BuddyPress developers will be interested in this BuddyPress User Profile Completion plugin that allows admins to decide what a complete profile means and then enforce it for all users.
Renato Alves shared on Twitter that the BuddyPress team has added basic support for the Groups component to the BuddyPress GraphQL schema, which is available on GitHub. Now it has “all the goodies” you need “to get groups, or a group, delete/update/create, pagination, and permissions.”
BuddyPress 1.8 has officially shipped with the codename, “Di Fara”. BuddyPress has a much smaller user base than the main WordPress project, but they are passionate users and developers. The newest release continues the trend of reducing barriers between WordPress and BuddyPress, which is very helpful for more users to get involved with and use…
BuddyPress will soon hit a major milestone — version 3.0, with Beta 2 recently released. I am particularly excited about its new template framework, which makes it easier for developers to create new template packs.
In reaction to as-yet-unpublicized details about the abuse of active install data in the WordPress.org plugin repository, the charts displaying that data have been removed from plugin pages in a move expected to be temporary. Important (and some familiar) questions are emerging as this story unfolds: how to balance the values of openness, security, and privacy as well as cooperation and competition at WordPress.org — still the central hub for WordPress plugin businesses.
MeetWP is launching in a few short days. MeetWP is an online WordPress Meetup with WordCamp/Meetup style presentations presented like a podcast. The site will include a chat and other features for social interactions. The first guest will be BuddyPress lead dev and Automattician John James Jacoby.
Today you have an opportunity to help people that are using WordPress to help others. I hope you’ll read this fully and consider helping. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a fatal genetic disease that has devastating effects on the lungs especially. Over many decades, treatment of Cystic fibrosis has drastically improved so that many CF patients…