Few days back BuddyPress community released new BuddyPress update (version 1.7). It comes packed with powerful compatibility with all WordPress themes like earlier it was introduced for bbPress2.0. Now it has become easy for all WordPress users to add functionality of social network without sacrificing the theme and layout of their WordPress site.
What’s New in 1.7
BuddyPress 1.7 is a major feature release with of bugfixes and a various new features. A few of its updated features are:
Compatible With Most WordPress Theme
This is the best feature. BuddyPress has been tested with many popular WordPress themes. Now you can use it with your favorite WP theme without digging inside code or installing any theme template pack.
Better Group Administration
Groups are a powerful way for members to get connected and interact of a single topic, cause etc. New BuddyPress update introduces a brand new group administration panel for managing members from the backend. Now BuddyPress admins can bulk-delete groups, edit group settings, and manage group membership from there itself.
There are many more features. View full changelog for 1.7 on the Codex or take a BuddyPress Test Drive.