BuddyPress Media adds Photos, Music, Videos & Albums to your BuddyPress powered social network. Supports mobile devices (Android/iPhone/iPad, etc) and automatic audio/video conversion.
Your favourite plugin is undergoing some transformation. This is the last release of the plugin under the name BuddyPress Media. Henceforth, the plugin will be called rtMedia for WordPress, BuddyPress and bbPress.
In addition to the existing features, rtMedia contains:
Completed, pending documentation
- Advanced templating system: Completely customise the look and feel using templates.
- RESTful API that will integrate well with any other application.
- Anywhere uploader: Let your users upload from anywhere using a shortcode or a template tag, even from a widget.
- Anywhere media: rtMedia will work not just on BuddyPress profiles and groups. It will even work for custom posts, bbPress and even comments.
- Keywords and WordPress taxonomy support.
- Slick AJAX ui, for the uploader and media display. Better lightbox and navigation.
- Full multisite support for all BuddyPress environments.
- Encoding support for WordPress attachments.
- Custom global albums: Toggle album functionality and create default custom albums for all your users.
- Universal albums: Any post/page or custom post type can become an album in rtMedia.
- Custom file type support: Add custom file types: documents, pdf, etc.
- Custom tab support: Mix and match your media to create custom tabs.
Along with a host of feature improvements and bug fixing. rtMedia 3.0 beta for WordPress, BuddyPress and bbPress will be announced soon.
Demo & Code
Fork BuddyPress Media on GitHub
BuddyPress Media's Features page
- Media uploads: Users can upload images, music and video straight from their profiles.
- Activity uploads [new]: Users can attach media to their status updates.
- Lightbox [new]: Browsing media becomes simpler with a lightbox that includes previous/next navigation.
- Drag and drop/ Multiple file uploader
- Mobile uploads: Media can be uploaded on major mobile platforms (Android/iOS)
- Social: All uploads show up in the activity streams. Other users can favourite and comment upon media.
- User albums: Uploaded media can be organised into albums
- Groups Supported: Users can upload media on Groups, as well!
- HTML5 playback: with fall back to flash/silverlight player support
- Privacy: Users can control access to their uploaded media
- Shortcode: Display public media of all the users on the site
- Enhanced media management: including sorting, moving media between albums, etc
- Advanced Image Editor: Use the Dashboard media editor on the front-end!
- Featured Media: Using a template tag, this can be then displayed on the user profile as a cover photo/video. Sponsored by Henry Wright
- Automatic conversion (premium): of common audio & video formats to mp3/mp4 via Kaltura Add-On, and FFMPEG Add-On
- Encoding Service [new]: Site owners will be able to get unsupported formats converted via this service, even on a shared hosting, without installing any additional software.
BuddyPress Media's Roadmap page
- Importers: Site admins will be able to import media from other media plugins for BuddyPress
- External media support: Users will be able to add external media using url
- Flagging and report abuse: To auto moderate spam/inappropriate media
- Watermark Addon [new] (premium): Adds advanced, customised watermarks to photos.
- Membership Addon (premium): Users can be given controlled upload quotas and media type access on their profiles and groups.
Important: Please provide a URL of the site/web page when requesting support.
BuddyPress Media includes full translation support. Head over to the translation project to contribute your translations. If you don't see the language of your choice, let us know in the support forum, we'll add it.
(Note: Credits are given for translations that are at least 50% complete.)