Tag Archives: BuddyPress

BuddyPress is an open source social networking software package owned by Automattic since 2008. It is a plugin that can be installed on WordPress to transform it into a social network platform.

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Welcome r-a-y to the BuddyPress Core Team!

Boone, Paul, and I, are excited to announce we’ve promoted r-a-y to be the newest member of the BuddyPress Core team! r-a-y has been involved with BuddyPress since the early days, and has been one of our strongest forum moderators since the very beginning. He’s been diligently iterating on his core patches and contributions, so […]

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BuddyCamp Promotional Video

In the video above, Cyri Jones talks about BuddyCamp Vancouver and does a quick summary of how he’s used BuddyPress at BCIT Burnaby. We were blown away at how well done this video was; it’s a great success story, and does a great job at explaining in simple terms why you might want to use […]

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Re-Thinking College Admissions With BuddyPress

This post was written by James Davidson, a member of the BuddyPress community and Digital Strategy VP at 7Summits Agency in Milwaukee, WI. In the spring of 2011, Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) approached 7Summits for some assistance with the University’s social media efforts. Like most of introductory meetings, we didn’t know what to expect; […]

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Year in Review – 2012

BuddyPress.org BuddyPress.org went through another serious clean-up effort in 2012. It now runs a minimal set of plugins, with an emphasis on supporting the project proper. BuddyPress.org’s group forums were retired. They were a fun experiment, but largely confusing to users and a moderation nightmare for site staffers. BuddyPress.org also experienced another redesign, taking much […]

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An online community for educators built with BuddyPress

This post is by Jay Collier of The Compass LLC. Jay has been a consultant to the Maine Department of Education for the past 2 years, during which time, he proposed, built, and is continuously improving MaineLearning.net, a professional collaboration community and learning resource directory for Maine educators. MaineLearning.net is built on WordPress and BuddyPress, […]

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Announcing BuddyCamp Miami 2013

We’re super-excited to share with you news about the first American (and second ever) BuddyPress conference; BuddyCamp Miami! Tickets are limited, so get one today. BuddyCamp is a mini-conference before WordCamp Miami. It’s happening on April 5th at the University of Miami, Life Science & Technology Park. As you can guess from the name, BuddyCamp […]

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BuddyPress 1.7 Beta 2

Tuesday’s getting even more terrific as we announce the second beta of BuddyPress 1.7! Building on a solid first beta, beta 2 has a number of bug fixes and improvements, mainly around the theme compatibility and admin screens. For those of you interested in a changelog between beta 1 and 2, check out this report in […]

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How To – Make Your WordPress Theme Compatible With BuddyPress

Download a copy of the BuddyPress Template Compatability Pack Here Add support for BuddyPress to your existing WordPress theme. This plugin will guide you through the process step by step. Once you are finished, your existing WordPress theme will be able to manage and display all BuddyPress pages and content. The process is completely reversible […]

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Announcing BuddyPress Vancouver 2012

If you’ve ever attended a WordCamp, you know how valuable – and fun – it can be to spend a day or two learning from like-minded WordPress users. Now, for the first time, fans of BuddyPress have an event all their own. BuddyCamp Vancouver 2012, the very first gathering of its type dedicated to BuddyPress, […]