BuddyBoss Product Update – October 31st, 2023

Engagement, user satisfaction, and seamless operation are the pillars upon which thriving online communities are built. At BuddyBoss, we are committed to fostering these pillars through continuous improvements and additions to our platform. Our latest update on the BuddyBoss Platform and App, is tailored to provide you and your community with more power, flexibility, and ease of use.

In this post, we dive into the specifics of these updates, exploring how each new feature, enhancement, and bug fix is geared toward making your BuddyBoss experience smoother and more enjoyable. From the highly anticipated “Pin to Activity” feature to essential bug fixes ensuring flawless operation, there’s a lot in store for every BuddyBoss user.

Join us as we unravel the details of the updates, shedding light on how they contribute to making BuddyBoss more robust, user-friendly platform for fostering engaging and vibrant online communities.

New Features

New Features

Pin to Activity

The introduction of the “Pin to Activity” feature is a noteworthy advancement in fostering better communication and visibility within the community. Here are the specifics of this feature:

Activity Feed Pinning: Site administrators now have the privilege to pin posts to the site-wide activity feed. This function serves as a mechanism to highlight important announcements or content that is relevant to the entire community.

Group-specific Pinning: Within individual groups, the group organizer or moderator has the ability to pin posts to the top of the group’s activity feed. This could be used for pinning group rules, key announcements, or any other vital information that group members should see immediately.

Enhanced Visibility: By pinning posts, admins and organizers ensure that critical content remains visible and easily accessible, amidst the continuous flow of new posts and activity.

Learn more about this feature from the following video.

Bug Fixes

BuddyBoss Bugs No More

BuddyBoss Platform

Subgroup Leaving Issue Resolved: We addressed a navigation bug where the “leave the group” button disappeared in subgroups once a user left the parent group, thereby streamlining the user experience when navigating through groups.

Xenforo Import Issue Resolved: The update fixes the problem where discussions were not being imported and connected to parent forums as intended when using Xenforo import, thereby ensuring seamless data import functionality.

Search Functionality Enhanced: The enhancement in search functionality now includes custom post types like Courses, topics, lessons, quizzes, and products, particularly from Geo Directory and Tutor LMS, enriching the platform’s search capabilities.

Email Sanitization Bug Fixed: We resolved an email sanitization issue during signup that prevented email confirmations from being sent out correctly, thus ensuring that users can interact with the site as intended.

Course Access Issue Resolved: Fixed a bug that prevented users from accessing courses after purchasing using different Membership plugins, ensuring a seamless purchase and access experience.

Message Send Button Issue Fixed: We resolved an issue where the send button could be clicked multiple times but the message wasn’t sent. This fix prevents multiple or repeated messages, enhancing the messaging functionality.

UI Issues in Search Bars Fixed: Improved the user interface of various search bars on the Tab Bar, addressing inconsistencies and enhancing the UI.

LearnDash Quiz Save/Resume Sync Issue Resolved: Enhanced synchronization between the web and app for the LearnDash quiz save/resume function, ensuring a consistent user experience across platforms.


The latest updates for the BuddyBoss Platform and App embody our relentless pursuit of delivering a superior, hassle-free community experience to our users. These updates bring a blend of new features, enhancements, and bug fixes, each tailored to address specific user needs and improve the overall functionality of the platform and the app.

The introduction of the “Pin to Activity” feature across both platforms is a notable advancement that promotes better visibility and accessibility of crucial content, aiding in enhanced communication and engagement within the community. 

We appreciate your continued support and await your feedback on these updates. Our team remains at your service for any queries or assistance you may need, ensuring your experience with BuddyBoss is nothing short of excellent.

Thank you for being a part of the BuddyBoss community. Your success is our triumph, and we are thrilled to be a part of your community-building journey. Here’s to many more updates and a thriving online community!

Author Faisal Sarker Faisal is a tech writer and marketer. Apart from writing useful content that help people around the world, he also likes to travel and read books of all genres in his leisure time.
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