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BuddyBlog is a BuddyPress plugin which allows users to create/manage their blog/posts from profile.

The basic functionality that it allows at the moment is:-

Basic Functionality:-

  • Creating New Post
  • Editing existing Post
  • Deleting Posts
  • Publishing Post
  • unpublishing post(moving to the draft status)

BuddyBlog Version 1.1 or above allows following:-

  • BuddyBlog can work with normal post or any custom post type
  • It can use any registered taxonomy
  • Admins can select post type/taxonomy from BuddyBlog Settings page in the admin
  • Admins can control who can publish/what can be published etc, various options from admin.

The current plugin supports following things:-


  • Custom taxonomies/Categories association to post types
  • Tags association to post
  • Upload(can be limited , how many) on the post screen


  • Needs Simple Frone End post plugin to create post.
  • New categories/tags can not be created from front end(A limitation of simple front end post)



Post Lists on Profile:-

when the user is logged in:-

Creating New Post:-

Editing Post:-


Admin settings( You can access via Dashboard->Settings->BuddyBlog):-



For more details and Customization, please read this post.

Blog Post:  http://buddydev.com/buddypress/introducing-buddyblog-allow-users-to-blog-from-their-buddypress-profile/

Github Repo: https://github.com/sbrajesh/buddyblog

Release History

  • Version: 1.1.2

    Sunday, 21 June, 2015

    • Tested With: BuddyPress
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Do not use number type in html. Replace with text input type for allowed number of posts.

  • Version: 1.1.1

    Friday, 19 June, 2015

    • Tested With: BuddyPress
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Allow admins to let users having certain capability edit posts in the WordPress dashboard.

  • Version: 1.1

    Tuesday, 16 June, 2015

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.3
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0

    Adds admin settings page. Now, Site admins can tune BuddyBlog, use custom post type or taxonomy with it.
    Also refactored the code for better readability.

  • Version: 1.0.4

    Wednesday, 05 February, 2014

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.9.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.8+

    Update to support featured post thumbnail

  • Version: 1.0.3

    Monday, 20 January, 2014

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.9.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.8+

    This updated fixes the following things
    -Comment issue
    -Double post issue
    -and a few minor tweaks

  • Version: 1.0.2

    Wednesday, 31 July, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.7.3/BuddyPress 1.8
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+/BuddyPress 1.8

    Updated to fix delete/pagination issue.
    Allows Custom permalinks. Fixes titles and a lot of other enhancements.

  • Version: 1.0.1

    Friday, 15 March, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.7 beta2/BuddyPress1.8
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+/BuddyPress1.8

    Updated to allow authors to control commenting status(allow/deny comments).

  • Version: 1.0

    Monday, 18 February, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.6.4/BuddyPress 1.7 beta
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6+

    The initial release of the BuddyBlog Plugin