If you have been using WordPress, you must definitely be aware of BuddyPress. But If you are new to the WordPress world and have no idea about it- BuddyPress is one of the most powerful WordPress social network plugins which allows you to create a fully-featured social network website like Facebook. If you always wished to have a website for your community whether it’s for your school, college, business, club members or just simply a private community website then this plugin can be the perfect choice for you. From member profiles, activity streams, user groups, messaging, and more, this powerful plugin offers you all. This plugin is also very easy to set up and activates on your WordPress website.
To help you test BuddyPress, we are giving you a BuddyPress Demo using our Reign BuddyPress Theme. We have also built some powerful add-ons that are included in the demo. These BuddyPress add-ons add many required functionality to a social networking website such as adding more privacy control to your community, customizing the activity stream options, adding hashtags feature, adding status updates and moods and a lot more. Take a look:
2. Add Polling Feature: If you want to create a poll activity on your BuddyPress powered website, you can also do so by creating polls inside the activities on your BuddyPress site with the simple yet effective BuddyPress Polls add-on, and enhance the way your users communicate and respond.
You can also create groups in your community website and allow your members to join the group they are interested in. Users can also share activities in the group and subscribe to different topics in the groups. If you want to learn how to create a group, you can check this tutorial on How to Create BuddyPress Groups – BuddyPress Tutorials
The beauty of the BuddyPress lies in its modular design. These features are present in modules. You can activate and deactivate any features you want at any time.
You can use BuddyPress to create sites like: