Posts Tagged ‘BuddyPress’
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Coding great-quality, open source software, while often rewarding, can also be a thankless, difficult task. As many have been asking for an update on BP Privacy–also known as the BuddyPress Privacy Component–I thought I would take the time to write up an exhaustive history of the project and share some lessons learned. Read more »
Yes, I know. What??? How could you??!! And just on the greatly-anticipated eve of BP Privacy’s release? Is this a warped event caused by a rip in the space-time continuum or possibly even triggered by Daylight Savings Time? Is this some sort of a joke?
Nope. It is real. The reason is simple and practical. Read more »
Okay, that title may not be accurate. But for those advanced BuddyPress administrators and site owners who are performance focused, the BuddyPress Privacy Component will offer the option of creating the ACL (access control list) tables with the InnoDB storage engine instead of the MyISAM storage engine which WordPress and BuddyPress use as the default. This offers a number of advantages such as referential integrity with cascading deletes and updates and row-level locking instead of table-wide locking—which increases performance by facilitating multi-user concurrency, a crucial point for under-powered servers or highly-trafficked sites. Read more »