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What's the Best Social Media Platform for a WP Site?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by James2, Feb 25, 2015.

  1. James2

    James2 Senior Member

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    Hi guys,

    I have done my own research of course, but I would like to hear the opinions of members of this forum.

    I have been building a site using WordPress for client who would like visitors to be able to do the following:


    • Sign up, create a profile and log in to use the site.
    • Add friends.
    • Post content.
    • Like/dislike/share other posts.

    From what I can tell, Buddy Press is the way forward, but I would be interested to hear of any other options you guys may know of.

    Thanks for your time and I look forward to hearing your opinions.

    James :)
     
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  2. James2

    James2 Senior Member

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    Just a quick bump before it sinks :)
     
  3. GelHost-Basil

    GelHost-Basil Newbie

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    I have personally used Buddy Press, and I could say it does the job that you are looking for.
     
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  4. Wyzard

    Wyzard Junior Member

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    I second Buddy Press as well.
     
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  5. Jay t

    Jay t BANNED BANNED

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    in my opinion, buddypress is best wordpress plugin for typical social network website. but i am facing some problem while using it. it does not allow you to save a page for register dropdown menus. After clicking 'save' it goes back to 'none' .
     
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  6. iAuthority

    iAuthority Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    i personally used it good you can share this link through facebook, twitter, pinterest, tumblr, reddit.. it easily help to make a traffic well
    you also add share tag like fb, twit, pint. and feedback icon whic help you to improve your performance of your blog..
    my hearty congrats keep it up mat..:)
     
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  7. Jobdollarr

    Jobdollarr Supreme Member

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    You need a premium plugin.

    Or you use a free plugin to create online forums
     
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  8. Red Giant

    Red Giant Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Buddy press is the best one.it can be easily automatically adapted.it have several components which directly link with social network sites like fb,twitter,etc.
    take look at this site:
    http://www.wpexplorer.com/buddypress-quick-guide/.
    check it.hope it help you.
     
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  9. James2

    James2 Senior Member

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    Thanks for that man :) Bookmarked.
     
  10. thanislim

    thanislim Newbie

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    Buddy press sounds interesting - would check it out. Thanks for the tip
     
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  11. TeKn1qu3z

    TeKn1qu3z Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Try UserPro. It's a paid plugin and you can let people login with their social accounts.
     
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  12. Y Not Hub

    Y Not Hub Regular Member

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    Buddypress is active for social media platform in wp.
     
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  13. olaking

    olaking Newbie

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    I think you should try buddypress.
     
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  14. DIe$el

    DIe$el Regular Member

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    WP Symposium is another alternative to BuddyPress for WP social media platform.
     
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  15. webhr88

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    BuddyPress is okay too.
     
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  16. mareks

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    buddypress or some of membership scripts.... google it (membership site wp)
     
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