In this article I have compiled almost all free buddypress themes that are compatible to buddypress 1.2 and above till date. After the death of “Free Ning Network”, buddypress is definitely a very good option to create a functional and cool social network on your own Wordpress site. So you would definitely like to check these free themes to spice up the look of your buddypress network site.
WordPress 3.0 stable version is released and it is having WordPress Single Site and MU merge options. We covered pictorial guide for enabling MU options on WordPress 3.0 for new users. So now onwards, there will not be a separate package for WordPress MU and WordPress single site. If you are having WordPress MU setup for your multiple site network, now you can upgrade to WordPress 3.0.
WordPress 3.0 final version is released with WordPress MU and WordPress Merge. If you want to enable multiple site network on single installation of WordPress 3.0, then here is the step by step pictorial guide to show you the way to get Network tab, Super Admin etc on WordPress 3.0.
As most of us know, Buddypress a powerful social networking platform built on Wordpress, which can be used to create a social network on your Wordpress or Wordpress MU powered site. In buddypress, there are different areas like, Members, Groups, Forums, Individual Member Profile and so on. So the normal Wordpress theme cannot be directly used with buddypress, it needs some more buddypress specific template files. There are a few free buddypress themes available on web.
Last month we published an update about Wordpress 3.0 that it is going to have Wordpress and Wordpress MU merged in it. Today, at the time of testing the first alpha of Wordpress 3.0, I thought to show the special page created for Wordpress MU in Wordpress 3.0. Under Settings panel on Dashboard, a new tab is added named as “Network” which will be used for creating multiple sites as sub-directory or sub-domain. Read the post to see the first look of Network Settings age of Wordpress 3.0.
Earlier we talked about couple of ways to add/show latest posts from other domain, site, blogs, forum on your own site, but in those options there were some restrictions. So now I will let you know about a Wordpress plugin thru which you can add as many sections as you want on your blog to show latest posts from multiple sites (of course you can add posts from major sites like Mashable, Lifehacker etc. as well).
Wordpress team has already started working on Wordpress 3.0 version of this awesome platform. There are lot many new features expected to come in Wordpress 3.0 including MU and Wordpress merge.
If you are a Wordpress MU administrator and getting complaint that your users are not able to upload or embed YouTube videos or any other video in posts then here is the solution to do that.
If you have installed Wordpress MU and like to have the theme editor and plugin editor for easy customization of themes and plugin from dashboard (like normal wordpress), then here is the customization technique to get the same.