.6.5 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 > […]