BuddyPress for Beginners at MSP WordPress #7 Meeting

Tonight I had the pleasure of leading a discussion at MSP WordPress #7 about the magic that is BuddyPress.  Here is a summary of what we discussed:

Topics addressed at tonight’s MSP WordPress meeting:

  • Examples of BuddyPress (UnitedFrontMN.org)
  • TestBP.org
  • Profiles (Avatar, Friends)
  • Groups (Public, Private, Hidden)
    – Notifications
    – Avatar
    – Personal Info
    – Forums (How to install)
  • Activity
  • How to install BuddyPress
    – Install BuddyPress plugin
    – Activate BuddyPress theme
  • How to allow anyone to register: “Settings”–> “General”
  • How to enable multi-site