Restrict Registration, Maintenance Screen & More – BuddyBoss Monthly Update

Welcome to this edition of the BuddyBoss Monthly Product Update! We’re excited to have you here as we unveil the latest and greatest enhancements, bug fixes, and new features that we’ve been diligently working on. As the fall season approaches, the BuddyBoss team has been tirelessly dedicated to ensuring your BuddyBoss experience remains at the forefront of innovation, security, and user satisfaction.

Our commitment to your success is at the heart of everything we do, and this month’s updates are a testament to that dedication. We understand that as the world of online communities and eLearning continues to evolve, so do your needs and expectations. It’s our mission to not only meet those needs but to exceed them.

Let’s dive into the core of what’s been brewing at BuddyBoss:

BuddyBoss Platform

We have a special new feature in the BuddyBoss platform this month as well as some great improvements and bug fixes.

What’s New in the BuddyBoss Platform

Restrict Registration Feature

Restrict Registration

This month, we’ve introduced the ‘Restrict Registration’ feature, providing you with greater control over who can join your community. Now, you can specify which email addresses or domains are allowed or restricted from registering on your site. This feature is a game-changer for maintaining a secure and tailored registration process.

Enhancements Made in the BuddyBoss Platform

Core Code Improvements: Our team has diligently reviewed and improved the codebase across various components, drawing inspiration from recent BBPress releases. These enhancements ensure that your BuddyBoss platform runs optimally, delivering a seamless experience to your users.

Efficient Data Migration: We’ve streamlined the data migration process when transitioning between release versions. This improvement makes upgrading smoother and more efficient, saving you time and hassle.

Zoom Integration Upgrade: We’ve updated the Zoom integration to support Server-to-Server OAuth apps with Social Groups. This enhancement ensures a more seamless and integrated experience when using Zoom within your community.

Bugs Fixed in the BuddyBoss Platform

Zoom Time Out Fix: Previously, participants joining Zoom meetings via browser links experienced timeout errors. We’ve resolved this issue to ensure uninterrupted meetings and collaboration.

Profile Embedding: Embedding a TikTok link with the same username as another member used to redirect users to the wrong profile. This bug has been fixed to provide a smoother user experience.

RTL File Extensions: Icons for File Extensions were not displaying correctly when RTL mode was enabled. We’ve rectified this issue to ensure consistency in your BuddyBoss platform.

Activity Link Previews: Link previews were not functioning correctly when referencing the same site in activity posts. We’ve addressed this bug to improve the user experience.

Messages Timezone Fix: AM/PM in private messages displayed varying results due to timezone differences. This bug has been resolved to ensure consistent time display in your private messages.

LearnDash Messaging: Users can now send private messages to LearnDash Group Leaders, fostering better communication within their learning community.

BuddyBoss App

What’s New in the BuddyBoss App

LearnDash Comments Support

LearnDash Comments BuddyBoss App

Our BuddyBoss App now supports comments on Course Lessons and Topics within LearnDash. This addition enhances the interactive learning experience for your users, facilitating discussions and engagement.

Maintenance Screen

Under Maintenance BuddyBoss App

We’ve introduced a Maintenance Screen to ensure a smooth user experience when the app needs to be temporarily unavailable for updates or improvements.

Enhancements Made in the BuddyBoss App

Custom Development Styling Options: You now have more styling options to customize the comment container, allowing you to personalize the app’s appearance according to your branding.

Google Play Billing Library Update: We’ve updated the Google Play Billing Library to version 5.0, ensuring your app stays up-to-date with the latest technology and security features.

LearnDash Enrollment Limitation: To ensure fairness, students can no longer enroll in a course that has already reached its maximum student limit.

Bugs Fixed in the BuddyBoss App

LearnDash Quiz Fix: Previously, completed quizzes allowed students to change their answers after completion. This issue has been resolved, ensuring fair assessment.

Zoom Meeting Links: Meeting links will now open the Zoom app if installed on the device. If not, users will be redirected to an in-app browser, recommending the app store download for a smoother experience.

Vimeo Privacy Fix: A privacy error message was displayed when using the HTML embed block with Vimeo content. This issue has been addressed for a seamless multimedia experience.

Media Permissions: Permissions for uploading media were missing for Android 13 models. We’ve fixed this bug to ensure media uploads work seamlessly.

Group Messaging Fix: You can now create group messages with someone you already have a private message with, improving communication in your community.

BuddyBoss Theme

Enhancements Made in the BuddyBoss Theme

Zoom Integration: Our Zoom integration now supports Server-to-Server OAuth apps with Social Groups, enhancing your online meetings and collaboration.

LearnDash 4.7.0 Support: We’ve added support for LearnDash 4.7.0, including features like Challenge Exams, Course Student Limits, and Start/End enrollment restrictions.


And there you have it— BuddyBoss Monthly Product Update in all its glory! We’ve journeyed through an array of exciting new features, enhancements, and crucial bug fixes, all designed to elevate your BuddyBoss experience.

We’re more committed than ever to delivering top-notch solutions for your online communities, eLearning platforms, and social networks. Your success is our success, and we take that to heart with each line of code we write and every improvement we make.

Your feedback fuels our progress, so please keep it coming. If you have questions, or suggestions, or simply want to share your experience with BuddyBoss, we’re here, eager to listen and assist. Your insights shape the future of BuddyBoss, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed your expectations.

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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