In the very early releases of BuddyPress, most actions that involved entering information were done in the WordPress admin area. With blogging this works really well, you want to focus on writing and there is no need for you to be dazzled by jazzy graphics during that process. With social networking the story is a […]
If you’re reading this post in a feed reader, it’s time to head on over to BuddyPress.org and take a look at our shiny new look. This site has been built from the ground up using WordPress and BuddyPress and now also acts as a complete developer network. We’ve got a new plugin repository, theme […]
There are a couple of announcements to make that will effect both the BuddyPress project, and the WordPress MU project. Over 300 commits and almost 200 bugs have been reported, confirmed and fixed since beta one versions of the BuddyPress plugins were released on December 15, 2008. Tomorrow the final versions are due, however instead […]
1.0b2 versions of all components and themes are now available for download. This release fixes hundreds of bugs found since beta 1, the vast majority found and reported by you, the community. Thank you for all the feedback, bug reports and patches so far. We’re not quite done yet, please test this second beta as […]
To avoid any unforeseen incompatibilities as WordPress MU ramps up to version 2.7, the second beta of the BuddyPress components will be delayed until WPMU 2.7 goes final. The final 1.0 release of the BuddyPress components will also be offset by this amount of time.
I hope everyone had a fantastic Christmas and New Year break. Looking at the community involvement with beta one, many of you must have decided to skip the turkey and give BuddyPress a whirl! We’ve seen more than 8,000 zip downloads, a fantastic number for such a new project. This has translated into some excellent […]
The first beta release of completed BuddyPress components and themes is now available via the download page. Each component and theme in this beta stage is feature complete for its 1.0 version. The purpose of the beta is to weed out any bugs not found in the pre-release stage and ramp up the plugins to […]
Some updates on the release status of BuddyPress: – The target is to release beta versions of all the available plugins on Dec 15. – From then, there will be a feature freeze and there will be a period of bug fixing to stabilize the plugins ready for a 1.0 release. – Each component will […]