Whenever someone registers on your BuddyPress site you can automatically send a welcome message, friend request, group invitation and also you can redirect to a custom page using Welcome Pack plugin for BuddyPress. You can do a lot more, go through this tutorial.
Install and activate it then visit your admin area Dashboard -> Settings -> Welcome Pack
It gives you following features and every feature has an on/off option:
- Customise the emails sent by BuddyPress, either in plain text or rich HTML versions. To change the emails, visit the Dashboard -> Emails page.
- Invite the new user to become friends with certain members. It’s a great way of teaching people how the friend acceptance process works on your site, and how they can use friendships to filter activity streams.
- Ask the new user if they’d like to join a group. You could use this to invite all new users on your site to join a support group, to keep all of your frequently asked questions in the same place.
- When the new user logs into your site for the very first time, use Start Page to redirect them anywhere you’d like. This complements the Welcome Message fantastically; create a page or blog post which showcases the features of your site.
- Send the newly-registered user a private message; use this to welcome people to your site and help them get started.
Usage: Turning each feature on will add a new tab on Welcome Pack’s settings page and from there you can control all its features.
You can select new members to become friends with certain members automatically:
You can set groups where newly registered members get joined automatically:
You can set the welcome page URL where a new members get redirected on first time login:
You can set the private message and sender’s name for newly registered members:
If you need more support or you find some bug then click Get Support tab on the plugin’s page itself and contact its developers easily:
You can manage all BuddyPress (auto send) Email messages from Dashboard ->Emails menu:
You can create new Email messages (also in rich HTML) with attributes: