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Blog Categories For Groups

Blog Categories for Groups plugin allows you to associate one or more categories to a group and It will fetch and list all posts in those categories to group blog screen. Please use BP Simple Front End Post plugin to allow this plugin creating post from front end.

What It does?

Have you seen BuddyPress group blog plugin, if yes, then you should know about this plugin too. It does almost all the same thing as the group blog plugin does but It does not require  additional blog for each group. You can associate one or more categories to a group and the plugin will create a virtual group blog.

Features at A glance:-

  • Associate One or more categories with a Group
  • Will work with WordPress Single User and WordPress Multisite Both
  • Simple post from front end using Modified One quick Post plugin by Gordie
  • Group blog home page, group blog categories archive, single posts screen

It’s simple lightweight and provides you the flexibility to use Group blog with single user as well as multiuser version of WordPress.

Release History

  • Version: 1.3.1

    Thursday, 25 April, 2019
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 4.3
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.5+

    Better integration for activity publishing for posts published from dashboard. Also added option to lists all posts from the terms on group page.

  • Version: 1.3.0

    Monday, 07 January, 2019
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 4.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.5+

    1. Added option to disable showing single post inside the group. It can be shown as normal site post instead.
    2. Updated post list to only show posts from current group and not all posts for the selected category.
    3. Added option to disable edit link linking to post edit in the WordPress dashboard.
    4. Added option to disable the option for group creators/group admins to "Disable Blog Category"
    5. Fixed term selection of group create/ blog categories settings page. Now it is required to select some term on group create or blog categories settings update.
    6 . Small improvements in template.

  • Version: 1.2.8

    Wednesday, 26 December, 2018
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 4.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.5+

    Minor change

  • Version: 1.2.6

    Tuesday, 25 December, 2018
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 4.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.5+

    Fix bug when BuddyPress groups extension not active.
    Admin framework updated to fix deprecated function create_function

  • Version: 1.2.7

    Tuesday, 25 December, 2018
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 4.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.5+

    FIx fatal on frontend due to calling a not existing function.

  • Version: 1.2.5

    Monday, 20 August, 2018
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 3.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.5+

    Fix the Post link in group activity. Code cleanup.

  • Version: 1.2.4

    Sunday, 03 April, 2016
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.5.2
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Updated for a lot of enhancements.

  • Version: 1.2.3

    Friday, 18 March, 2016
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.5.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.4+

    Updated to add Admin options, rewritten parts for activity stream handling and a lot more

  • Version: 1.2.2

    Friday, 05 February, 2016
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.4.3
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Updated to fix comment issue

  • Version: 1.2.1

    Friday, 30 October, 2015
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.3.4
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Added an action to allow modifying the group extension settings.

  • Version: 1.2.0

    Tuesday, 18 August, 2015
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.3.2.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Updated for compatibility with the new Group extension API. Fixes various notices.
    Also, refactored the code to follow WordPress coding standards.

  • Version: 1.1.1

    Tuesday, 12 August, 2014
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.0.2
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.9+

    Updated for BuddyPress 2.0+
    Added support for theme compat. There is no need to move any file any more.

  • Version: 1.1

    Monday, 03 June, 2013
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.7.2
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+

    Rewrote the code & Updated for BP Simple Front End Post Plugin 1.1.3+.

  • Version: 1.0.4

    Thursday, 01 December, 2011
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.5.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.5+
    • BuddyPress 1.5 Compatibility
    • Add support for creating post via BP Simple Front End Post plugin
  • Version: 1.0.2

    Sunday, 22 August, 2010
    • Tested With: Wordpress 3.0.1+BuddyPress 1.2.5.2
    • Compatible With: Wordpress 3.0.1+BuddyPress 1.2.5.2

    Fixes the issue with all blog posts showing in the group blog.

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