Let’s walk through setting up a BuddyPress community and further explore the features of BuddyPress from an administrative point of view.
Of course, you must have access to a WordPress site in order to set up BuddyPress. If your organization already has WordPress, you’ll need an admin login and password to access the dashboard. If you need WordPress, visit wordpress.org and click download for information on getting this set up.
To get started with BuddyPress, visit BuddyPress.org/download and follow the instructions to get the BuddyPress installation file. Save it somewhere on your hard drive where you will be able to find it again. Do not unzip the file yet.
Next, log in to your WordPress dashboard, the administration ...