BuddyPress

bbPress 2.6 Beta 3 Likely as Team Focuses on Solid Data Migration Path

For the past few months, users have been testing bbPress 2.6 Beta 2. bbPress 2.6 will be the first major version update since 2014 and will include the following features: Per-forum moderators Improved favorites and subscriptions management Improved BuddyPress integration Performance improvements User experience improvements to meta-boxes and admin-area tools Tighter (more…)

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One of the first things I recommend users do after installing WordPress is to either close user registration or install a plugin that protects the site against spam registrations. A friend of mine recently started a new WordPress site that has BuddyPress installed. After two weeks, I chipped in to (more…)

bbPress 2.5.11 Adds WordPress 4.7 Compatibility

The bbPress development team has released 2.5.11 to add support for a technical change in WordPress 4.7. Users are highly encouraged to update to bbPress 2.5.11 before updating to WordPress 4.7. In 4.7, the loading order for the current user in the function stack was changed to accommodate user locale (more…)

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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week, including a big move for VersionPress as it transitions into an open source project. We provide an update on the development status of bbPress and BuddyPress. We also share details of a critical security (more…)

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In this episode, Marcus Couch and I discuss the last two weeks of WordPress news. We go in-depth on what’s coming in WordPress 4.4 and I share a story of how upgrading WP Tavern to WordPress 4.4 beta 4 generated a white screen of death. We cover what’s new in (more…)

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In this week’s episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week including, Envato’s new item support policy, Twenty Sixteen available on GitHub, and BuddyPress 2.3.3. We also discuss Stream 3 which returns to hosting activity logs on the local server. We end the show (more…)