BuddyPressFor WordPress
Buddypress 101Not just a plugin: A frameworkSocial networking in a box! But it’s NOT Facebook.  User groups  Friending, pr...
But what about...	 bbpress? Forum enhancement. Multisite? Multiple sites under the same WP installation. A network of site...
Forums v. groupsGroups can have forums & blogsForums can stand aloneGroups can be private
Who’s using it? And how?
CustomizingDon’t edit bp-sn-parent! [the parent theme]Copy to bp-default [your child theme]Any old theme? http://wordpress...
Plugins bbpress: forum enhancement BP my home: allow users to move their own widgets & set up their “dashboard” Pending ac...
And more pluginsUltimate FacebookPrivate communityWelcome packGroupblog - associate blog w/groupBookmarkletGroup Documents...
Preventing spamBad Behavior, Wangguard pluginsRemove Buddypress & WP credit linesRename your registration slug to block “i...
What’s nextProfile field visibilityTemplate “parts” that don’t let you lose defaultfunctionality [bbpress does this already]
Resourceshttp://teleogistic.net/http://www.buddypress.orghttp://speckyboy.com/2010/02/19/12-amazing-buddypress-themes-and-...
Thanks!Lisa GhisolfGizmo Design, Inc.312.545.9235www.gizmo-design.com@gizmodesign - Twitter, FB, G+
Let's learn about BuddyPress
Let's learn about BuddyPress
Let's learn about BuddyPress
Let's learn about BuddyPress
Let's learn about BuddyPress
Let's learn about BuddyPress
Let's learn about BuddyPress
Let's learn about BuddyPress
Let's learn about BuddyPress
Let's learn about BuddyPress
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BuddyPress is an extensible plugin to transform WordPress into a social networking community site. Let's talk about BP-specific plugins, themes & possibilities beyond the usual forums!

By LIsa Ghisolf, Gizmo Design, Inc.
@gizmodesign

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    1. 1. BuddyPressFor WordPress
    2. 2. Buddypress 101Not just a plugin: A frameworkSocial networking in a box! But it’s NOT Facebook. User groups Friending, profiles Discussion forums Private messaging The wire [feedback] Blog tracking Status updates Activity streams [aggregate of the above]
    3. 3. But what about... bbpress? Forum enhancement. Multisite? Multiple sites under the same WP installation. A network of sites/blogs. Buddypress can be multisite, or just attached to one blog.
    4. 4. Forums v. groupsGroups can have forums & blogsForums can stand aloneGroups can be private
    5. 5. Who’s using it? And how?
    6. 6. CustomizingDon’t edit bp-sn-parent! [the parent theme]Copy to bp-default [your child theme]Any old theme? http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/search.php?q=buddypressYou can customize a theme but keep in mind you mustcreate places & pages for: login, registration, groups,forumsAny old plugin? Some multisite & regular ones will work
    7. 7. Plugins bbpress: forum enhancement BP my home: allow users to move their own widgets & set up their “dashboard” Pending activations - not on multisite Ads manager Activity refresh - you set timing Registration options - attach to particular groups or blogs [multisite]
    8. 8. And more pluginsUltimate FacebookPrivate communityWelcome packGroupblog - associate blog w/groupBookmarkletGroup Documents [doc storage]S2member: membership by restricting URLs by user
    9. 9. Preventing spamBad Behavior, Wangguard pluginsRemove Buddypress & WP credit linesRename your registration slug to block “insite:register”searches
    10. 10. What’s nextProfile field visibilityTemplate “parts” that don’t let you lose defaultfunctionality [bbpress does this already]
    11. 11. Resourceshttp://teleogistic.net/http://www.buddypress.orghttp://speckyboy.com/2010/02/19/12-amazing-buddypress-themes-and-getting-started-guides/
    12. 12. Thanks!Lisa GhisolfGizmo Design, Inc.312.545.9235www.gizmo-design.com@gizmodesign - Twitter, FB, G+

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