We’ll be doing some maintenance to BuddyPress.org this week, so don’t be alarmed if a few things aren’t working or go missing for a little while. We’ll try to make it as painless as possible, and we promise it will be worth it in the end.
During the day of Monday, April 4, we will be taking BuddyPress.org down to perform some routine maintenance. This will effect profiles.wordpress.org as well. We’re not doing anything fancy yet, just updating some of the inner workings to pave the way for future updates and enhancements.
We’re proud to announce that Boone Gorges and hnla have joined the BuddyPress Support team. Their knowledge of BuddyPress, site deployment, theme design and plugin development complements the existing team and will expand the range of topics we are able to help you with. Our support team, which also consists of Jeff Sayre, Paul Gibbs [...]
Over the past few weeks we’ve released 3 bug fix versions of BuddyPress; more than we’ve released for the entire beginning of the year. What I noticed is that when development was slow, so were our support forums and so was the general buzz about the project. Since we’ve started patching bugs and cranking out [...]
Just a quick update on the status of the Ning user import plugin mentioned in the previous post. Boone has now updated the plugin to support the transfer of both users and their custom profile data. If you’re looking for an easy way to import from Ning then this free plugin is a great choice. [...]
One of the great things about running your own website is that you get to set the course it will take. We’re aware of the upcoming changes that were announced today on the Ning developer site, and we wanted provide some useful resources to help existing Ning users looking to transition to a new platform. [...]
For those of you who spend a bit of time interacting in the BuddyPress community, Marshall (MrMaz) will need no introduction. Marshall is the developer of the BuddyPress Links plugin that adds rich media sharing to your BuddyPress install. If you’ve used it you’ll know it’s one of the most tightly integrated plugins available, interacting [...]
Last month saw the release of the very first BuddyPress book – “BuddyPress For Dummies“. The book was written by Lisa Sabin-Wilson who is a very active contributor within the BuddyPress community. She worked tirelessly to keep up with the rapid pace of development and the book is all the better for it. It’s a [...]
The release candidate version of BuddyPress 1.2 is now ready for download and testing (svn link). Thank you to those who have contributed so far, we’ve closed over 125 tickets since we released the beta last week. We’re almost there, but we still need your help with this final testing phase. We’re looking for testers [...]
As we start to prepare BuddyPress 1.2 there will be a fury of activity both in the support forums and in the development trac. To help keep up with these changes and make it easier for you to get involved, we’ve followed the success of the WordPress devs and started our own development blog. We’ll [...]