Category Archives: BuddyPress

Integrating FeedWordPress with BuddyPress

I am writing a larger post about open architectures and the implications of what appears to be a more general move away from a focus on open as in sharing, collaboratively building, and collectively designing a space for teaching and … Continue reading

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The Daily Create

One of the key elements of ds106 over the last two years has been the DailyShoot assignments. In previous courses we asked students during weeks three and four to follow the assignments on the dailyshoot site, and post their image … Continue reading

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BuddyPress Groups as Courses at the College of Wooster

I was looking at the posts on WPMu Development for Education earlier this morning, and I came across this post from The College of Wooster’s (or should I saw WOOT!ster’s) WPMu/BuddyPress install Voices. The post was about new themes added … Continue reading

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And how does BuddyPress fit in to that future?

After writing my last post, I realized that a key ingredient to the future of the WP/WPmu merger will actually be BuddyPress. I really like what BuddyPress brings to UMW Blogs: a blogs directory, a member directory, groups, and profile … Continue reading

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Then there is BuddyPress on UMW Blogs

…and oh what a beautiful thing it is.  We made no special announcement, and we have kept the profile data to a bare minimum, and Martha just pulled the whole thing together with the awesome new theme (and who’s work … Continue reading

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Integrating MediaWiki into BuddyPress Activity Streams

Boone Gorges developed this pretty slick extension for MediaWiki which makes the loose integration of MediaWiki, WPMu, and BuddyPress that much more useful. You can read his post about the extension here, but short version is that edits made in … Continue reading

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UMW Blogs and BuddyPress is disco a go-go!

Image Credit: Alan(ator)’s “Solar System Disco Ball Mobile” That’s right, UMW Blogs now has all the BuddyPress features fully operational, take a look for yourself at the blogs directory, members directory, groups directory and profiles. This is very eciting for … Continue reading

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Hey Buddy(Press), lovin’ those plugins

If you are playing with BuddyPress, you may want to check out the Buddy Press Dev site. It’s a community site for BuddyPress provides developers to add plugins they have developed, and leeches like me to download them and ask … Continue reading

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Playing with BuddyPress

For the last 12 hours or so I have been playing pretty heavily with BuddyPress, which is basically a series of powerful plugins developed by Andy Peatling that creates a social networking layer for WordPress Multi-User. I had played with … Continue reading

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