This quick tip comes in quite handy for those who are having issues with setting up BuddyPress 1.6+ and the BBPress 2 Forums. The Commons in a Box plugin is meant to make setting up your BuddyPress powered social network a snap. The plugin contains some code written by BuddyPress core developers Boone and R-A-Y→
Lately I’ve had a couple of people ask me if it was possible to show the most recent topics on the forum homepage of their BBPress Forums. This is quite easy by adding the following snippet to functions.php of your active (child) theme. You can see this in action on our PressCrew Community Forums. Enjoy!
Usually BP-Tricks is dedicated to bringing you tips and tricks related to BuddyPress but today we’re going to do something different. We’ll give you a quick tour of our latest Premium BuddyPress Theme called Balance! (Spoiler Alert: it’s the theme that is powering BP-Tricks right now) Completely Responsive design for your BuddyPress Community! Balance has→
I think it’s safe to say that the Groups Component in BuddyPress is the most powerful component within BuddyPress. There are countless plugins available that extend the groups component, and I use Groups for pretty much every BuddyPress project I do. What has been missing though, is a flexible and powerful solution for BuddyPress site→
Today I received a question on Twitter from @Calzo: [tweet https://twitter.com/#!/calzo/status/167981462283501568] I’d thought I’d share the solution with everyone, in case someone else would like to know! We’ll be using some simple CSS to quickly hide any profile or members tabs we don’t need. “Why would you do this?” I hear you ask. Well if→
Creating a good looking email template does wonders for the feel of your BuddyPress network, we’ll show you how to create a custom one!
One of the things that I really love about the new Twitter app for Mac and Facebook is the auto-complete function when you’re mentioning someone. This allows you to quickly notify a user that you’d like to have involved in the conversation. BuddyPress has had this functionality since BP 1.2 but sadly until now it→
Making the right decisions when setting up your BuddyPress community can be a daunting task. This tricks gives you few pointers
When something happens within your BuddyPress Community, you usually want others to respond to this activity. That’s the whole core concept of Social networking. By default BuddyPress adds a “Reply” and “Favorite” button to activity stream items, and while this is cool, for some entries you would like the user to go somewhere. This simple→
Editors note: This plugin is updated for BuddyPress 1.7 and many new features were added. Check it out! A while back I thought about ways to make BuddyPress integrate with the regular posts and pages within WordPress better. I had no idea to properly display BuddyPress information in posts, sidebar or templates. So I came→