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BuddyPress in Your Language

Published on April 25th, 2014 by OC2PS

Like WordPress, BuddyPress has the built in capability to be used in any language. The instructions below assume you have already configured WordPress in Your Language and Installing WordPress in Your Language. Like WordPress, you don’t have to lift a finger to apply BuddyPress translations or translation updates. Most sites are now able to automatically […]

Mark as Spam Admin Screen

Published on April 16th, 2014 by @mercime

Site Administrators on non-Multisite installations can now perform spam actions from Dashboard > Users > All Users just like Super Administrators of Multisite installations have been able to do.

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: […]


Published on April 16th, 2014 by Bowe

The notifications component was added to BuddyPress 1.9 and works identically to the previous core notifications functionality, but now separates everything into it’s own component. This page will give you a quick overview of it’s functionality. Functionality Overview Notifications are a central aspect of the user experience on a BuddyPress site. By default new notifications are displayed […]

Manage User Signups

Published on April 16th, 2014 by @mercime

We are currently working on a documentation reboot, here’s the new home of the best accurate docs (WIP). You’re very welcome to contribute to it. Updated documentation for this section is available here. There are times when prospective members cannot log in after trying to activate their accounts. BuddyPress has got you covered with a […]

Edit User Profiles Admin Screen

Published on April 16th, 2014 by @mercime

BuddyPress added an “Extended Profile” tab into the Dashboard > Users interface. Just hover over the member’s username and click on the Extended Profiles link to get the xProfiles Admin Screen.

Installing BuddyPress in a symlinked environment

Published on February 26th, 2014 by Boone Gorges

If you use symbolic links (symlinks) for your WordPress plugin environment, you may need to do some additional configuration to ensure that BuddyPress assets are loaded correctly. If you find that CSS and Javascript assets are not being loaded correctly (the <link> tags are in the page source, but the paths are incorrect), try putting […]

WordPress Blogs

Published on December 11th, 2013 by Ben Hansen

Some of the most powerful features of BuddyPress relate to how it enhances your multisite network. Creating a network allows your members to start their own full-powered public or private WordPress blogs. Members can track new posts and comments from public blogs across the network of sites as they are posted in the sitewide activity […]

BP Theme Compatibility and the WordPress Default Themes

Published on December 5th, 2013 by @mercime

BuddyPress is compatible with all of the WordPress Default Themes. This section will provide you with step-by-step tutorials to make all your BuddyPress pages conform with the layout you want using child themes.

Twenty Twelve Theme

Published on December 5th, 2013 by @mercime

A. One column Layout 1. Create a child theme of the Twenty Twelve theme. 2. Create a new file in your new child theme folder and name it buddypress.php. 3. Copy over the content of Twenty Twelve’s full-width.php file into the new buddypress.php file. 4. The buddypress class is generated in the body tag automatically […]

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