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Social Media for WordPress > 2. Building the Social Network: BuddyPress and WP ...

Chapter 2. Building the Social Network: BuddyPress and WP Symposium

It took Mark Zuckerberg about one month to build the first iteration of Facebook. It'll take you only five minutes to build it yourself. Here's the drawback—it'll be just as easy for others, too. Competition is inevitable.

In the first chapter, we covered the importance of your site content and how you can funnel and deliver your content to your audience for easier access. Now, we'll go over some ideas on how you can drive social interactions using plugins, which will greatly extend your WordPress site. Specifically, we'll learn the following:

  • Preparations for rolling out your social media layer
  • Top ten plugins that will help you with BuddyPress development
  • Adding game-like capabilities to help you engage your site members

  

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