BuddyPress Check-ins Plugin allows to select place type for your members, like if you are foodies, you can select food-related place type and your members will be able to post food-related places on your website activity stream.
BuddyPress Check-ins plugin allows BuddyPress members to Check-ins when doing post update. Just like other social sites, you can add places where you visited.
Once the BuddyPress Check-ins plugin has been successfully configured, a “Check-ins Icon” will appear alongside the input form for activity updates. Whenever the user will click on this icon, the BuddyPress Check-ins plugin will be able to show all the places for your IP Address that are available for a check-in.
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Yes, this plugin required BuddyPress plugin to be activated on your site in order to work.
Yes, it requires the current location which can be allowed from browser settings.
You can allow check-ins in two ways, that is by Location Autocomplete and Place type.
Yes, this plugin offers settings to set range in Kms for fetching places when you allow check-in via Place Type.
Check-ins filter option is provided in BuddyPress filter drop-down option to list all check-ins activity.