BuddyPress was the first plugin developed for WP. ClassicPress without CalssicBuddyPress is like Stalio without Olio.

If any developers want to fork BuddyPress, they’re welcome to do so.

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BuddyPress is a very odd plugin. It completely hijacks the site instead of doing things “the WordPress way”. These days it’s really intended primarily for

It’s actually pretty easy to build a forum on CP/WP using regular posts, categories, and comments (and a CPT, if desired). I wouldn’t recommend anyone fork BuddyPress for CP.

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