Using BuddyPress for Social Networks

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Plugin Review – Invite Anyone

Invite Anyone is a BuddyPress plugin that adds a widget allowing site members to invite friends to join the site via email. It also changes the behaviour of group invitations meaning group members can invite non-friends to join the group.

Plugin Review – Inline Image Upload for bbPress

Inline Image Upload for bbPress is a forum plugin that adds a visual editor tab to forum topics and replies, with the ability for the insert image button to also allow image upload.

Plugin Review – BuddyPress Xprofile Member Type and Member Type Generator

V 1.0.3

For this plugin review I’m going to review two plugins that work hand in hand to deliver one thing – user selectable members type at registration, with the ability to display a directory listing of the members of each type.

Plugin Review – BuddyPress Checkins

BuddyPress Checkins is a plugin that allows BuddyPress users to check in their location as part of an activity update.

Plugin Review – BP Registration Options

BP Registration Options is a simple plugin designed to do two things: It enables moderation of new BuddyPress users, and it turns a BuddyPress site into a private network.

Plugin Review – bbp Style Pack

bbp Style Pack is a huge styling plugin for bbPress and more besides. Using bbp Style Pack you can change the look and feel of just about any element of your bbPress forums, for example you can control the colours and font sizes of all elements of your forums listing page, you can do the same with each individual forum topics list page and you can control the same elements for the individual topic and reply page.

Plugin Review – BuddyPress Simple Events

BuddyPress Simple Events is a plugin that allows BuddyPress users to create events and for those events to be displayed in a sidebar widget so that others can be aware of forthcoming activities. The plugin integrates with the Google Geolocation API and attempts to display a map of the location where the event will be held alongside a description of the event, the date and time and also there is space to link to a URL if this is required.

Plugin Review – BuddyPress Xprofile Custom Fields Type

BuddyPress Xprofile Custom Fields Type is a BuddyPress plugin that adds a variety of field types to the BuddyPress Extended Profile.

Plugin Review – Match Me for BuddyPress

Match Me for BuddyPress allows site Admin to set up specific profile fields to be compared between site members, the plugin then displays the resulting match percentage in the members profile cover image area.

Plugin Review – BuddyPress Featured Members

BuddyPress Featured Members is a plugin that allow site admin to identify site members as featured, these members can then be displayed via a Members page filter, sidebar widget or shortcode.

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