If you use BuddyPress, check out the BuddyPress Default Data plugin which recently released a new (1.2) version. BPDD will create lots of users, messages, friends, connections, groups, topics, activity items, and profile data. This is very useful for testing, kind of like FakerPress but for BuddyPress.
I enjoyed this guest post by Arjun Bhattarai on the BuddyPress blog. Arjun is the founder and developer of StudentsNepal.com — the first and largest community website for students in Nepal with 9,700 registered members and 50,000 subscribers. It was built with WordPress, BuddyPress and bbPress.
BuddyPress 6.3.0 is out with some bug fixes, so make sure you are updated. According to the latest dev chat notes, we might see a 7.0 release in October. 🍂
If you’re a BuddyPress user, make sure you upgrade to the latest security release, which fixes a few cross-site request forgery (CSRF) issues. You might also want to check out the updated version of the WooCommerce BuddyPress Integration plugin from Themekraft. It looks nice, especially as it synchronizes WooCommerce data with existing BuddyPress profiles. Themekraft…
WordPress Multisite isn’t for everyone. So who uses it? How do they use it? Here’s what we heard when David Bisset asked those questions.
AppCommunity allows AppPresser customers to create a social mobile app for their WordPress website. AppCommunity users can post activity updates, photos, create friendships, send private messages, join groups, etc. It works with BuddyPress using the WP-API to sync your website with the app.
Boone Gorges has a really insightful post on becoming, “one of the suckers,” as Nacin so lovingly put it when it was announced he had full commit access to WordPress. Boone compares his years of efforts working on the smaller BuddyPress project versus his months of efforts on the larger WordPress project, and how those…