Buddypress Create Group Type

Current version: v2.0.0 Tested up to BuddyPress 4.1.0

BuddyPress Create Group Type is a BuddyPress plugin that uses the new Group Types feature in order to create a range of admin defined group types for selection by the group creator. Once selected the group type is displayed in the group cover area of the group’s pages.

Say for example you run a site aimed at people involved with sports and you want to add groups for differing football teams. With this plugin, you could set up a group type of “Football” which would help members understand the nature of the group. We have done modification in BuddyPress search plugin to avail for BuddyPress group type search. There is also a drop-down for group types through which you can do a BuddyPress search for a group based on group types.

Add Group Types

The BP Create Group Type plugin allows the website administrators to add group types to their sites.

Add Search option

To add search option on Group Directory for Group types, plugin have inbuilt options for it.

Categorize Buddpress Groups

The BP Create Group Type plugin categorize buddpress groups.

Features of BuddyPress Create Group Types

  • Allows site admin to add group types.
  • Categorize buddpress groups.
  • Group types tabs on group directory page to filter out the group according to group types
  • The group type tabs will show group count for each on all group type
  • The buddypress search will allow group type search

Installation of BuddyPress Create Group Type

  • Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/BuddyPress-create-group-type directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  • Activate the plugin through the \’Plugins\’ screen in WordPress
  • Use the Groups-> Group type screen to add group types
  • BuddyPress search for group type search
  • Check documentation video tutorial for Create Group Type

Quick Overview of BuddyPress Create Group Type