BuddyPress Newsletter #27 — mainly BuddyPress news, and a new theme — Besocial!

The 27th issue was planned to be sent yesterday, but some circumstances prevented me from doing that on Monday, so let’s do this today, and the newsletter will contain news and my findings as of today as well.
Slava Abakumov

Official News

2016 BuddyPress Survey Results

buddypress.org

This report presents the results from the 2016 BuddyPress Survey held from November 1 through December 31, 2016. Three hundred and two (302) respondents from 61 countries completed the survey and provided valuable and interesting feedback.

BP 2.9 Kick-Off Meeting — March 22, 2017

bpdevel.wordpress.com

bp-nouveau Template Pack, BP REST API, BuddyPress.org Redesign and some other topics were discussed.

#6014 — Include BP Edit Group Slug into the core

buddypress.trac.wordpress.org

A great work is in process of including the BP Edit Group Slug plugin into the core. Seems to be shipped with BuddyPress 2.9!

Useful Articles and How-to’s

Set default landing tab for BuddyPress Activity directory

buddydev.com

If you are interested in changing the default landing tab for BuddyPress Activity directory, then you can do it easily. The code is easy to understand and use.

How to Customize BuddyPress Activities Stream — CSS Tutorial

www.youtube.com

This intro video shows you, how using the browser developer tools you can modify the look of a page using CSS only. In case you don’t know where to start and what to learn a bit — this might be useful.

Beginners Guide to BuddyPress and bbPress for WordPress

www.wpexplorer.com 
 An easy beginners guide to BuddyPress and bbPress. This article discusses the features of these two plugins that allow communities and forums in WordPress.

Themes

Besocial — BuddyPress Social Network & Community Theme

themeforest.net

(a) BuddyPress & bbPress pages are designed with care. Besocial integrates seamlessly with all BuddyPress features: extended profiles, friends connections, private messaging, activity streams, notifications, groups etc.

Plugins

Buddypress list filter search members data

BuddyPress Users Data — Users Insights — usersinsights.com 
 Analyze your BuddyPress users data and better understand how your users interact with your BuddyPress social network.

That’s all for now

Some links in this email may be affiliate to cut costs on managing the newsletter. They are marked as (a). I never put links to sources I do not personally like in one way or another.

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