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Upgrading to 1.6

Published on August 6th, 2012 by r-a-y

Note: If you’re using a BuddyPress 1.2 install and you want to upgrade to 1.6, please upgrade to 1.5 first. Then follow this guide. BuddyPress 1.6 is a brand-new release featuring many improvements and features. Read about these features and improvements here. How to Upgrade You can upgrade through the regular WordPress Update page found […]

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 […]

Version 1.6

Published on June 20th, 2012 by zudie

Version 1.6 is a major BuddyPress feature release. BuddyPress 1.6 introduces many dozens of new features and enhancements, on top of hundreds of bugfixes. For Version 1.6, the database version (bp-db-version in wp_options) changed to 6066, and the Trac revision was 6231. Read the full ticket log here. Highlights Activity Management Akismet Integration Database Query Reduction — […]

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 […]

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. The BP Default theme bundled with the BuddyPress plugin is a theme framework which contains all the functionality of regular WordPress templates […]


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 […]

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 […]

Upgrading BuddyPress

Published on July 15th, 2009 by Andy Peatling

Upgrading from an earlier version of BuddyPress? No problem, please follow the instructions that match your situation. BACKUP – this cannot be emphasized enough! Make a copy of your database and all files before upgrading. There have been major changes in the latest version of BuddyPress and you will want a copy of your existing […]

German – Deutsch (de_DE)

Published on November 7th, 2008 by Andy Peatling

As this page is related to the German translation of BuddyPress the following is written in German. For English information about localization of BuddyPress, please go to Languages, Translations, i18n, l10n 1) Download Für die aktuelle BuddyPress 1.9.x Version, also ab 1.9 oder höher, Download: (inkl. informeller und formaler Version – “DU”- und “SIE”-Version) […]

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