Jake Rocheleau writing on hongkiat has posted a useful article “Beginner’s Guide To BuddyPress: Tips And Resources” on starting with BuddyPress. The article is focused on some of the basic installation techniques including references to more detailed code snippets.
“WordPress is quite possibly the most widely used open source CMS with thousands of free themes and plugins. Fans of the software have most likely heard of the infamous BuddyPress plugin for WordPress sites. You can extend the functionality to include user profile pages, private messaging, and even user discussion forums.
BuddyPress is almost a vast social networking library in itself, which just happens to run off the WordPress core. In this article we can take a peek at ten useful tricks for newly inducted BuddyPress users.”
Read full article: http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/buddypress-tips-resources/