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Getting Started

Published on October 3rd, 2013 by Hugo Ashmore

Welcome to BuddyPress! This section will help you set up your new BuddyPress-powered site as Super/Site Administrator: installing and configuring your settings to managing users, groups, activity streams and other BuddyPress components. It will also provide a guide for your users if you enable specific components. To run BuddyPress, following are some guidelines. To run […]

BuddyPress Components and Features

Published on May 17th, 2013 by @mercime

BuddyPress is a powerful plugin that takes your WordPress.org powered site beyond the blog with social-network features like user profiles, member types, activity streams, user groups, group types, and more. You could set up a community site for your university, an intranet for your company, a public/private network for your special interest groups, and many […]

Activity Streams

Published on May 7th, 2013 by @mercime

Activity streams aggregate all of your activities across a BuddyPress installation. Enabled BuddyPress components make use of the activity stream component, which means any sort of activity can be recorded. Blogs posts, new friendships and blog comments are among the most popular activities recorded. Furthermore, custom components can also hook into the activity streams, meaning […]

BuddyPress Widgets

Published on May 7th, 2013 by @mercime

BuddyPress provides widgets which you can add to any of your theme’s widget areas. To activate these, go to dashboard menu Appearance > Widgets. (BuddyPress) Friends (BuddyPress) Groups (BuddyPress) Log In (BuddyPress) Members (BuddyPress) Recently Active Members (BuddyPress) Sitewide Notices (BuddyPress) Who’s Online (BuddyPress) Recent Networkwide Posts – Multisite Installations only (BuddyPress) Friends A dynamic […]

Configure BuddyPress

Published on April 10th, 2013 by @mercime

After activating BuddyPress, you will be automatically redirected to the BuddyPress Welcome Screen if this is the first time you’ve activated BuddyPress or if you’ve just upgraded BuddyPress. After taking some time to check out the new features added to the plugin, go to wp-admin menu Settings > BuddyPress > Components to begin configuring your […]

Installing Group and Sitewide Forums

Published on January 3rd, 2013 by @mercime

For New Installations: The following is a step-by-step guide for installing the Group and/or Sitewide Forums  for the latest BuddyPress and bbPress plugins. Forums Setup Forums in BuddyPress make use of the bbPress software to function and we made it easy for you to install from the wp-admin backend with a few clicks. Depending on […]

BP_ENABLE_MULTIBLOG

Published on February 19th, 2012 by Boone Gorges

This page is incomplete or needs checking and verifying or updating. BP_ENABLE_MULTIBLOG is a BuddyPress constant that, when defined as true, allows your BuddyPress content to be displayed on any site in your WordPress Multisite network. By default, BP_ENABLE_MULTIBLOG is disabled. Description On a normal BuddyPress installation (with BP_ENABLE_MULTIBLOG disabled), BuddyPress content – groups, profiles, […]

Installation

Published on September 24th, 2009 by Andy Peatling

Before installing BuddyPress, please make sure that you’ve checked the minimum server requirements and WordPress version compatibility. Automated Installation Download and install WordPress. Head to your “Plugins → Add New” menu in wp-admin. Search and install ‘BuddyPress’. Make sure you have pretty permalinks enabled on your WordPress install. Activate BuddyPress. You will be redirected to […]

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