Get Multi user blogs on wordpress

| June 6, 2010 | 5 Comments

I wanted to create something like this for a long time and i was looking in all the wrong places. I searched for  “wordpress cms themes” on google I searched for “forum blogs” and “multi user blogs” etc but got nowhere. The suddenly while browsing one of my favorite  forums i chanced upon a thread  “wpmu Blogs” and ended up doing more research.

Buddypress & WPMU for multi user blogs

Turns out , its just what  i was looking for so long. With “WPMU” or “wordpress Multi blogs” you can install it have have thousand of wordpress blogs from that one install and give permission to their people to run blogs of their own under your domain or hosting.

in my quest for this new  multi user blog i also  came across the “buddy press plugin” , for which i did not know much about and got it added to  my wordpress install. Turns out it give nice added functionality  like unique user profiles can be set up, and  you can  have your own activity rss feed  and connect to other users of the blog. So buddy press is certainly a good plugin for a more interactive blog.

Buddy press sample  Wpmu demo

If you install buddy press on a WPMU which is a multi user blog , you get many more added benefits liek a very large  blogging community that can speak  and interact with each other.

So follow me  as i experiment more with Buddypress and WPMU “wordpress Multi User blogs”. in the meantime check out some blogs that are online that use buddy press and WPMU

Blogs on Buddy press and WPMU

1. Harvey Norman Gadget blog

2. Tosh O

3. H mag

4. New York Times

5. Crikey.com.au

wpmu blogs crikey australian ebsite

Here is what wordpress MU does !!
Features
  • Everything WordPress does.
  • Scaling to tens of millions of pageviews per day.
  • Unlimited users and blogs.
  • Different permissions on different blogs.
  • Ambiguity about how to pronounce its name
    • A campus wide social network for your university, school or college.
    • An internal communication tool for your company.
    • A niche social network for your interest topic.
    • A focused social network for your new product.
  • What can I use BuddyPress for?

    BuddyPress is built to bring people together. It works well to enable people with similar interests to connect and communicate. Some of the fantastic uses might be:

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