So you’ve mastered WordPress and are the lord of your own Multsite network. Things look pretty good from up top don’t they?

But perhaps you’re ready to take things further. You’ve got a network and now you want to get social! BuddyPress calls itself “a social network in a box” and in practice you’ll find it meets this bold statement and more.

To compete with other large sites and provide power ways for your users to really interact with each other. Get social with BuddyPress!

In the following pages we’ll explore every aspect of BuddyPress, from individual components such as the activity stream, groups, and private messaging to theme-specific hurdles and much, much more.