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Plugin Review LH Private BuddyPress

LH Private BuddyPress is a simple, single mission plugin with no settings to change, you install and activate it and it immediately turns your BuddyPress site into a private network in so much as once it is active then any attempt by a non logged in user to access any of the BuddyPress pages will be redirected to the login page.

Plugin Review – Buddy Notification Bell

Buddy Notification bell is a BuddyPress plugin that adds a notification marker onto a page based on a shortcode, whenever the user gets a notification and is viewing a page with the shortcode loaded then the notification bell will sound and they will be able to click on the bell in order to view the notification.

Plugin Review – BuddyPress Global Search

BuddyPress Global Search is a plugin that can create a unified search facility for your entire BuddyPress site, adding all the BuddyPress components into the search if desired. It extends the functionality of the existing site search.

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.

Plugin Review – BuddyPress Edit Activity

BuddyPress Edit Activity is a plugin that allows users to edit their activity updates. The plugin can be set to only allow site admin to edit activity and also you can set a timeout to limit how long after posting an update can be edited.

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 – BP Block Users

BP Block Users allows BuddyPress site admin to block users from accessing the site, either temporarily or permanently.

Adding Events to your BuddyPress site with Events Manager

Events Manager is a rich featured Events plugin for WordPress/BuddyPress. Truth be told it is probably overkill for many BuddyPress sites however it does offer good integration with BuddyPress and it’s diverse range of options mean that it should be the only Events Manager you will ever need.

Plugin Review – BuddyPress Docs

BuddyPress Docs adds collaborative documents to BuddyPress. This means that a person can create a document that can be edited by multiple people.

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