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Is this a plugin?

  • Avatar of MegaToon Tv
    MegaToon Tv
    Participant

    @mardie

    Hi,

    Im new to buddypress. And I only see a very brief installation guide which is “add plugin & install”..

    I have a wordpress site and i need to install buddypress on another folder or im hoping there’s just an option to just choose which page the buddypress would appear. Anyway i want my buddy press to appear something like:

    mywebsite.com/buddypress_folder

    So, I need to install another wordpress in /buddypress_folder ?

    thanks

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  • Avatar of Peter Anselmo
    Peter Anselmo
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    @peteranselmo

    Basically, Yes. Buddypress is plugin for an existing WordPress install. You can’t just install it by itself in a sub-folder. Also, Buddypress is not like a “blog posts” page that you can assign somewhere on your site. You can’t fit it into a couple pages. It’s an entire social networking platform. It will add groups, profiles, messaging, activity, and more to your site.

    Avatar of @modemlooper
    @modemlooper
    Moderator

    @modemlooper

    It installs like a plugin but will take over your site theme as you need to active the BP theme to get the functionality. If you want to use your own theme please read this.

    http://codex.buddypress.org/how-to-guides/wordpress-to-buddypress-theme/

    Avatar of Andrea Rennick
    Andrea Rennick
    Participant

    @andrea_r

    If you install BP on your main domain, you’ll get by default yoursite.com/members/ for things like the members page.

    Poke around testbp.org & see how it’s laid out.

    Avatar of MegaToon Tv
    MegaToon Tv
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    @mardie

    ok thanks guys, I understand it now.

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