BuddyPress 2.2 Will Add Support for Composer

BuddyPress lead developer Paul Gibbs committed support for Composer to BuddyPress core this week. Developers who want to check it out can find the json file at: trunk/src/composer.json. If you’re not yet familiar with Composer, it’s essentially a tool for dependency management in PHP. It is designed to manage packages (more…)

BuddyPress Feature Plugin Adds Rich Text Fields to Profiles

Earlier this year, BuddyPress contributors announced that the project would be adopting the features-as-plugins model to help speed up future development. This is the same development model that has been working well for WordPress core, helping four major features land in the 3.8 release. The BuddyPress Media Component and Attachment (more…)

BuddyPress 2.1 Patsy Released

BuddyPress 2.1 “Patsy” is fresh out of the oven, named for a coal-oven pizzeria in East Harlem, NYC. Patsy’s is famous for its traditional New York style thin crust pizza and claims to have originated the practice of selling pizza by the slice. New @mentions Interface The name is fitting, (more…)

BuddyPress 2.1 Beta 1 Now Available for Testing

BuddyPress 2.1 is right around the corner with Beta 1 landing in the hands of eager testers today. The upcoming release includes several improvements that make BuddyPress easier to use, more secure, and faster than ever. BP 2.1 is set to introduce a totally revamped @mentions interface with built-in auto-suggestion (more…)