BuddyPress 10.0.0 Released, Introduces Site Membership Requests and Visual Improvements to Activity Logs – WP Tavern
BuddyPress 10.0.0 “La Pino’z” was launched right this moment, named for a popular pizza chain in India with greater than 350 eating places.
This main launch introduces a Website Membership Requests function, which will be enabled within the Choices display of the BuddyPress settings menu within the admin. When lively, it adjustments the registration course of in order that guests can submit a membership request, which have to be manually accredited by a web site administrator.
Pending accounts will be managed within the admin on the Customers display. Take a look at the BuddyPress codex for screenshots of each step within the web site membership requests workflow.
Model 10.0.0 brings main visible enhancements to the exercise logs, designed to make them extra participating. Exercise gadgets like modified profile photos, new pals, new group creation, and different updates will now be displayed with photographs.
“The brand new replace additionally saves your avatar change timeline,” BuddyPress developer Varun Dubey stated within the function’s dev note. “For instance, when a person uploads a brand new avatar, the beforehand uploaded one is moved inside a historical past subdirectory of the person’s avatar listing. This avatar’s historical past is then out there for the new_avatar actions to show the avatar the person had when these have been printed.”
Customers may also discover a brand new “Recycle” tab contained in the change profile photograph UI that lets them handle and delete beforehand uploaded avatars.
Different notable additions embrace updates to the BuddyPress administration UI, with screens that match the structure WordPress makes use of for its tabbed screens like Website Well being or Privateness.
Model 10.0.0 introduces a brand new BuddyPress Add-Ons tab on the “Add Plugins” admin display the place customers can discover secure BP Parts or BP Blocks which are maintained by the BuddyPress improvement crew. These are options they’ve determined to maintain unbiased from core however wish to make extra extensively out there within the plugin listing. The BP Search Block is the primary to be displayed on this display.
This launch updates the BP Theme Compatibility API in order that BuddyPress content material is appropriate with FSE in WordPress 5.9. It additionally provides companion stylesheets to the BP Nouveau Template Pack for compatibility with the brand new Twenty Twenty-Two default theme.
For a full rundown of every thing new in 10.0.0, together with greater than 70 adjustments and efficiency enhancements, take a look at the release notes.