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BuddyPress 1.9, “Sammy” was released last night, and for the first time in two years added a new component: notifications. Sarah Gooding has done a nice job on WP Tavern highlighting the various details of the release.
BuddyPress 2.3 has been released, and it’s called “Livio”, after the famous Tuscan restaurant. BuddyPress 2.3’s biggest feature is an attachments API that powers the new avatar interface. In the release post, Mathieu Viet calls the attachments API, “the long-awaited foundation for media-related BuddyPress components and features.” 2.3 includes a number of other features, but the…
BuddyPress 2.8.0 (“San Matteo”) has recently been completed and it includes some nice security tweaks and improvements: more helpful “Activate Pending Accounts” screen, better compatibility with the Twenty Seventeen theme, more hooks for Messages, accessibility upgrades, and more. Looks like a solid release.
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. 🍂
BuddyPress has a maintenance release (6.2.0) that will get you ready for WordPress 5.5 — it “is a recommended upgrade for all BuddyPress installations.” ☝️
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.