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08/13/2011 01:19:19 PM (13 years ago)
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djpaul
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First pass at updating readme for 1.5. See #3472

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    44Requires at least: 3.2
    55Tested up to: 3.2
    6 Stable tag: 1.5-beta-1
     6Stable tag: 1.5-beta-2
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     8Social networking in a box. Build a social network for your company, school, sports team or niche community.
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    810== Description ==
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    10 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.
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    12 BuddyPress will let users register on your site and start creating profiles, posting messages, making connections, creating and interacting in groups and much more.
     12BuddyPress lets users register on your site and start creating profiles, posting messages, making connections, creating and interacting in groups and much more. A social network in a box, BuddyPress lets you build a social network for your company, school, sports team or niche community.
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    1414<h4>Try the Demo</h4>
     
    2020<h4>Who's Using BuddyPress?</h4>
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    22 More and more WordPress with BuddyPress powered sites are popping up. You can take a look at some of the best sites on the <a href="http://buddypress.org/demo/">BuddyPress demo page</a> or the <a href="http://wordpress.org/showcase/flavor/buddypress/">BuddyPress section of the WordPress showcase</a>.
     22More and more BuddyPress powered sites are popping up. You can take a look at some of the best sites on the <a href="http://buddypress.org/showcase/">BuddyPress Showcase</a>.
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    2424<h4>Plugins: Adding So Much More</h4>
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    26 BuddyPress boasts an ever growing array of new features developed by the awesome plugin development community. There are more than 300 BuddyPress plugins available, and the list is growing every day. For a full list of plugins, please visit the <a href="http://buddypress.org/extend/plugins/">BuddyPress.org plugins page</a>. You can also install any of these plugins automatically through the plugin installer menu inside of your WordPress installation.
     26BuddyPress boasts an ever growing array of new features developed by the awesome plugin development community. There are more than 330 BuddyPress plugins available, and the list is growing every day. For a full list of plugins, please visit the <a href="http://buddypress.org/extend/plugins/">BuddyPress.org plugins page</a>. You can also install any of these plugins automatically through the plugin installer menu inside of your WordPress installation.
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    2828<h4>More Information</h4>
     
    3434You can download and install BuddyPress using the built in WordPress plugin installer. If you download BuddyPress manually, make sure it is uploaded to "/wp-content/plugins/buddypress/".
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    36 Activate BuddyPress in the "Plugins" admin panel using the "Activate" link.
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    38 You will need to enable permalink support in your WordPress installation for BuddyPress pages to function correctly. You can set this up using the "Settings > Permalinks" menu in your WordPress admin area.
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    40 Finally, you will need to activate a BuddyPress compatible theme. BuddyPress comes with one, and you can activate it using the "Appearance > Themes" menu in your WordPress admin area. To install other BuddyPress compatible themes, use the "Appearance > Add New Themes" menu and select the "buddypress" checkbox before hitting the "Find Themes" button.
     36Activate BuddyPress in the "Plugins" admin panel using the "Activate" link. You'll then see a message asking you to complete the BuddyPress Installation Wizard. This will guide you through configuring your site for BuddyPress.
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    4238--- Forums Support ---
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    44 BuddyPress also includes support for discussion forums. Each group created on your site can have its own discussion forum. If you'd like to enable this feature please use the "BuddyPress > Forums Setup" menu in your WordPress admin area and follow the on screen instructions.
     40BuddyPress also includes support for discussion forums. Each group created on your site can have its own discussion forum. If you'd like to enable this feature, after completing the Installation Wizard, please use the "BuddyPress > Forums Setup" menu in your WordPress admin area and follow the on-screen instructions.
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    4642== Frequently Asked Questions ==
     
    4844= Can I use my existing WordPress theme? =
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    50 Of course! First install and activate BuddyPress, then download and activate the <a href="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/bp-template-pack/">template extension pack</a>. This plugin will run you through the process step-by-step.
     46Of course! Once you've installed and activated BuddyPress, the Installation Wizard will guide you through the available theme options. You'll be given the option of installing the <a href="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/bp-template-pack/">template extension pack</a>, which will help you add BuddyPress compatibility to your existing theme.
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    52 Be sure to also try out the default theme bundled with BuddyPress. It provides all the awesome features of a standard WordPress blog, but also integrates the BuddyPress features both seamlessly and beautfully. It's also really easy to modify with custom header support, widget support and via a <a href="http://codex.buddypress.org/how-to-guides/building-a-buddypress-child-theme/">child theme</a>.
     48Be sure to also try out the default theme bundled with BuddyPress. It provides all the awesome features of a standard WordPress blog, but also integrates BuddyPress' features both seamlessly and beautfully. It's also really easy to modify with custom header and background support, widgets and via a <a href="http://codex.buddypress.org/how-to-guides/building-a-buddypress-child-theme/">child theme</a>.
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    54 = Will this work on standard WordPress and WordPress MU? =
     50= Will this work on WordPress multisite? =
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    56 Yes! BuddyPress will run on both versions of WordPress. If you are using WordPress MU then BuddyPress will support the global tracking of blogs, posts and comments.
     52Yes! If your WordPress site has multisite enabled, BuddyPress will support the global tracking of blogs, posts and comments.
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    5854= Where can I get support? =
     
    117113Fixed login redirect handling
    118114Fixed incorrect BP_Component action names
    119 Fixed references to 1.2 in PHPDoc
     115Fixed references to 1.3 in PHPDoc
    120116RTL improvements
    121117Removed sidebar gradient from bp-default
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