A robust, sophisticated and modern social plugin which allows its users to registered members to create profiles, have private conversations, make connections, create & interact with groups, and much more. Truly a social network in a box, BuddyPress helps you more easily build a home for your company, school, sports team, or other niche community. It is uncomplicated, easy to use and moreover an extensible tool. It is basically a content management system and provides multiple features to its users. Free and premium themes can be used for BuddyPress but anyone can also design a custom theme according to their taste or interest.
How to plug BuddyPress in?
After purchasing a domain name and installing WordPress, the BuddyPress plugin can be downloaded from the link \”https://buddypress.org\” can be easily added to the site to enhance the extensivity and performance. In your site administration section, go into “Plugins”, click “Add New”, search “BuddyPress”, and follow the steps to install. The next step to move forward is to add a suitable theme and after that, the customization and design are needed simply.
Activating BuddyPress Components
Click on the button \”Set Up Components\” in the welcome screen or go to Settings > BuddyPress and select the Components tab.
The plenty of options can be adjusted according to one\’s need and can be added to them at a later date if the user decides to extend community’s scope.
Installing a Theme
To add a theme Go to Appearance > Themes and click the Add New button. Type spacious into the search box to see the theme displayed as the following image can help you understanding with this. Followed by the Activate link, click the install button to install and activate the theme.