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To install the plugin ensure that your website running:

  • WordPress 5.9 or newer
  • PHP 7.1 or newer


How to install BuddyBoss

Download BuddyBoss from official website and install following standard WordPress installation process

How to install Better Messages with BuddyBoss

  1. Install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly or upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/bp-better-messages directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins screen in WordPress
  3. Use the Better Messages -> Settings menu to configure the plugin
  4. Set Messages Location to Show in BuddyBoss profile or you can also set any WordPress page to be a messages homepage

Supported features

When you install BuddyBoss plugin with Better Messages:

  • BuddyBoss Web Push feature automatically integrated to plugin
  • BuddyBoss Live Messaging features automatically disabled when plugin is activated
  • BuddyBoss Messages related restrictions automatically applied to Better Messages
  • BuddyBoss Messages in header automatically replaced by Better Messages conversations list
  • All links to private messages automatically points to Better Messages
  • All avatars in Better Messages interface automatically displayed from BuddyBoss user profiles
  • All links to user profiles in Better Messages interface automatically points to BuddyBoss user profiles

BuddyBoss Friends

Automatically integrates to BuddyBoss Friends, it's also possible to show Mini Friends Widget and Friends Tab in Messages page

Friends list

BuddyBoss Groups

Automatically integrates to BuddyBoss Groups, it's also possible to show Mini Groups Widget and Groups Tab in Messages page

The feature also allow to create Better Messages Group chats automatically based on groups members, with automatic removal and adding users from chat, when they're leaving or joining the group.

Groups list

Video & Audio call buttons are added to user profile (WebSocket Version)

Call buttons