Beyond the Blog with BuddyPress and bbPress

Since May 22, 2004, WordPress users have enjoyed the ability to customize their sites with a beautiful bevy of plugins. Of the 25k plugins currently available for download in the Plugins repository, BuddyPress and bbPress are perhaps the two with the most far reaching goals; to transform a site into a bustling community with just a few clicks.

In this session, I’ll be showcasing some of my favorite BuddyPress and bbPress installations. I’ll explain what makes them great, why I think they’ve succeeded, and provide tips and tricks you can implement to take your BuddyPress and bbPress powered site far beyond the blog.