How To

Tutorials about WordPress and BuddyPress; about Themekraft themes and plugins

Create forms step-by-step for your WordPress website with an easy to use form wizard

Are you looking for a hassle free creation of forms and a way to easily embed those to your WordPress website? Are you in need of something that helps you step by step through that process, with no distractions and a clear design? With the WordPress Plugin BuddyForms you can configure fully customizable contact, registration […]

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How to Create Post Forms in WordPress

Many web users want to have a voice on your blog and are always happy to share their thoughts with you. There are so many benefits of encouraging user generated content on your website. So how can your web users share their content with you without having to access your backend or without you having […]

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Content Forms vs Contact Forms

BuddyForms is a content forms plugin, it’s completely different from a traditional forms plugin such as GravityForms or Ninja Forms. BuddyForms is focused on building forms for publishing content. Allow your members to publish content from the front-end. GravityForms, Ninja Forms, and other similar plugins are built exclusively to work as contact form plugins that […]

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How to translate Custom Community with ease

Custom Community Theme is already available in 11 languages. But maybe your language is not contained and you want to translate. The easy way The easiest way is to use the WordPress plugin “Codestyling Localization”: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/codestyling-localization/ Just look it up in your backend and add it like any other free plugin from the WP plugin […]

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Adding languages to WordPress plugins with Poedit

Your plugin supports language files but the plugin is not available in your language? We’ll help you to create a language file for the plugin! Get the plugin Just download the plugin which you want to translate and extract it. In our example its c:\myplugin. Download Poedit To translate the plugin, you can use Poedit. […]

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BuddyPress Docs – Add Doc to Nav

If you would like to extend your groups and have your own custom pages/tabs inside your groups, you can do this quite easily now without the need of touching code and digging yourself through BuddyPress loops and functions. We have created a small plugin Docs to Nav which extends the BuddyPress Docs Plugin from Boone […]

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VideoPress player: Changing HTML5 player, add chapters and more

WordPress.com has a new service: VideoPress. With VideoPress you can manage your videos for WordPress very easy and you don’t have to think about the streaming or your webspace. Just buy your VideoPress account and install the VideoPress plugin. That’s it! However. The base functions are are ok for publishing videos but if you want […]

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Getting jSON Data with PHP (curl method)

For a customer project, we needed to do a jSON query with PHP. So I searched the web for a tutorial how to do, but I’ve found much about the PHP jSON functions, but not much how to make requests to jSON interfaces with PHP. So I try to explain you how it works. Sending […]

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Spam in Buddypress

If it comes to Spam in Buddypress, I’m sure nobody has a 100% solution to offer. Some users in this forum ask me for help, so I will let you know what I do. It is a never ending story, but with a combination of different tricks and plugins, I have got my BuddyPress installations spam […]

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Customize profile and group menus in BuddyPress

This is a short article about menu tweaking in profiles and groups. It took me a while to find all the answers, that’s why I bring all together here, so you do not need to search again. Starting with the profiles 1. Change the menu order in the profile If you like to change the […]

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