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Facebook Like User Activity Stream for BuddyPress

Let your BuddyPress users experience the activity stream like facebook.¬† The BuddyPress Facebook Like Activity Stream plugin shows all the activity updates which happen in a user’s network( User’s group, user’s friend) on user’s profile(or sites directory based on your settings) in one place. It works like Facebook by aggregating and showing all relevant activities at one place for the user.

You can convert your activity directory All Activities tab to only show the updates from logged in users’s network. You can also add an extra tab to user’s activity stream and show their network’s stream there.

Facebook Like User Activity Stream for BuddyPress is a step towards the right direction. You can use it with a few other plugins to make a social network just like the famous ones. It simply aggregates all the relevant activity for the users on a single page. Yes, you can see your updates/your friends update/Your groups update on the same page(as is the case of facebook feed for user).

Features:-

  • Aggregating and Providing a familiar page to users where all the relevant social activities are aggregated
  • Clicking on Username automatically redirects to His/Her stream
  • And yes, It limits the view to logged in user for their own network, just like the other social networks do
  • All Activity tab in directory can be converted to list only user’s own network(user friends, following, groups) updates in one stream.

Here are a couple of screenshots to demonstrate its use:-

Visiting Own Profile:-

You can see the stream link as well as the activity of a private group being shown on his/her profile

Here is what you see if you visit other user’s profile(This is just normal, I am trying to show the difference of the visibility of private activity)

and another screenshot where the updates from groups are shown on the same page even if the users(whose updates are visible) are not friends of the logged in user.

It is most useful if your users are coming from one of the existing social network. They will find it much more intuitive.

Configuration:-

You can access the settings from Dashboard->Settings->Facebook Like Activity Settings as shown below.

From the settings page, you can enable the BuddyPress user network activity stream on profile or use the All Activities tab in the members directory.

  If you enable the stream on profile, you can customize the slug too.

Release History

  • Version: 1.2.1

    Wednesday, 06 June, 2018
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 3.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.5+

    Fix the sql issue on new post update from activity.
    Released on: 05/02/2018
    Last tested on: 06/06/2018

  • Version: 1.2.0

    Tuesday, 01 May, 2018
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.9.4
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.5+

    1. Rewrite the plugin.
    2. Introduce better Query filter for scalability.
    3. Add option to use the sitewide activity directory as user's network stream
    4. Add admin settings panels.

  • Version: 1.1.8

    Sunday, 10 December, 2017
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.9.2
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.5+

    Fixed notices.

  • Version: 1.1.7

    Monday, 11 July, 2016
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.6.1.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Rewrote parts of it to make it flexible. Include supports for friends, groups, followers, following

  • Version: 1.1.6

    Tuesday, 08 September, 2015
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.3.3
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Updated to fix the hs_more_items notice.
    Also changed the directory name of the plugin to allow future updates via Buddydev updater.

  • Version: 1.1.5

    Saturday, 25 April, 2015
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.2.3.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    Add the filter fblike_activity_get_friend_ids to allow filtering returned friends/follower ids.

  • Version: 1.1.4

    Wednesday, 27 August, 2014
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.1.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 2.0+

    1. refactored the code and moved most of the code to Helper class
    2. Fixed the empty status issue caused by the changes the way BuddyPress not stores last activity.

  • Version: 1.1.3

    Monday, 21 April, 2014
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.0
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.8+

    Updated for BuddyPress 1.8+(tested with BuddyPress 2.0). Also added support for BuddyPress Followers Plugin

  • Version: 1.1.2

    Friday, 08 March, 2013
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.7+/BuddyPress1.8
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+/BuddyPress1.8

    Fixes call time reference passing error.

  • Version: 1.1.1

    Monday, 17 December, 2012
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.6.2
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.5+

    Fix for wpdb::prepare warning

  • Version: 1.1

    Wednesday, 17 October, 2012
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.6.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6+

    Updated to allow working when the groups component is turned off

  • Version: 1.0.9

    Friday, 21 September, 2012
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.6.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6+

    Just fixing my last mistake. Seems like I have done a lot of trivial mistakes recently. Finally, I am assured of this plugin now :)

  • Version: 1.0.8

    Thursday, 20 September, 2012
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.6.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6+

    A critical fix.
    I messed up sitewide activity page in 1.0.7.
    Please upgrade to 1.0.8. It also keeps the personal activity on user profile intact and defaults to your stream tab.

  • Version: 1.0.7

    Monday, 03 September, 2012
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.6.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6+

    Update and remove personal sub tab in the user activity and default to your stream(It is almost same as 1.0.6 except the tab defaults to your personal)

  • Version: 1.0.6

    Friday, 31 August, 2012
    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.6.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6+

    Updated for BuddyPress 1.6

    Does not redirect to the stream page by default.

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