BP Better Messages – is a fully-featured replacement for standard BuddyPress Messages and also can work as a private messaging system for WordPress when used without BuddyPress.
BuddyPress Better Messages is a plugin that enhances the messaging system in the BuddyPress plugin for WordPress. This plugin adds new features and improves the existing ones to make messaging more user-friendly and efficient. It allows users to send and receive messages in real-time, create and manage message threads with multiple recipients, add attachments to messages, mark messages as unread, delete messages, search messages by keyword, and use keyboard shortcuts to navigate the messaging system. Overall, BuddyPress Better Messages is a useful tool for improving communication within social networks or online communities powered by BuddyPress.
It provides live chat functionality for BuddyPress or any other WordPress-powered website with the ability to create chatrooms or just private conversations between website users.
The plugin is fully backward compatible with BuddyPress Messages
BuddyPress Better Messages is specifically designed for integration with BuddyPress, a popular social networking plugin for WordPress. The plugin works seamlessly with BuddyPress and is compatible with the latest version of WordPress.
Once installed and activated, the plugin automatically replaces the default BuddyPress messaging system with its own enhanced messaging system. Users can access the messaging system through the BuddyPress user menu or via a dedicated messaging page.
BuddyPress Better Messages also integrates with other BuddyPress plugins and extensions, such as BuddyPress Group Email Subscription and BuddyPress Activity Plus, to enhance messaging functionality within groups and activities.
The plugin also allows for customization and control over messaging settings, including the ability to limit messaging access based on user roles, set message retention time, and restrict message types.
Overall, BuddyPress Better Messages provides seamless integration with BuddyPress and enhances the messaging experience within online communities and social networks.
Improved features compared to the standard system
AJAX or WebSocket powered real-time conversations
Reworked email notifications
Fully new concept and design
Embedded links with thumbnail, title, etc…
Emoji selector (using jsdelivr CDN to serve EmojiOne)
oEmbed YouTube, Vimeo, VideoPress, Flickr, DailyMotion, Kickstarter, Meetup.com, Mixcloud, SoundCloud, and more
Message sound notification
Whole site messages notifications (User will be notified anywhere with a small notification window)
Mass messaging feature
Messages for BuddyPress Groups NEW
Chat Rooms NEW
Voice Messages (available as an add-on) NEW