We have noticed various BuddyPress site owners discussing on how they can change the term ‘Avatar’ with ‘Profile Photo’ because it is more unanimous.
Now no worries, BuddyPress 2.1 Beta 1 update is out for testing and “Avatar” has been renamed to “Profile Photo”.
Term ‘Avatar’ Is Now ‘Profile Photo’:
John James Jacoby, the core BuddyPress developer writes that BuddyPress 2.1 is going to be their best version yet, and it is on track for their an almost-on-time release in just a few short weeks. You can check out its beta version here.
@ Mentions Dropsdown Suggestions Panel:
It is coming up with even more useful features like now @mentions interface works just like Facebook & Google+.
Yes, now simply type an @ when posting an status update or while and it will dropdown new suggestions panel for you to select usernames which you like to mention.
Password Strength Meter On Registration Screens:
Now it has a password strength meter which lets your users to set more secure passwords from the registration page or from their user settings page.
Tons Of Under-the-Hood Tweaks & More Features Like:
- Better theme compatibility
- New “URL” XProfile field type
- Continued performance enhancements, particularly on the Members and Groups directories.
- Higher quality translations (automatically fetched by WordPress), courtesy of our translation volunteers; thanks!