Use a single command to mention a group of members on your BuddyPress site.
The @group command can be used within a group to mention all of that group’s members
The @mod command can be used within a group to mention that group’s moderators
The @friends command can be used anywhere. If used within a group, friends who are not members…[Read more]
One additional feature I was thinking about, a bit of a leap, would be that ability of the user to configure their own user group to send mentions to, a subset of their friends that they may wish to send shouts to.
Setting up arbitrary groups of members is a good idea, but I think that functionality should belong in a separate plugin. This plugin…[Read more]
Oh and I forgot to answer:
Is it possible to post a message to a group (and all members) from my own (activity) stream? Like just type “@locomotives-group messagemessagemessage” and post it in my stream to do the same thing as your plugin does now when I post “@group messagemessagemessage” on the group wall?
This kind of thing, whilst a good id…[Read more]
@venutius you’ll need to ensure the activity, groups and notification components are all activated. Of course, BuddyPress also needs to be installed.
Within a group, if you create an activity update or comment with the text
@group, everyone in that group will get a web notification. The same goes for
@mod, but in that case only moderators within…[Read more]
I’ve just finished building Crowdmentions. Currently the
@modcommands are supported when used within a group context. I’ll be adding support for more commands going forward, such as
I’d be grateful for your feedback if you have time to test it out.
I agree a context-sensitive @group is a good idea. I don’t think anything wider reach than “All friends” or “all group members” is a great idea because of how noisy it would be on any decently-sized BP site
Completely agree @djpaul. I’ll make it so.
Thanks @venutius! I’ll let you know once it’s ready by posting back here.
I agree a context-sensitive @group is a good idea. I don’t think anything wider reach than “All friends” or “all group members” is a great idea because of how noisy it would be on any decently-sized BP site, but super glad to see you’re exploring the idea in a plugin. That’s how you find out what works and prove the idea 🙂
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