Better Messages

BP Better Messages – is a fully featured replacement for standard BuddyPress Messages and can run without BuddyPress as well.

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BP Better Messages – is a fully featured replacement for standard BuddyPress Messages and can run without BuddyPress as well. Plugin is fully backward compatible with BuddyPress Messages. More Info & Demo Improved features comparing to standard system: AJAX or WebSocket powered realtime conversations Reworked email notifications (More info) Fully new concept and design Files Uploading Embedded links with thumbnail, title, etc… Emoji selector (using cloudflared CDN to serve EmojiOne) Message sound notification Whole site messages notifications (User will be notified anywhere with small notification window) Mass messaging feature Supported features from standard messages system: Private Conversations Multiple Users Conversations Subjects Searching Mark messages as favorite WebSocket version: WebSocket version is a paid option, you can get license key on our website. We are using our server to implement websockets communications between your site and users. Our websockets servers are completely private and do not store or track any private data. Significantly reduces the load on your server Instant conversations and notifications Messages Delivery Status (sent, delivered, seen) Typing indicator (indicates if another participant writing message at the moment) Online indicator Works with shared hosting More features coming! Why WebSockets are a game-changer? Get WebSocket version license key | Terms of Use Languages: English Russian This is a new plugin, so please use support forums if you have found any...

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  • Minimal impact on memory usage The memory usage of this plugin is more than the average memory usage of other plugins on WordPress.org + 200KB
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  • Minimal impact on pagespeed The impact of this plugin on PageSpeed is less than the average impact of other plugins on WordPress.org + 1000 milliseconds
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  • No PHP errors, warning, notices WP Hive automated test found no PHP error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • No Javascript issues WP Hive automated test found no JavaScrip error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • Latest PHP 7.4.8 compatible The latest version of the plugin is not compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Latest WordPress 5.9.3 compatible The latest version of the plugin is not compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Optimized database footprint The plugin creates more than 50 database tables
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  • No activation errors WP Hive automated test found no activation error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • No resource errors WP Hive automated test found no resource error/s while trying this plugin on our server
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  • Frequently updated The plugin was updated at least once in the last 90 days
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  • The test sites are hosted on Google Cloud VM instances, one site/plugin per instance. The machine type is n1-standard-1. The server is a 8 core CPU with 8GB of RAM.
  • The test sites are hosted on Apache/2 server and they are tested on PHP 7.4.8 & WordPress 5.9.3.
  • The database server is MySQL 8.0.21 and the default PHP memory limit is 256M.
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About Better Messages

Description

BP Better Messages – is a fully featured replacement for standard BuddyPress Messages and can run without BuddyPress as well. Plugin is fully backward compatible with BuddyPress Messages. More Info & Demo Improved features comparing to standard system: AJAX or WebSocket powered realtime conversations Reworked email notifications (More info) Fully new concept and design Files Uploading Embedded links with thumbnail,....

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Performance

Memory Usage

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Page Speed

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Speed Test Benchmark Learn more how we collect the data

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+ 0.07s
/(front page)
+ 0.32s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 0.08s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.03s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.04s
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 0.21s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
- 0.01s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.14s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 0.14s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 0.43s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
- 0.27s
/wp-admin/upload.php
- 0.04s
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Memory Usage Memory Usage Benchmark Learn more how we collect the data

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Pages

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Change

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+ 946.53KB
/ (front page)
+ 95.49KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 120.89KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 121.03KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 113.33KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 113.13KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 121.99KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 122.07KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
+ 119.87KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 126.17KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 125.62KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 121.89KB
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The plugin has added 4 additional options to your WordPress.

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The plugin has added 6 additional options to your WordPress website.

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Memory Usage

  • This plugin uses 946.53KB memory on average, which is more than a plugin should use.

PHP Compatibility Issue

  • The plugin has not been properly activated on PHP 7.4.8. It may not work.

WordPress Compatibility Issue

  • The plugin may not be fully compatible with WordPress 5.9.3.

Unoptimized Database Tables

  • The plugin uses more than 50 database tables. It is more than usual.

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Error Log

We found the following errors while activating the plugin. Read more how WP Hive generates this data.

  • [18-Apr-2022 16:02:19 UTC] WordPress database error Multiple primary key defined for query ALTER TABLE wp_bp_messages_messages CHANGE COLUMN `id` id bigint(20) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT PRIMARY KEY made by do_action('admin_init'), WP_Hook->do_action, WP_Hook->apply_filters, BP_Better_Messages_Hooks->update_db_if_needed, dbDelta
  • [18-Apr-2022 16:02:19 UTC] WordPress database error Multiple primary key defined for query ALTER TABLE wp_bp_messages_recipients CHANGE COLUMN `id` id bigint(20) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT PRIMARY KEY made by do_action('admin_init'), WP_Hook->do_action, WP_Hook->apply_filters, BP_Better_Messages_Hooks->update_db_if_needed, dbDelta
  • [18-Apr-2022 16:02:19 UTC] WordPress database error Multiple primary key defined for query ALTER TABLE wp_bp_messages_meta CHANGE COLUMN `id` id bigint(20) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT PRIMARY KEY made by do_action('admin_init'), WP_Hook->do_action, WP_Hook->apply_filters, BP_Better_Messages_Hooks->update_db_if_needed, dbDelta

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