How To Create a Social Network Using BuddyPress
This component allows the users to control their account settings, email notifications, and profile visibility options right from their profile. Enabling this component will create a new menu titled ‘Settings‘ in the user profiles. From that page, users can change various settings for their profile.
How to Use BuddyPress to Create a Social Network with WordPress
The Emails tab includes all of the default email messages used by BuddyPress. This includes email address verification for newly registered users, account activation, a notification email for when a member replies to another member’s post, group invitations and more. Depending on the components you have active you will see more or less email templates. You can customize the text and design of your emails using built-in options – here is a great guide on how you can customize BuddyPress email templates.
How to Build a Social Network using BuddyPress in WordPress
On this page, you can create different types of groups. Depending on the nature and scope of your wish you may choose very specific types of groups. For example, if you’re going for a jack of all trades type of website, then it’s very important to make tons of groups for as many types of people and thoughts as possible. On the other hand, if you want your site to be centered around a specific theme like say politics, then you would want to have groups for each party and then maybe sub groups that can help get like minded people together. Simply click the “Add New” button and follow the instructions by creating a group name, description, and picture.