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BuddyPress 1.6 Beta 2

Published on July 5th, 2012 by Boone Gorges

BuddyPress 1.6 Beta 2 is now available for download. BP 1.6 is just around the corner, and you can help us get there sooner by testing the latest beta version today! The shiniest new features in BuddyPress 1.6 are: the new Activity Management panels in the Dashboard; Akismet integration for the Activity stream; improved SEO […]

BuddyPress 1.6 Beta 1

Published on June 19th, 2012 by Paul Gibbs

BuddyPress 1.6 Beta 1 is now available. Download BuddyPress 1.6 Beta 1 (zip) from, or check out the milestone on Trac. Beta time means that we think 1.6 is almost ready to be released. But first, we’d like some feedback from BuddyPress plugin authors, theme designers, or those who manage BuddyPress sites. Now is your chance […]

One Million and Counting

Published on April 23rd, 2012 by Boone Gorges

Today, BuddyPress saw its one millionth download! Many thanks to the thousands (and thousands!) of contributors, developers, site admins, and users who have made BuddyPress thrive. The ongoing popularity of BuddyPress is a direct result of the vibrant and growing BuddyPress community – we couldn’t have done it without you. Here’s to the next million!

BuddyPress 1.5.5

Published on March 27th, 2012 by Paul Gibbs

Available immediately is BuddyPress 1.5.5. This maintenance release fixes 14 issues with BuddyPress, including a potential security vulnerability that affected earlier releases in the 1.5.x series. Thanks to Ivan Terkin for responsibly disclosing the bug to our security team. Download BuddyPress 1.5.5 from WordPress Extend or

BuddyPress 1.5.4

Published on February 11th, 2012 by John James Jacoby

Available immediately is BuddyPress 1.5.4. This is a bug fix release that will prevent your members from inviting friends to groups they are already members of (say that three times fast.) It is a recommended update for all existing BuddyPress 1.5 and WordPress 3.3 installations. Download BuddyPress 1.5.4 from WordPress Extend or


Published on January 10th, 2012 by Boone Gorges

Earlier today, we released BuddyPress 1.5.3, with a number of fixes related to WordPress 3.3+. Shortly after release, a number of users let us know that one of these fixes – related to users changing their passwords – had uncovered a more serious bug with the way settings are saved. BuddyPress, available immediately, fixes […] Refresh

Published on December 22nd, 2011 by John James Jacoby

Today we’re exited to unveil a refresh to the site. It’s something we’ve been tinkering with for a while, and we think you’ll like some of the improvements we’ve made: Activity updates are turned off Over the course of using the previous design, there was always confusion whether to use the Support Forums or […]

BuddyPress 1.5.1

Published on October 13th, 2011 by Boone Gorges

Come and get it! BuddyPress 1.5.1 is now available. This release fixes over 25 issues that have popped up since BuddyPress 1.5 “Lombardi” was rolled out in September. BP 1.5.1 is a recommended upgrade for all sites currently running BuddyPress 1.5. Haven’t upgraded to BP 1.5 yet? Be sure to check out our 1.5 upgrade […]

BuddyPress 1.5 now available!

Published on September 21st, 2011 by John James Jacoby

BuddyPress 1.5 “Lombardi” is here! Version 1.5 is a major feature release for BuddyPress, encompassing hundreds of bug fixes, enhancements, and all-new features. BuddyPress 1.5 comes with a completely reworked Default theme, a brand-new installation and update wizard, integration with the WordPress navigation menus and Admin Bar, a rewritten interface for managing profile fields, and […]

BuddyPress 1.5 Release Candidate 1 (and BuddyPress 1.2.10!)

Published on September 11th, 2011 by Boone Gorges

Over the past few weeks, we’ve released three – count ‘em, three! – beta versions of BuddyPress 1.5. During that time, we’ve gotten some great feedback, and some great patches, from our user and developer community. With a clear mind (and a clear milestone), today we are releasing the BuddyPress 1.5 Release Candidate. The “release […]