18 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

WordPress Gamification: 10 Achievements and Rewards Plugins

Building a long-lasting community takes a lot of effort. You are going to need high quality and engaging content to keep your site going strong. By using gamification techniques, you can increase your posts’ chances of getting more attention from your visitors…

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25 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Build a Facebook-Style Members-Only WordPress-BuddyPress Site

I often read about folks wanting to lockdown their WordPress-Buddypress site, and make it so that content is accessible to logged-in members only. Even more, many want to know how to redirect site visitors to a landing page like Facebook – with login and registration…

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16 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Tweak BuddyPress with the New Extended Settings Plugin

The new BuddyPress Extended Settings plugin is very useful for admins who don’t want to have to add a bunch of plugins and code snippets for certain small community-related tweaks. It adds a new tab to the BuddyPress menu that includes an easy way to put profiles on the root…

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07 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Top 3 Ways to Build a Social Network with WordPress

Not all social networks are created the same. If you’ve settled on WordPress as your CMS and want to build a social network or add community features to an existing site, you actually have a decent selection of options for making your…

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10 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Run Your Company Intranet With WordPress and BuddyPress

Thought WordPress and BuddyPress were just for the public environment? Companies have discovered BuddyPress and how to maintain employee communities…

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13 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Getting Started With BuddyPress

We’ve all worked hard to establish that WordPress is a great content management solution, but what about it’s social networking aspect? Today, I want to walk you through the basics of using BuddyPress, a social networking…

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16 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

BuddyPress The Ultimate Starting Resource for Beginners

If you’re just getting started with BuddyPress, you probably have a lot of questions. The good news is that there are dozens of excellent resources out there – you just have to know where to look. I’ve prepared this guide that will hopefully help to answer your questions and put you in touch with the resources you need to build your very own open source social network with BuddyPress…

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16 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Canvas BuddyPress: Making a New Friend

In all 3 years of WooThemes’ existence, there’s one “feature request” that has truly stood the test of time: BuddyPress integration. Ever since BuddyPress’ first release, we’ve been …

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27 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add a Custom Background Image to BuddyPress Avatars

Let’s do something fun with BuddyPress! We had someone on Twitter request a tutorial on how to give BuddyPress avatars a custom background, specifically a Polaroid image, so that’s what we’re going to use as an example today. The only thing you’ll need to do for this tutorial is edit the CSS of your child …

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24 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

The upcoming BuddiPhone plugin will put your BuddyPress site onto iOS devices

The creators of the BuddyPress Mobile theme are prepping to release BuddiPhone, a plugin that will, for your BuddyPress site, provide a specially formatted view just for iPhones. iPhones? You know, iPhones, those things that somewhere between one and everyone…

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14 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Block Spam on WordPress, Multisite and BuddyPress Using Math Questions

If your WordPress site doesn’t have protection from spam, then I guarantee you that you’re spending too much time sifting through spam comments and deleting spam registration accounts from your site. Spam is a common problem for WordPress sites, because bots have been trained to find vulnerable sites running on WordPress. Block by Math Reloaded …

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