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BP SearchFriends


This BP-Searchfriends plugin will populate a list of your buddypress network friends with the following criteria:

  • Search by Friend’s Display Name
  • Search by Friend’s Email
  • Search by Friend’s Nicename
  • Search by Friend’s Username


  • Search for your friends with their Display Name/Email/Nice Name/Username.
  • You will see a nice search suggest of the members in the Buddypress network.


The quickest method for installing this search Friend plugin is:

  1. Visit Plugins -> Add New Plugin in the WordPress dashboard
  2. Search for “BP SearchFriends” plugin from the wordpress plugins repository
  3. Click on “Install Now” link.
  4. Finally click “Activate Plugin”.

Once the plugin is installed and activated, start integrating the plugin in your buddypress template file or wordpress page.

  • To integrate within wordpress page use the short code : [BP_SearchFriends]
  • To integrate within buddypress template file, use the template tag :


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