Social media websites have brought a revolution in the modern world. Everyone wishes to share their interests, beliefs, likes and disliked with their online friends and social community websites make it possible for us to engage in such activities. Not only this, social networks like Facebook also allow members to update their status and display their opinions in the form of various emojis which makes it more engaging and fun.
If you are also running a social network based on BuddyPress and wish to give your members to update status and reactions on their profile and other activities respectively, you can easily do so with the help of a very useful add on for BuddyPress called BuddyPress Status and Reactions. It is a dedicated BuddyPress addon that allows your community members to update their status and reactions on what’s happening around the community.
Adding Status Updates To BuddyPress Community
BuddyPress community by default offers its members to post activities on their profile. Blog posts, new friendships, and blog comments are activities that are recorded in a BuddyPress community website.
But, the BuddyPress community does not allow its members to add reactions to activity updates and post status, moods, and smileys beside their username on their profile. Giving your members the power to add moods, smileys, and reactions on their profile can be a really fun way to keep them engaged on your social networking website.
BuddyPress Reaction and Status works flawlessly with BuddyPress and allows your members to do so.
It allows your community members to update their status with what they are doing at the moment along with emojis that will appear beside their username on their profile. Furthermore, it comes with a collection of an inbuilt set of icons to choose from. He can also upload custom emojis and icons from the backend itself.
Features of this plugin include:
Status Icon Options:
This feature allows an admin to set icons he wishes to display at the frontend to his community members. It allows an admin to select the set of emojis from the variety of inbuilt emoji sets available to choose from. When a member will set this emoji, it will appear beside a member’s username at his profile page.
Activity Reaction Icons:
An admin can also allow his community members to give reaction to activity updates.
An admin can also add as much emojis he wishes to show to the members and can also delete emojis when he needs. Reactions are important as they act as an interactive option to allow your members to react to different activities and express their opinions in a fun way.
Other than allowing members to update status and post reactions, this plugin also allows an admin to enable or disable status icon for certain BuddyPress components. These include:
- Enable or Disable status icon to be displayed in the activity loop
- Enable or Disable status icon to be displayed at the user profile page
- Enable or Disable status icon to be displayed in BuddyPress activity actions.
See The Plugin Live In Action:
Add More Engagement To Your Community Website With Status And Moods
In order to bring more and more members to your community website, it is essential to make your community interactive for them. This plugin helps an admin to allow members to post status on their profile and add a reaction to activities thus making their profile look more beautiful and fun. This plugin is very useful and easy to use making your community visit their profile again and again and updating their moods and emojis.
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