BuddyPress is itself a social package, capable of increasing the community scorecard of any WordPress website. But, it still lacks tons of functionalities.

Thanks to the additional plugins, those missing functionalities can be added easily. All you need to look for is a particular plugin offering the set of functionalities you’re looking for.

I’m writing this compilation of the best BuddyPress plugins, exactly what I was talking about earlier. These plugins are known to function perfectly with both platforms.

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Let’s start with the best options we have, but before we begin with the list, I’ll recommend you to have a list of requirements, which will help the process of finding the exact match.

22 best BuddyPress add-ons 2018 (updated in real-time)

 

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  1. 1

    UserPro

    129.7
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    Starting with a premium plugin which is currently trending on the platform like CodeCanyon, was the easiest choice for me, and also the obvious one. It’s a plugin that …. Read full review

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    ProfilePress

    83.4
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    Do you want to create a custom login or registration forms for your WordPress site? Want to customize the profile page? If you do, you have come to the right place. In today’s post, I am going to …. Read full review
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    Youzer

    11.1
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    Youzer is a Community & Forums & User Profiles WordPress Plugin with all the features you need to bring life to your website and give your users much more space to express themselves and inter …. Read full review
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    Hide My WP

    57.4
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    The immense popularity of WordPress is the number reason to why WordPress site gets targeted so much. You can change by hiding the fact that your website is based on WordPress. You can easily do that …. Read full review
  5. 5

    BuddyPress Member Types

    37.9
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    If you have a lot of users registered and want to divide them as per their roles, then use this plugin to make that happen. It can divide the members into types and make …. Read full review

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    TotalPoll Pro

    27.9
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    Now, if you are not looking for any sort of limitations, rather want to implement everything into the website, then check out TotalPoll Pro plugin. It’s a premium prod …. Read full review

  7. 7

    Monarch Plugin

    23.5
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    Monarch is an incredible WordPress social media plugin that is loved by many because it consists of over 20 social sharing networks that you can display on your website. You have the freedom to add th …. Read full review
  8. 8

    WP Media Folder

    19.1
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    In this detailed plugin review, let’s find if the search for the best WordPress media manager plugin ends at …. Read full review
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    rtMedia for WordPress, BuddyPress and bbPress

    15.9
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    Allowing users to upload images and add them to their respective profiles is one simple way to make the community interesting. To make it happen to a normal BuddyPress p …. Read full review

  10. 10

    WP File Download

    15.2
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    The default WordPress setup features file management for images and videos only. Rest of the files are not that supported. Today, you’re going to learn how to make tho …. Read full review

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    Amazon Auto Links

    11.2
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    As you can get it from its name, it’s a simple product that can be used to create automatic links to products you’re promoting, straight from Amazon. You just have t …. Read full review

  12. 12

    BuddyPress Default Data

    10.5
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    Before we can begin a new website, especially the one with lots of user registration and community activities, every functionality and feature have to be tested thoroughly. The same implies in the cas …. Read full review
  13. 13

    WP Social SEO booster

    8.6
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    WP Social SEO booster is a plugin which is aimed to boost your social signals and Knowledge Graph in the major search engines. It integrates with Facebook open graph, Twitter cards, and the Google ric …. Read full review
  14. 14

    Surveys by Feedback Cat

    7.8
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    We are here as we wish to gather a proper feedback, and to make it possible, consider checking this free plugin. It holds specific features and functionalities, rather t …. Read full review

  15. 15

    Surveys by IgniteFeedback

    7.0
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    This is my last recommendation which comes at a price but you can begin with its free trial version initially. The trial version works with limitations on the number of …. Read full review

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    WP Smush

    6.3
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    Even a single image in a post can increase the page load time by a big margin, considering the text part of a content doesn’t consume a lot of server resources. …. Read full review

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    WP Rocket

    5.4
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    Featuring very simple setting options, WP Rocker is my pick for the best caching plugin. The advanced compression technologies used …. Read full review
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    Recent Tweets Widget

    5.0
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    Fetching the recent tweets from a particular profile is what you’re aiming for, then here is an extremely simple plugin that can make it happen. It works with the API v1.1 which even suppor …. Read full review
  19. 19

    Yoast SEO

    4.6
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    Over a million WordPress users use Yoast WordPress SEO plugins which is by far the most popular and most robust plugin out there. With every update, the user experience seems to improve, and the featu …. Read full review
  20. 20

    WordPress Backup to Dropbox

    3.8
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    If you’re looking for the backup application for Dropbox but don’t have a budget to buy a premium plugin, then consider this free one. It can keep a c …. Read full review

  21. 21

    UpdraftPlus Backup and Restoration

    3.2
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    I recently gave a try to UpdraftPlus, and it did impress me. The plugin is extremely simple to use and packs all the required tools in a simple and elegant looking UI. I …. Read full review

  22. 22

    WangGuard

    2.3
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    Every website receives some sort of spam and the ones allowing user registration, receives tons of them. The same applies to a BuddyPress powered website, and the defaul …. Read full review

22 Best BuddyPress Plugins 2018 ( Reviewed by 1137 Community owners) Summery
NameEditor’s RatingPricing Model
UserPro 3.5/5One time license
ProfilePress 4/5Subscription
Youzer 4/5One time license
Hide My WP 3.9/5One time license
BuddyPress Member Types 3.6/5Subscription