BuddyPress

BuddyPress helps site builders & developers add community features to their websites, with user profiles, activity streams, and more!

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Are you looking for modern, robust, and sophisticated social network software? BuddyPress is a suite of components that are common to a typical social network, and allows for great add-on features through WordPress’s extensive plugin system. Aimed at site builders & developers, BuddyPress is focused on ease of integration, ease of use, and extensibility. It is deliberately powerful yet unbelievably simple social network software, built by contributors to WordPress. Members can register on your site to create user profiles, have private conversations, make social connections, create and interact in groups, and much more. Truly a social network in a box, BuddyPress helps you build a home for your company, school, sports team, or other niche community. Built with developers in mind BuddyPress helps site builders & developers add community features to their websites. It comes with a robust theme compatibility API that does its best to make every BuddyPress content page look and feel right with just about any WordPress theme. You will likely need to adjust some styling on your own to make everything look pristine. BuddyPress themes are just WordPress themes with additional templates, and with a little work, you could easily create your own, too! A handful of BuddyPress-specific themes are readily available for download from WordPress.org, and lots more are available from third-party theme authors. BuddyPress...

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  • All the scripts run on a VPS with 8 CPU cores and 8 GB of RAM.
  • 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 5.8.3.
  • The database server is MySQL 8.0.21 and the default PHP memory limit is 256M.
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About BuddyPress

Description

Are you looking for modern, robust, and sophisticated social network software? BuddyPress is a suite of components that are common to a typical social network, and allows for great add-on features through WordPress’s extensive plugin system. Aimed at site builders & developers, BuddyPress is focused on ease of integration, ease of use, and extensibility. It is deliberately powerful yet unbelievably....

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Performance

Memory Usage

  • Download Iocn Average memory usage is 1340.82 KB
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Page Speed

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    increased by 0.05 s
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Speed Test Benchmark

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

Pages

Benchmark

Change

Average Change
+ 0.05s
/(front page)
- 0.03s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 0.02s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.04s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.04s
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 0.28s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
- 0.18s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.08s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 0.08s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 0.28s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 0.14s
/wp-admin/upload.php
- 0.05s

Memory Usage Memory Usage Benchmark

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

Pages

Benchmark

Change

Average Change
+ 1340.82KB
/ (front page)
+ 126.84KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 167.76KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 168.82KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 168.12KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 167.37KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 168.09KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 160.05KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
+ 157.66KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 195.52KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 195.39KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 168KB

User Rating of BuddyPress from WP Hive Users

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Memory Usage

  • This plugin uses 1340.82KB memory on average, which is more than a plugin should use.

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5
Ease of Use
5
Quality of Support
5
Value for Money
5
Features
5

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