After each major release of BuddyPress, the BP community discusses (in the Slack channel!) what to include in the following release. BuddyPress 2.4 is no different and includes a few new bells and whistles.Read More BuddyPress: What’s Coming in 2.4?
Social networks run on notifications and BuddyPress helps make that happen. BuddyPress sends out notifications for various actions on the site, like when you get a message from a friend or when someone replies to your status update. Though BuddyPress sends out quite...Read More BuddyPress: Adding Custom Notifications
BuddyPress is always in active development, so new features, fixes, and enhancements are continually being released. Let’s go over some updates you might have missed! This is a real quick and dirty rundown with links to more information on each bit, but let...Read More What’s New with BuddyPress
BuddyPress has default components that add extra social functionality to a WordPress install. Sometimes you will want to customize what each component displays and that is done through loop filtering. Continue reading if you want to learn more about customizing the output of...Read More BuddyPress: The Lowdown on Loop Filtering
In my last post, I gave you an overview of WP-API. Read through that post if you need a primer on the capabilities of WP-API. For this post, I will offer an example of API usage and how it can benefit site...Read More How To Create an Auto-Updating Widget Using WP-API
** UPDATED POST FOR WP-API V2 HERE WordPress has had no formal REST API. There is the crude XMLRPC, but we won’t go into the gory details of the past. As part of Google Summer of Code (GSOC), Ryan McCue submitted a proposal...Read More An Overview of the WordPress JSON API
Migrating a WordPress multisite install involving domain name changes is a bit different than migrating a single WordPress install. Below is a list of places you’ll need to update the site urls to avoid obscure errors like “Error establishing a database connection”...Read More Migrating WordPress Multisite from a Development URL to Staging or Production URL
Time and time again I’ve needed to do something like getting the content for a specific post outside the loop. This usually results in doing get_post( $id ); then grabbing the specific field out of the array. It’s annoying and more work...Read More How To: Quickly grab post fields outside the loop with get_post_field() in WordPress