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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Creating a Social Network by Angela Crocker

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Chapter 21
BuddyPress Tutorial
In This Chapter
• Understand that BuddyPress is a WordPress plug-in
• Where to get the free BuddyPress software
• How to install BuddyPress
• Selecting a theme to dress your community
• An overview of the dashboard controls
• Introduction to the widgets available
BuddyPress is an open source, social network service that is compatible with WordPress. WordPress is a popular blogging and website design tool used to create 10 million or more websites.
To create a BuddyPress network, you first need a WordPress website. Once WordPress is in place, you can add the BuddyPress plug-in to create your community. In this chapter, we’ll walk through how to do just that.
Before you go to the trouble of installing BuddyPress ...

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