BuddyPress 2.3

BuddyPress was updated to version 2.3, from version 2.2.3.1. Changelog Highlights:

  • Upload Profile Pictures with Drag and Drop – You can now drag and drop any image you choose to upload as your profile photo. The interface is mobile-ready and now includes integration with phone or laptop cameras. This is an example of what can be developed using the new Attachments API, the long-awaited foundation for media-related BuddyPress components and features.
  • Companion Stylesheets For Themes – Improved styling and integration of BuddyPress components with bundled WordPress themes, Twenty Fifteen and Twenty Fourteen. Codex guide
  • Blog Post Activity – BuddyPress now generates better excerpts in the activity stream for posts containing images or other embedded media content.
  • Member Type Directories – Create directories of member types on your site using the Member Type API.
  • Star Private Messages – Mark important messages in your inbox with a star.
  • Notification Meta – Notifications made infinitely more extensible with an additional metadata table.