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BuddyPress Default Cover Photo

The BuddyPress Default Cover Photo plugin replaces the default BuddyPress cover photo and lets you add DEFAULT cover images for profiles and groups.

The integration works and requires the BuddyBoss Platform installed and activated on your website.

BuddyBoss Platform is a fork and forge of the BuddyPress plugin and bbPress plugin. Any plugin developed for the BuddyPress and bbPress plugin is supported by the BuddyBoss Platform.

You do NOT need to install the BuddyPress plugin or the bbPress plugin separately. BuddyBoss Platform acts as a replacement for both the plugins.

Installing the plugin

To install the plugin:

  1. Download the BuddyPress Default Cover Photo plugin from the link below
  2. Extract the downloaded file to the WordPress plugins folder yourhostname/wordpress/wp-content/plugins
    Go to your WordPress Dashboard > Plugins > Add New. Click the Upload Plugin button. Browse to the download file location, select the & install the plugin.
  3. Click the Activate Plugin button for the BuddyPress Default Cover Photo plugin on your website. OR
    To activate the plugin on your website site go to WordPress Dashboard > Plugins and then click the Activate button for BuddyPress Default Cover Photo.
BuddyPress Default Cover Photo - Activating the plugin
Activating the plugin

You must have the BuddyBoss Platform installed and activated on your site for the BuddyPress Default Cover Photo plugin to work.

Setting up the plugin

  1. Go to WordPress Dashboard > BuddyBoss > Integrations > BuddyPress Plugins.
  2. In the Cover Photo Settings section, mark the checkbox for Replace BP 2.4 functionality to use and enable the BuddyPress Default Cover Photo as the cover photo functionality.
    1. Upload the images for the Default Profile Cover and the Default Group Cover.
    2. Click the Save Settings button.
BuddyPress Default Cover Photo - Setting up the plugin
Setting up the plugin
BuddyPress Default Cover Photo -Default profile cover photo preview
Default profile cover photo preview


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