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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 ProfileGrid

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

How to install Better Messages with ProfileGrid

  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 ProfileGrid profile or you can also set any WordPress page to be a messages homepage
  5. If you are using ProfileGrid Messages - disable it as it makes no sense to use it together with Better Messages

Supported features

When you install ProfileGrid plugin with Better Messages:

  • All avatars in Better Messages interface automatically displayed from ProfileGrid user profiles
  • All links to user profiles in Better Messages interface automatically points to ProfileGrid user profiles

Automatically adding messages tab in currently logged-in user profile

Profile Page

Automatically adding private message button in other user profiles

Other Profile Page