The first release candidate for BuddyPress 14.0.0 is now available!

“Release Candidate” means that we think the new version is ready for release, but with the many possible specific WordPress configurations, hundreds of BuddyPress plugins and Thousands of WordPress themes, it’s possible something was missed.

BuddyPress 14.0.0 is slated for release on July 12, 2024, and your help is needed to get there — if you haven’t tried 14.0.0 yet, doing it now is a great idea!

You can test the 14.0.0-RC pre-release in 5 ways :

A detailed changelog will be part of our official release note, but you can get a quick overview by reading the post about the 14.0.0 Beta1 release.

Plugin and Theme Developers

Please test your plugins and themes against BuddyPress 14.0.0. If you find compatibility problems, please be sure to post to this specific support topic so we can figure those out before the final release. We strongly advise you to have a look at the 14.0.0 developer notes to figure out what to focus on during your testing.

How you can help

Do you speak a language other than English? Help us translate BuddyPress into as many languages as possible! This release also marks the string freeze point of the 14.0.0 release schedule.

If you think you’ve found a bug, you can share it with us replying to this support topic or if you’re comfortable writing a reproducible bug report, file one on BuddyPress Trac.