Do you want convert your current website/blog become social web application? Try BuddyPress, because with this plugin we add more and more unique application and enhanced our website into Social Networking site. This is what BuddyPress Community Team said
Social networking in a box. Build a social network for your company, school, sports team or niche community all based on the power and flexibility of WordPress.
BuddyPress will let users register on your site and start creating profiles, posting messages, making connections, creating and interacting in groups and much more.
The others interestings is, BuddyPress is plugin that have a plugin, there are so many supported plugin to enhanced BuddyPress.
Some of most popular BuddyPress plugins currently available are:
- WP-FB-AutoConnect – allow your users to instantly log in to your site using their Facebook credentials.
- BuddyPress Like – add a “like” button to site activity.
- BuddyPress Links – rich media embedding for your BuddyPress powered site.
- BuddyPress Tweetstream – allow your users to sync and post to their Twitter stream.
- BuddyPress Facestream – allow your users to sync and post to their Facebook stream.
- BuddyPress Album+ – allow your users to upload photos and create albums.
- BuddyPress Group Documents – add file upload and document repositories to your groups.
- BuddyPress Profile Privacy – allow your users to set privacy options on their profile data.
- BuddyPress Welcome Pack – set defaults for new users, auto join them to groups or send welcome messages.
- BuddyPress Group Blog (WordPress MU only) – allow your groups to include a fully functional WordPress blog.
- BuddyPress Group Wiki – add wiki functionality to your groups so all members can contribute to pages.
If you need some demo site, you can check it on this address, this site is fully worked current version of BuddyPress, Or you can check some BuddyPress Showcase. You can check this video to explain what BuddyPress can be
Some rumor said, this plugin will be integrated into WordPress 3.0 that we have know still under development. The Next Major upgrade on WordPress 3.0 is integrated between WordPress MU and WordPress Standalone. Let’s see it and Download BuddyPress now!