Like all the "for Dummies" series, this book is pretty shallow. Worse, in parts it is factually inaccurate. It states directly that Buddypress is only available for use with Wordpress Multiuser, but this is not so. I also found that some of the screenshots simply did not reflect what I was seeing on my monitor. This could simply mean that it has become out of date after recent software upgrades, but is still disappointing for a book that was published so recently.
However, we must face the simple fact that there is no realistic alternative on offer. In the absence of any more reliable guide to Buddypress,I was pretty well forced to buy it. In spite of the difficulties, I did in… Read more