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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 BuddyPress

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

How to install Better Messages with BuddyPress

  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 BuddyPress profile or you can also set any WordPress page to be a messages homepage

Video demonstration

Supported features

When you install BuddyPress plugin with Better Messages:

  • All links to private messages automatically points to Better Messages

  • All avatars in Better Messages interface automatically displayed from BuddyPress user profiles

  • All links to user profiles in Better Messages interface automatically points to BuddyPress user profiles

  • Automatically integrated to BuddyPress Friends with ability to create Friends List directly in plugin interface

  • Automatically integrated to BuddyPress Groups with ability to create Groups List directly in plugin interface

    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.