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BuddyPress Featured Member


BuddyPress Featured members plugin allows you to make fetured members in you BuddyPress community and show them using shortcodes

Site admin can make any users as featured from that users profile page. And featured members can be shown using shortcodes.
There’s a shortcode generator in admin page
Shortcdes parameters:
= [bfm] ( without parameters )

1. view: options: normal, slider (default: normal)

2. max: Number of members you want to show ( default 5 )

3. filter: member filter by buddypress filters ( default: active )

4. astyle: avatar style code ( default: round_0 )

5. asize: avatar size ( default: 150px )

6. user_type: BuddyPress User Account Type PRO integration.( default: none )

Shortcode Example:

[bfm view=”slider” max=”15″ filter=”alphabetical” astyle=”round_0″ asize=”100″ ]

For more info, See here


  • Go to user profile to make featured.
  • Featured members slider view.
  • Featured member shortcode generator


  1. Download
  2. upload it to your wp-content/plugins folder
  3. unzip it
  4. activate it from wp-admin/plugins
  5. You can generate shortcode using featured members shortcode generator


Not working slider view

There should be at least 3 users to show to work slider view correctly

How to place shortcodes in template file
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July 3, 2017
I wish the developer could do something about updating it. But it works good. Ran into some errors recently, but I got it resolved with this support post Thanks for this
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Contributors & Developers

“BuddyPress Featured Member” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • First version published.