imath has been around for years contributing to BuddyPress core and creating excellent plugins. I had the chance to chat Mathieu in person at WordCamp London 2015. Recently he granted me some of his time to answer a few questions about his history in BuddyPress, his current experiments, and what Community Spotlight: imath, BuddyPress Core ContributorRead More …[....]
"Building an audience is already tricky, but establishing a true community is even harder. Setting up your blog, forum, or chat room is only the beginning. It's what you do after that will make all the difference. So in this guide, we'll look at nine “bricks” you can use to Brick by Brick – A guide for building your communityRead More …[....]
An in-depth review of the Boss, a Premium BuddyPress Theme created by BuddyBoss.
I think this is one of those small things that should be added to BuddyPress core, but the following snippet allows you to change the default Notification settings for new users. This snippet is taken directly from the BuddyDev blog. Buddydev is run by my friend Brajesh and his team Changing the default BuddyPress notifications settingsRead More …[....]
If you need high quality BuddyPress avatars that look amazing on retina devices and are also served through the blazing fast Jetpack Photon CDN, this is the trick for you. Requirements: - BuddyPress 1.5+ - Jetpack with Photon enabled Step 1: Change the default BuddyPress Avatar values Add the code High quality BuddyPress avatars with Jetpack Photon supportRead More …[....]
I found this quick little snippet on the BuddyBoss support forums, and thought i'd share it here. The snippet below will display an user @mention name directly below their avatar within a BBPress forum topic. Add the snippet below to bp-custom.php https://gist.github.com/BoweFrankema/82e400ecba4f97d87aa8 Props to BuddyBoss!
The following snippet adds a "My Purchases" page to a member profile. In order for this to work you need the following Easy Digital Downloads set up and configured BuddyPress 2+ Both plugins needs to be active and running on the same site (in case of Multisite) Add the following Add a Easy Digital Downloads “My Purchases” page to a BuddyPress Member profileRead More …[....]
It's often in the small things, and this post will give you two small but valuable tricks that make the lives of your community members a lot easier. Trick #1: Automatically check the "Remember me" box on your login form. Add the following snippet to bp-custom.php https://gist.github.com/BoweFrankema/ed84f99937961f27ad5d This quick snippet Two BuddyPress login tricks you should be using for your communityRead More …[....]
This is one of those super specific things 99% of you guys probably won't ever have to do. But it still might be useful for someone out there. If you are running a multilingual BuddyPress community where users can switch languages, the following snippet allows you to make your BuddyPress Translate default BuddyPress widgets (or any other widget!)Read More …[....]
I wanted to show the BuddyPress username of the currently logged in user in a regular WordPress page through a shortcode. Here is how you do it. Add the following code to BP-Custom.php https://gist.github.com/BoweFrankema/decdbae7ee4be82dbc1d Now you can use the shortcode in your post content like this: Hi there [cfc_bp_username]! Bonus A Simple BuddyPress Shortcode: Display the usernameRead More …[....]