BuddyPress Breaks One-Day Download Record with 2.2.1 Release

The 2015 BuddyPress Survey is out on the heels of the 2.2.1 maintenance release. Yesterday, the plugin broke its one-day download record with more than 10,000 downloads in 24 hours. The #BuddyPress 2.2.1 release (just) set our record one-day download record of ~10,107. — Paul Gibbs (@pgibbs) February 19, 2015 (more…)

BuddyPress 2.2 Spumoni Released, Featuring New Member Type API

BuddyPress 2.2 “Spumoni” was released today. The name pays tribute to L&B Spumoni Gardens, a 70 year old, family-owned pizza joint in Brooklyn, NY. This release is packed full of features that offer developers more flexibility in extending BuddyPress. New Member Type API BuddyPress 2.2 introduces a basic Member Type (more…)

Edit BuddyPress Activity Posts on the Front End

Earlier this week, the folks at BuddyBoss released BuddyPress Global Search, a new plugin that allows users to search through every BuddyPress component. The company’s founder, Michael Eisenwasser, was inspired to give back to the project by creating a string of free plugins that benefit the whole community. BuddyPress Edit (more…)

BuddyPress 2.2 Beta 1 Now Available for Testing

Over the weekend, BuddyPress project lead John James Jacoby announced that 2.2 beta 1 is ready for testing. The upcoming release has been in development since last September. Jacoby’s campaign for six months of BuddyPress, bbPress, and GlotPress development was fully funded in mid-December, allowing him to spend more time (more…)

BuddyPress 2.2 on Track to Provide a Basic Member Type API

BuddyPress 2.2 is under active development and contributors are close to having the basics of a new Member Type API on board for the upcoming release. The new API would allow developers to separate users into different types, a common request for many BuddyPress-powered communities. User types make it possible (more…)