By default BuddyPress menus such as personal activity, notifications, profile, settings and messages are automatically added to WordPress admin bar.
But now there is no need to stick with WordPress admin tool bar on frontend just because it shows BuddyPress networking menus. Because now you can easily add BuddyPress’s personal and account menu items to any menu location using built-in WordPress navigation settings.
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Now you can add ‘What’s Hot’ tab on activity streams of your BuddyPress based social networking website showing you trending activity stream updates on the basis of received comments and ordered by recency of comments and posts made.
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You can allows your BuddyPress site members to turn their avatars i.e. profile pictures private, keeping them only visible to friend connections and not other members and guests on your BuddyPress social networking website.
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Just like Facebook, now you can display mutual friends to your BuddyPress website members in one click easy setup.
Mutual friends are the people who are registered on your BuddyPress website and are friends between your and the other person whose profile you’re viewing.
For instance, if you’re friends with A and B is friends with A, then A will be shown as a mutual friend when you’re viewing B’s p rofile.
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You can add a recommendation engine to enable voting, helpful or like-unlike feature on your WordPress or BuddyPress powered website. This will add voting options for pages, posts, custom post types, comments in WordPress.
For BuddyPress it enables same options for activity streams, groups, member profiles. Is also compatible with WooCommerce products, bbPress topics, posts and much more.
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Google reCAPTCHA allows website owners to block spam registrations and postings etc. You can easily configure it to use on your BuddyPress networking website.
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You can now allow your BuddyPress community website members to compliment each other. New BuddyPress Compliments plugin provides a smart way for BuddyPress members to interact with each other using compliments.
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By default BuddyPress and WordPress accepts all password types, no matter how much secure they are. Although it displays the strength of chosen password but it doesn’t forces any users to create a strong password.
In this lesson you will learn about forcing new users on your BuddyPress site to choose at least a medium strength password during registration.
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Now you can add a special search box for searching BuddyPress site components along with pages, posts and other custom post types (optional) of your choice. In this lesson you will learn how to create an all in one unified search bar with a live dropdown of results and suggestions in your BuddyPress site.
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Now you can easily enable your BuddyPress site members to mute their friends in order to shed unwanted activity items from their activity streams.
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Now you can allow your BuddyPress site users to rate profile of other registered members on your website. They can easily rate each other’s profile and can view the average rating of each member profile on your BuddyPress based social networking website.
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By default BuddyPress shows you notifications on top admin bar. In this lesson we will be showing how to notify your website members about new private messages using notification text: “You have a new message.”
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BuddyPress Activity Plus is a popular BuddyPress plugin that allows members to share videos, phones and links on their activity stream. The plugin works good but earlier there were problems regarding its small photo embed size on activity stream.
But now no worries, the latest version of this plugin allows you to set a custom thumbnail image size which is shown when a user posts any photo or video file on BuddyPress activity stream.
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Not everyone has a Gravatar account and not every user uploads avatar on your BuddyPress community website.
In this lesson you will learn how to say good bye to mystery man and automatically use first alphabet of user’s name as profile picture in your BuddyPress powered WordPress site or regular WordPress site.
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In this lesson you will learn how to create and save avatars locally on your BuddyPress site, get rid from generic WordPress avatars and avoid calls to Gravatar for displaying user avatars.
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Just like Facebook and Twitter you can bring the profile block feature in your BuddyPress site too. This way you can allow your BuddyPress users to block other members from contacting them or viewing their profile.
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Just like Facebook, Google+ and now Twitter you can allow your BuddyPress site members to use profile page covers/banners on their profile pages.
In this lesson we will show you how you can easily enable this awesome feature in your BuddyPress community website.
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In this lesson we will show you how you can create some custom profile fields and keep them completely hidden on your BuddyPress powered WordPress site. The fields can only be viewed and managed by your website administrators.
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In this lesson we will show you how you can enable editing on status updates and other activity stream updates on your BuddyPress powered WordPress site.
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You can disallow either all or selected user roles from accessing your WordPress site’s admin area dashboard. Great for BuddyPress powered social networking sites where most of the users are subscribers.
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By default BuddyPress sends no notification for favorite activities. But now you can auto send notifications whenever any member clicks ‘Favorite’ button on any activity update on your BuddyPress networking site.
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